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Conservative group backing new crop of GOP candidates

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A slate of potential new leaders for the Mesa County Republican Party sought and won support from the Western Slope Conservative Alliance before the scheduled GOP vote this morning. The slate of candidates doesn’t necessarily reflect a ...

Judge gives uranium mill the go-ahead

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The planned Piñon Ridge uranium mill can go forward under Montrose County’s special-use permit, a judge ruled Friday. Seventh Judicial District Judge James Schum ruled the Montrose County Commission acted within its discretion last ...

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Boutique owner blames construction for closing her store on Main Street

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The result of the Downtown Uplift project isn’t worth waiting for if you won’t be in business at the end. Those are the parting words Julie Groll, owner of Vintage West Boutique at 441 Main St., has for fellow retailers in the ...

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Man details festival to rival Country Jam

By Melinda Mawdsley

A man planning to stage a large country music festival to rival Country Jam USA held a news conference Friday to reveal who will perform but revealed little else about who he is and how he plans to fund the venture. Bobby Willis, who said he ...


37-year wait over for man as he meets lost daughter

By Rachel Sauer

The empty space remained unfilled, and the guilt never left. He replayed it often in his mind: what he should have done differently; the calls he should have made and the letters he should have written; the things he should have said; the man ...

GOP: Cap late fee on vehicles

By Charles Ashby

Republicans in the Colorado House are trying again to do away with a controversial late fee on vehicle registrations approved two years ago. Senate Democrats are expected to kill House Bill 1084 if it gets that far, but the GOP-controlled ...

Another Oxy fine sought; firm denies pit leaked

By Dennis Webb

State regulators are proposing to fine Oxy USA $369,600 in connection with an alleged pit leak northwest of Parachute, which would bring to more than $1 million the amount levied against the company for such violations in that area. Oxy, ...

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Handy Chapel added to endangered places list

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Many have been saved inside Handy Chapel at 200 White Ave. Now it’s the chapel’s turn for salvation. Colorado Preservation Inc. added the downtown church and five other historic sites around the state to Colorado’s Most ...

Tipton: Vote on health law may come soon

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A House vote on removing an unpopular tax-reporting provision in the year-old health care law could happen “pretty quick,” U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said Thursday. The Senate on Wednesday passed a measure aimed at removing ...


Court upholds conviction in Fruitvale slaying

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a new trial for a man convicted of killing another over a $600 drug debt in 2005. Christopher J. Wieberg, 26, is serving life in prison without parole for his conviction in the Oct. 25, 2005, ...

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