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E-mail letters, March 2, 2010

By Staff

Rangel can’t be trusted if he can’t control staff Quoting House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-NY:  “Common sense dictates that members of Congress should not (my emphases) be held responsible ...

Murdoch’s chicks

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A sure sign of spring — the baby chicks arrive at Murdoch’s.  ...

Scientists question logging as response to beetles

By Dennis Webb

A new report by four forest ecologists says climate rather than beetles is the main cause of forest fire risk, and that risk is best addressed by creating defensible spaces around homes instead of logging in the backcountry. The report, ...

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Pomona celebrates reading with ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The first- and second-graders in Mrs. Reesberg’s class at Pomona Elementary were treated with a culinary extravaganza Tuesday morning in honor of “Read Across America” day, which is celebrated in conjunction with Dr. ...

Source in artifact case apparently commits suicide

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — The undercover operative who helped federal officials build a case against more than two dozen people for allegedly looting American Indian artifacts in the Four Corners area has apparently committed suicide. Police say ...

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Rail connected Bookcliffs with Grand Junction

By Kathy Jordan

The mining ghost town of Carpenter is nestled partway up the Bookcliffs north of Grand Junction on 27 1/2 Road, about 12 miles from downtown Grand Junction. Early-day Grand Junction resident and prospector George Smith discovered the vein of ...

Exercise works when steps dropped from 3 to 1 at a time

By Sheri Fisher

Louis looked frustrated as he walked into our coaching session. During our last session, he had explained his irritation with one of his co-workers, Tamra. He took the Action Step of finding three qualities he admired in Tamra and three that ...

Ritter breaks ribs in bicycle accident

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has been injured in an accident while riding a bicycle, apparently suffering several broken ribs. Ritter’s spokesman, Evan Dreyer, says the accident occurred early today. Dreyer says Ritter ...

Colo. lawmakers kill bill regulating cosmetics

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers have killed a bill that would have banned shampoos, shaving creams and other personal products that contain ingredients known to cause cancer. The House Judiciary Committee killed House Bill 1248 on Monday ...

Man pleads guilty to passing fake money in Aspen

By The AP

ASPEN — A California man has pleaded guilty to charges of passing counterfeit $100 bills in Aspen last summer. Thirty-three-year-old Andrew Allan McCollom of Escondido, Calif., pleaded guilty Monday to felony forgery. He faces two to ...

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