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State legislators want ballot changes made

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — State legislators are eyeing several measures this session designed to make the state’s ballot measures clearer to understand. The measures range from requiring backers of citizens’ initiatives to identify who they ...

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Legislator barred from Senate after dust-up over redistricting

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Without a single line being drawn, a fight erupted this week between members of a bipartisan panel that is to determine new congressional district boundaries, resulting in one state representative being barred from the Colorado ...

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Man wins chamber honor for feeding hungry kids

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His day job charges him with helping investors build their financial wealth. But Mike Berry probably never dreamed of the notoriety he would gain through assisting those who have very little. Berry, the founder of an initiative that feeds ...

Ice rink suing firm for repairs

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Glacier Ice Arena’s owners told their attorneys to prepare a lawsuit aimed at forcing repair to the refrigeration system of the popular rink. The Koos family closed the Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, last June after it became clear ...

Hospital board seeks new members despite litigation

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose Memorial Hospital’s board of directors caught county commissioners by surprise Thursday when it announced it will advertise to fill three board positions, despite ongoing litigation contesting the ...


Cops: Ex-coach embezzled from team

By Paul Shockley

A former coach at Grand Junction High School faces allegations she stole several thousand dollars that were raised by students and earmarked for the activities of a school dance team. Aubree E. Minter, 21, 2437 Jack Creek Road, was arrested ...

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Lochmiller to appear in Grand Junction court next month

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The owner of failed Valley Investments, Philip Rand Lochmiller, will be tried in Denver on fraud-related charges, but he will have a court appearance in Grand Junction next month. Lochmiller is to be arraigned a second time in connection with ...


U.K. murder suspect to return to U.S. for trial

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A professional poker player accused of killing his wife and dumping her body in western Colorado in 1997 reportedly has been cleared to stand trial in the U.S., ending a protracted extradition battle in his home country of England. The ...

Judge rules against tax on online retail sales

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A federal court judge extended a preliminary injunction barring the state from implementing a controversial tax on online retailers. U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn said in his ruling, handed down late Wednesday, the tax ...

Udall, Bennet pushing reforms in U.S. Senate

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U.S. senators no longer can anonymously stymie presidential appointments under a package of reforms sought by Colorado’s two senators. The elimination of anonymous holds is among several changes to Senate rules contained in an agreement ...

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