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Retrial will begin for Duran in ’03 attemped murder

By Amy Hamilton

A second jury trial for a man accused of attempted murder in 2003 will begin as planned next week after a Mesa County District senior judge Friday rejected a defense motion to stall the trial. The defense wanted more time to examine evidence ...

Expanded county commission backed by present, former elected officials

By Staff

Supporters of a ballot question seeking to increase the size of the Mesa County Commission stood shoulder-to-shoulder as they promoted their proposal Friday morning in front of the old Mesa County courthouse. In the crowd of nearly a dozen ...

Backers, foes see different community centers

By Staff

Would the proposed Fruita community center be a recreation hall for all to enjoy, or is it a $12.89 million taxpayer-financed recreation center for the privileged? Linda Deaton, head of Fruita Citizens for Common Sense, which is opposed to ...

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Houses, pets lost in Redlands Mesa Fire Fire likely human-caused

By Staff

HOTCHKISS — When police stopped Arthur Harriman on his drive home Thursday from Paonia to Redlands Mesa, he learned fire was threatening his home. Harriman was told to come back two hours later, at approximately 9 p.m., and when he did, ...

Tax breaks may be extended to some, local accountants say

By Staff

Accountants in Grand Junction are starting to hash out the bailout legislation going into the next tax year, and they’re seeing some breaks coming to certain taxpayers. “This new legislation extends a lot of tax breaks that ...

Bailout full of sweet deals for state

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The $700 billion bailout had a little something for everyone — perhaps more people than you might have realized. Alaskans, Samoans, researchers, filmmakers, motorsports tracks, rum makers, bicycle commuters, donors of ...

State will review voter-roll upkeep in wake of reports

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DENVER — Colorado is reviewing the way it deals with potentially ineligible voters after questions were raised about whether officials are violating federal law by putting such voters on a “cancel” list within 90 days of the ...

Shell grant to help CSU study for reclaiming energy industry land

By Dennis Webb

A $950,000 grant from Shell will enable Colorado State University researchers to study how best to revegetate lands disturbed by energy development. The work will take place on one of Shell’s three federal research, development and ...

Salazar opponent favors gas tax hike

By Staff

Republican congressional candidate and Delta County Commissioner Wayne Wolf told a nonpartisan voter-information Web site that he favors a gas tax increase. In the questionnaire response, published on http://www.votesmart.org this week, Wolf ...

Meis, Rowland move to keep county refunds

By Staff

By November 2009, Mesa County residents may be asked to forgo tax refunds to pay for new schools, airport improvements, public safety buildings and other capital construction needs. Commissioners Janet Rowland and Craig Meis directed county ...

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