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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 ...

Tea Party Express to make GJ stop

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The Tea Party Express, which kicked off a cross-country tour on Saturday in Searchlight, Nev., is to stop Wednesday in Grand Junction. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate, kicked off the rolling protest, the third ...


Specialty tags upset some people

By Charles Ashby

Neither Gary Sherman nor Darlene Kobobel expected to get into a political fight in the Colorado Legislature. After all, both wanted state lawmakers to approve new specialty license plates for their pet causes. Sherman is an Aspen resident ...

Colorado, District 51 still hoping for share of reform funds

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Monday that the first round of Race to the Top grants would go to Delaware and Tennessee, but that doesn’t mean Colorado has given up hope for some education reform money. The state is ...

Carbondale couple safe after 2 nights in snow cave

By Dennis Webb

Two backcountry skiers spent two cold, wet nights in a snow cave after encountering whiteout conditions on the way to a hut near Aspen. The Carbondale couple eventually made it to their destination of the Goodwin-Green hut on Sunday, tired ...

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