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Clkub 20: Banks are lending, says head of state association

By Dennis Webb

Rather than being part of the nation’s lending crisis, banks are part of the solution, the president of the Colorado Bankers Association says. “Contrary to widespread public perception, banks actually are lending,” Don ...


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Club 20: Water use exaggerated, Shell spokesman argues

By Dennis Hill

Recent studies have created unnecessary hysteria by overstating likely water use associated with potential oil shale development, an energy company official says. Tracy Boyd, a spokesman for Shell, told a Club 20 audience Saturday at Two ...


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Club 20: Imports of liquefied natural gas could send price down more, Denver gas broker says

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An expansion of liquefied natural gas imports could drive down prices further this year, a Denver gas broker says. That would bode poorly for western Colorado, where John Harpole, president of Mercator Energy, said drilling rig numbers ...


Club 20: Officials hope for 10% better response over 2000 census

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The 2010 census will work with local government, as well as civic and religious leaders, to complete the head count as efficiently as possible, officials told Club 20 members Saturday. The census in western Colorado will have headquarters in ...


Charges differ in pair of fatal stabbings

By Staff

Two similar stabbing cases that eventually ended in the death of the victims are being handled quite differently by the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office. In one instance, the accused knife-wielder is being charged with murder. In ...


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Teen wins state geographic bee

By Carrie Marfitano

Chiba and Nagoya, two of the largest ports in the world in terms of tonnage, are located in which country? Answer that question right, and you may be able to keep up with 14-year-old geography whiz Alden Savoca. The correct answer, Japan, won ...


Seventeen-year-old accused of stealing ATV and car

By Carrie Marfitano

A teenager was arrested Friday in De Beque on suspicion he took a joy ride on an all-terrain vehicle before stealing a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix. De Beque resident Gunther Boldt was driving his backhoe to move hay bales Friday when he spotted ...


Ritter not sold on raiding Pinnacol reserves

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Raiding the reserves of one of Colorado’s largest suppliers of workers’ compensation insurance might be a novel approach, but it has yet to win his support, Gov. Bill Ritter said Saturday. Legislators have suggested that the state ...


Governor touts Ruby Pipeline as key to economic recovery

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Gov. Bill Ritter wanted to pledge allegiance to the natural gas industry Saturday before Club 20 in Grand Junction, but he couldn’t do it in person. Ritter’s plane was grounded as he was taxiing toward takeoff from Centennial ...


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Protesting workers are ‘totally disgusted’ with their governor

By Dennis Webb

A governor kept out of Grand Junction on Saturday partly because of weather problems would have faced a flurry of protesters had he arrived. More than 50 people turned out at Two Rivers Convention Center to oppose Gov. Bill Ritter’s tax ...


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