Western Colorado

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Newcomers plentiful at GOP convention

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LOVELAND — Mesa County Republicans had the front row at the Colorado State Republican Convention in the Budweiser Events Center and many of them, like others around the state, were active for the first time in politics. “I believe ...

Hickenlooper talks about water needs for all state areas

By Charles Ashby

BROOMFIELD — It was easy for John Hickenlooper to call for unity at Saturday’s Colorado Democratic Party Assembly. Unlike other Democrats vying for political office, the Denver mayor running for Colorado governor doesn’t ...

Korkowski after Curry’s District 61 House seat

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LOVELAND —  Luke Korkowski, a Crested Butte attorney who last year launched a bid for the U.S. Senate only to abandon it as heavyweight Republicans Ken Buck and Jane Norton moved in, is taking aim at a different target: the state ...

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Plateau Valley graduates 23

By Amy Hamilton

If graduates of Plateau Valley High School were upset that Travis Schweer snagged so many of scholarships, they didn’t show it, instead cheering robustly for the accomplished, grinning graduate. Indeed, many of the 23 students who ...

Tea partier Maes leads over McInnis

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LOVELAND — Evergreen businessman Dan Maes eked out a narrow victory Saturday among GOP faithful, capturing a slim victory over the presumed favorite, Scott McInnis, in the race for the GOP nomination for governor. Maes entered the race ...

Romanoff will have top ballot billing

By Charles Ashby

BROOMFIELD — Former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff came out on top Saturday at the Democratic Party Assembly, winning far more delegates than sitting U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. Romanoff pulled out 60.4 percent of the ...

Parting sad, hopeful for De Beque grads

By Dennis Webb

DE BEQUE — Lexxi Varner couldn’t help but think pink when it came time to accessorize her De Beque High School graduation cap and gown Saturday. “I started preschool in this school in pink cowboy boots, and so 14 years later ...

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Man shot to death in Fruita

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A man was killed and two people were being questioned by police Friday night following a shooting at a Fruita mobile home park. Officers were called to 530 Virgo Way in Holly Park around 5:40 p.m. on a report that a man had been shot. Police ...

GOP delegates split on House seat candidates

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LOVELAND — Third Congressional District Republicans split on their two candidates, leaving Scott Tipton and Bob McConnell to campaign until August for the nomination. Tipton, a Cortez legislator who was defeated in 2006 for the ...

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Jobless rate up in state

By Charles Ashby

The state’s unemployment rate went up slightly in April, but the number of unemployed Mesa County residents declined for the first time since November. At the same time, the state’s job loss/creation numbers have flattened, ...

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