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Tancredo picks ex-legislator as running mate in governor’s race

By Charles Ashby

Former state Rep. Pat Miller will be Tom Tancredo’s running mate in his bid to be the next Colorado governor. Miller, who served one term in the Colorado House, 1991-92, switched her party affiliation from Republican to the American ...

Montrose County due disaster relief

By Staff

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Montrose County a natural disaster area Tuesday because of crop losses from frost, freezing temperatures and high winds last spring. The designation was requested by Gov. Bill Ritter earlier this ...

Aviation firm gives Learjet to college

By Staff

A Learjet will make its way today from Grand Junction to Rangely, but not by air. The jet is being donated by West Star Aviation to Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely so students studying airframes and jet power plants can do ...

New portion of Riverfront Trail open

By Staff

Mesa County will host a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. today for a new section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail at Corn Lake. The new section of trail extends from 32 Road to 33 1/2 Road along the Colorado River. People are invited to walk or ride ...

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Forbes lists MSC with best colleges

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Mesa State College ranked 555th out of 610 in Forbes.com’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” list, released this month. Of the nation’s 6,600 institutions of higher learning, 9 percent made the cut. In the three ...

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Anxiety disorder raised as man’s defense

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys for a Grand Junction man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor told a judge Monday they’re seeking to present evidence of anxiety disorder as a defense against a first-degree murder charge. Sheryl Uhlmann, one of two ...

Lost Women

Women lost on Sunday drive unknowingly drove into Utah

By Charles Ashby

Two Grand Junction women who were stuck in their vehicle for two nights last week unknowingly crossed the state line into Utah, one of the men who found them said Monday. Grand Junction resident Roy Joseph said Ila and Deanna Bell were well ...

County OKs transfer of liquor license to new owner of old nightclub

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The parade of nightclubs that has marched in and out of a Fruitvale building over the years continued Monday when the Mesa County Commission approved the transfer of a liquor license from the owner of the old club to the man who will soon open ...

Tipton says he’s leading poll over Salazar

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Republican Scott Tipton on Monday claimed a lead over three-term incumbent John Salazar in their race to represent the 3rd Congressional District. An in-house poll by Magellan Data and Mapping Strategies shows Tipton favored by 49 percent to ...

Public comment sought on emissions

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The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will take public comment this month on plans by Xcel Energy to meet new emissions requirements. The Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, which passed the Legislature in April, requires Xcel to develop plans for ...

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