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Season’s end at Moyer Pool for the dogs

By Paul Shockley

Dog Days at Lincoln Park- Moyer Pool couldn’t come fast enough for Honi, a golden retriever-poodle mix. During a recent outing on Kokopelli Trail with owner Chris Parson, 52, the young dog was on the receiving end of a skunk’s ...

Briefs: Club 20 quote rail Sept. 13, 2009

By Staff

“It’s one of those trust-but-verify moments.” — Aron Diaz, executive director of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado on Gov. Bill Ritter declaring natural gas to be “mission critical” “We ...

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Incentive missing for health care reform, Marillac director says

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Paying physicians to treat illness and not to help patients remain healthy is a significant factor in rising costs of health care, the head of the Marillac Clinic told a Club 20 audience Saturday. That system “is a disincentive for ...

Industry will rebound, exec tells Club 20

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The long-term prospects for natural gas development are improving, a vice president for EnCana told Club 20 Saturday, citing growing demand for it for fuel and the generation of electricity. It’s unlikely there will be growth in the ...

Ritter hinges state’s vitality on natural gas

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Natural gas is “mission critical” to restoring the Colorado economy, Gov. Bill Ritter told Club 20 on Saturday, following up on comments by a new member of his administration about his willingness to reconsider the importance of ...

Energy-efficient design pushed; cardon-dioxide threat questioned

By Emily Shockley

Saving money and saving energy don’t have to be mutually exclusive activities, according to one speaker at Club 20’s fall meeting Saturday in Grand Junction. Resource analyst Amory Lovins explained to members of the Western Slope ...

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State legislator expects budget woes to continue

By Emily Shockley

The end is not so near for budget cuts, State Rep. Mark Ferrandino, D-Denver, told attendees of Club 20’s fall meeting in Saturday in Grand Junction. Gov. Bill Ritter has suggested cuts that state legislators will take action on when ...

Penry gladly takes on role of at least one Ritter critic

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Gov. Bill Ritter called for unity in Colorado as the state struggles with the economic recession as he spoke to Club 20 on Saturday. “There are some people who have become critics too easily,” and those people should “behave ...

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Governor’s defense of budget cuts just talk for upset crowd

By Dan Bennett

Glenda Bennett was perhaps the only member of the contingent without a sign or a shout. It fell to her to escort Gov. Bill Ritter through a crowd of upset guardians and relatives of patients at the skilled-nursing unit of the Grand Junction ...


Vocal opponents claim city ignoring them on historic district changes

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It started five months ago with some verbal volleys lobbed during a neighborhood meeting in which a local couple floated a plan to convert a turn-of-the-century house in Grand Junction’s historic district into a small bed and ...

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