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Email letters, November 28, 2014

By Staff

We need a convention of states to amend the Constitution I read with interest the letter from Newt Burkhalter on Thursday describing his dismay with the onerous and divisive action of our Federal Government. I agree that bloated Federal ...

10 Things to know for Friday, Nov. 28

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.1. ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, SHOP!   The official start of the holiday shopping season begins and with it, the first sign on whether ...

Ted Ligety will skip events in Lake Louise

By The AP

DENVER — Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend. The 30-year-old Ligety had surgery on his wrist after a training mishap in Vail, Colorado, ...

Large fight breaks out in downtown Colorado Springs

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police say they had to use pepper spray to subdue a large fight downtown early Thanksgiving morning while officers were monitoring bars and restaurants. Police Lt. Patricia Feese says some of the ...

Only 27 shopping days left til Xmas

By The Daily Sentinel

The fact that we have names for the days that mark the beginning of the Christmas retail season should offer some clue about the value Americans place on holiday shopping. There’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, ...

Laughing all the way to jail

By The Daily Sentinel

The lessons from Ferguson, Missouri may seem remote in western Colorado, but a recent stunt involving a banana and a misguided sense of humor could have led to the shooting of an unarmed man in Grand Junction. Two Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

GOP must court Hispanics and other election conclusions

By Josh Penry

With the benefit of a few weeks of separation from election day, important trends are beginning to unearth themselves.  Here are a few. Colorado Democrats have a “rust belt” problem.  Numerous commentators have observed ...

Printed Letters: Nov. 28, 2014

By Staff

Holster that banana when you’re in Mesa County! Two sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he pointed a banana at them a few days ago. The nervous cops drove by bananaman and saw him pointing a yellow object at them, sped up and ...

Officials plan to drop level for Blue Mesa next month

By Gary Harmon

More water will flow out of Blue Mesa Reservoir in December than has been the case in the recent past, as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation lowers the water level and thus the potential of winter flooding upstream in Gunnison. The Gunnison River ...


Fruita Chamber of Commerce selects new director

By Kathleen Goddeyne

Fruita’s third chamber of commerce director in less than a year will begin work in early December. The Fruita Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors selected Frank Ladd as the new executive director earlier this week. Ladd is ...

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