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Mesa County Democrats pick Bennet, split with state

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County Democrats went for U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in Tuesday’s caucuses, but most other Democrats in the state decided his opponent, Andrew Romanoff, was the better choice. The former speaker of the Colorado House took nearly 51 ...

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Tea parties factor into Mesa County Republican races

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Republican caucuses in the Grand Valley took on a distinct tea-party tinge Wednesday as party members marked the beginning of the political season. Still, some Republicans gathered on Grand Junction’s east edge and in Fruitvale ...

Grand Junction census office loses leader

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Two weeks before the national head count for the U.S. Census, the Grand Junction office is without a permanent head. Employees also are being encouraged to see physicians should they feel any ill effects from noxious fumes that leaked into ...

Fire destroys trailer in Glenwood Springs

By Staff

An early-morning fire Tuesday destroyed a trailer and caused smoke and other damage in the adjacent Carpet One building in Glenwood Springs. Emergency dispatchers were contacted about the fire at 4:47 a.m., and firefighters arrived on the ...

Police Blotter, March 17, 2010

By Staff

Restaurant vandalized A manager opening for business at Dragon Wall, 2839 North Ave., reported Sunday that a window had been shattered. The window was valued at approximately $1,000. Pet-door burglar thwarted A woman in the 500 block of ...

7 vehicles set ablaze in Delta

By Amy Hamilton

Every day for about the past two months, Delta resident Jason Doering spent hours pouring love and money into fixing up a 1989 Pontiac Trans Am so he and his fiancee could have a nice ride. He recently got the vehicle running, but his car and ...

GJ economy lagging, but moving, report says

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The Grand Junction economy was one of the worst performing in the Intermountain West over the last year, according to Brookings Mountain West, a partnership of the Brookings Institution and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. More recent ...

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Man confesses to killing wife in front of child, affidavit says

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A Grand Junction man stabbed his wife to death in front of the couple’s 2-year-old daughter after she told him she didn’t love him, according to an arrest affidavit released Monday. Octavio Vargas-Herrera, 24, 3025 Mohawk Ave., ...

Attorney wants fraud trial moved from Grand Junction to Denver

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The court-appointed attorney for Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller would ask to be removed from the case if it were tried in Grand Junction, attorney Daniel Smith said in court papers seeking to have the mail-and securities-fraud ...

Conservative group backs Tipton for U.S. House

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The Western Slope Conservative Alliance endorsed Cortez Republican Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional District. The endorsement runs counter to that of another tea-party-related organization, GJResult.com, which endorsed Steamboat Springs ...

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