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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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Historic photos vanish from City Hall

By Staff

A collection of William Henry Jackson photographs from the 1890s was stolen late Tuesday or early Wednesday from Grand Junction City Hall,  city officials said. After spending two days searching the building and quizzing employees, ...

Club 20 plans to keep bear issue on record

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Bears need not fret, but Club 20 doesn’t want to forget that it opposed an effort nearly 20 years ago to outlaw the spring bear hunt. Club 20, the Western Slope lobbying and promotional organization, opted Friday to reiterate its ...

Road runners on display at RV show

By Carrie Marfitano

Several dozen recreational vehicles, fifth wheels, trailers and motor homes have taken up residence at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, for the second annual RV Show. Today is the final day of the event, which takes place ...

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