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‘Good year’ to be GOP in GarCo

By Dennis Webb

A Republican tidal wave of national election success washed through Garfield County, with the party headed to three major victories there as of midnight Tuesday. “I think it’s definitely a good year to be a Republican,” said ...

Walker loses job as mayor of Palisade

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Palisade voters booted Mayor Dave Walker out of office Tuesday, a victory for residents who accused Walker of using his position to intimidate others. Residents voted 425 to 391 (50 percent to 46 percent) to oust Walker, according to election ...

Glitch steams some voters

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A glitch with the statewide computer voter system about 15 minutes before the 7 p.m. deadline to vote sent some voters home frustrated on an Election Day in which turnout surged across Mesa County. The glitch also revealed a fault by which it ...

GOP likely to take Colorado Legislature

By Staff

Though many of the races for the Colorado House and Senate were too close to call late Tuesday, Republicans were poised to retake both chambers after six years of Democratic control. In the 65-member House, both parties had a solid lead on 48 ...

Mesa commissioner squashes Libertarian foe

By Staff

Mesa County Commissioner Steve Acquafresca coasted to an easy re-election victory Tuesday night over Libertarian challenger Steve Saint, calling the strong voter backing “motivating and invigorating.” With 66 percent of the ...

Getting It Right, Nov. 3, 2010

By Staff

A story on pages 1A and 5A Tuesday, “Military training site set for $39 million upgrade,” should have said construction of four hangar bays at the Colorado Army National Guard’s High-Altitude Army Aviation Training Site in ...

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King wins Senate District 7 seat

By Charles Ashby

In a district that heavily weighs Republican, it came as little surprise early Tuesday evening that Rep. Steve King easily won the Senate District 7 seat. The Grand Junction Republican picked up 66 percent of the vote against his Democratic ...

Republicans dominate Delta vote, hand defeats to Dems, Libertarian

By William Woody

DELTA — Though all the votes still were being tabulated late Tuesday, Republican Don Coram seemed to be headed to an easy win in House District 58. Coram was leading Democrat James Perrin with about 69 percent of the vote to 31 ...

De Beque school vote too close to call

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The fate of a mill levy increase designed to guard De Beque School District 49-JT from further cuts budget was too close to call Tuesday night. Initial counts at 7 p.m. showed a 50 percent opposition to the measure, with nearly 46 percent of ...

Bennet, Buck locked in dead heat for Senate

By Staff

The full-tilt battle for the U.S. Senate between incumbent Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck remained too close to call as it continued into the wee hours this morning. Bennet and Buck were in a near tie as ...

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