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Tea partiers vent views

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In a gathering that was part revival, part political theater, part country music concert and part venting, about 800 people cheered and booed on cue at a Sherwood Park tea party Wednesday morning. Conservatives gathered for an hour before the ...

Coal-plant conversion bill on governor’s desk

By Charles Ashby

A measure to convert coal-fired power plants in the Denver area to natural gas was sent to Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk Wednesday. House Bill 1365, introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers that included three from the Western Slope, is ...

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Grabe gets life in prison for son’s murder

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury Wednesday said Allen Grabe was legally sane when he shot his 13-year-old son nine times in September 2008, rejecting Grabe’s defense of insanity. Grabe, 53, sat expressionless as District Judge Brian Flynn sentenced ...


Clifton man accused of molesting girl, photographing assault

By Amy Hamilton

A 38-year-old Clifton man was arrested Tuesday after sending a Web camera, with instructions to send back naked images, to an out-of-state, undercover police officer who was operating a child-predator sting. Robert Arthur Brewster included ...

Rhetoric rises over Palin’s targeting of Salazar

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Sarah Palin’s targeting of Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District will backfire on the two Republicans vying to run against Democrat incumbent John Salazar,  according to Salazar’s campaign. Campaign spokesman Ronnie ...

Woman sentenced for violating parole after fraud

By Amy Hamilton

A former Clifton resident who made up a tale about her husband being killed in combat in Iraq pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to violating terms of probation. Sarah Kenney, 29, initially pleaded guilty in 2005 to a felony charge of criminal ...

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Taken in by scam suspect, woman faces foreclosure

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Sally Musgrove has always shown she can take care of herself. Back in the 1970s, she won over customers who had doubts about a woman in the surveying business. At age 58, she went to college, earned a bachelor’s degree in business ...

Bill favors gas over coal, senator says

By Charles Ashby

It isn’t right to promote one industry at the expense of another, according to state senators who oppose a measure to convert Front Range, coal-fired, power plants to burn natural gas. Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, and other senators argued ...

Norwood man announces 3rd District candidacy

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A Del Norte man unaffiliated with any political party is running for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. John W. Hargis Sr. said he would represent the Constitution and Colorado in Congress, and would provide a link on his U.S. House ...

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2 hurt as fire destroys rural home

By Amy Hamilton

Two people were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital when a fire destroyed a home northwest of Grand Junction. An elderly woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation in the fire late Monday night at 947 23 Road, the Grand Junction Fire Department ...

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