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Unaffiliated voters can still pick party for primary

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Unaffiliated voters who want a say in the primary election can register with a party and cast a ballot this week and on Election Day at either of two voter service centers that now are open. Voters also can update their affiliation, receive a ...

Rifle cop yelled, ‘Shots fired!’

By Dennis Webb

A Rifle police officer says the shattering of a rear window of a vehicle driven by an escaped Arizona convict was the first indication he had been shot at while trying to pull the man over early Sunday morning. He said he saw the window break ...

060710 Gravel pit

Orchard Mesa gravel pit proposal revived

By Amy Hamilton

Get ready for what may be another rocky round of talks about a gravel pit proposal on Orchard Mesa. Members of the Grand Junction Planning Commission will have to reconsider a conditional-use permit for a gravel pit mining operation on 29 ...

Donations to McInnis drop; more people give to Maes

By Charles Ashby

Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis took in about half in campaign donations for the second half of July compared with the first, while his GOP rival saw a dramatic increase in the number of people contributing to his campaign. That switch ...

080210 Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper talks about creating jobs

By Charles Ashby

Instead of the governor’s office telling the rest of the state how to create jobs, the rest of the state should tell the governor. At least, that’s how Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper would do it if he were governor, the Democrat ...

Police station, dispatch center in first phase of safety plan

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction city staff unveiled preliminary, pared-down public safety construction proposals to council members Monday during a workshop. The first phase of a revamped public safety plan may include a free-standing police station either ...

Two-car collision kills 1

By Staff

One person died and at least one other was injured in a two-car collision Monday night in Grand Junction. Police dispatch reports indicated that a female in a white Volkswagen Jetta had been killed in a crash with a small pickup. The ...

Suspended judge won’t try to stay in office

By Dennis Webb

Suspended Garfield County Judge Jason Jovanovich has decided not to seek retention by voters in the Nov. 2 election. Jovanovich e-mailed his decision to the Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation on Friday. He had faced a 5 p.m. deadline ...

Amid protests, county approves liquor license for Clifton store

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday granted a liquor license to a third liquor store within a three-block stretch in Clifton, overruling store owners who lamented that the decision could lead to a boost in illegal sales to minors and ...

Democratic Senate candidates going on the offensive in ads

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The slow-speed chase that was the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat has taken on the more fast-paced and angry tone that has characterized its Republican counterpart. With a week to go until Election Day and with polls showing their ...

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