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Jan 13

Intense and informative, our Gubernatorial Forum was a resounding success

The comments from those who attended the January 11th Gubernatorial Forum at the DoubleTree Hotel have been extremely positive. Informative, and at times intense, the Forum give our top 7 Republican candidates for governor an opportunity to shine. Steve Barlock, Cynthia Coffman, Greg Lopez, Victor Mitchell, Doug Robinson, Walker Stapleton and Tom Tancredo answered tough …

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Nov 09

Back the Badge Wins!

Ballot initiative 1A, also known as Back the Badge, was passed by the citizens of Mesa County by a margin of 63 to 37 percent on election night, November 7. Designed to bring much-needed funding to the Sheriff’s and District Attorney’s offices, and to address rising rising crime rates, Back the Badge will add an …

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Sep 30

‘We the People’ dinner was fun and informative. Thanks to all!

The Mesa County GOP Executive Board wishes to thank everyone who attended our ‘We the People’ Lincoln-Reagan dinner. There was a lot of work and personal sacrifice that went in to making this event a success, and we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all who pitched in, most especially to our keynote speaker, Congressman Ken …

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Aug 27

The Meaning of the Flag-draped Coffin and the 13 Folds

“The Meaning of the Flag Draped Coffin”   Meaning of Flag Draped Coffin To understand what the flag draped coffin really means … Here is how to understand the flag that laid upon it and is surrendered to so many widows and widowers. Do you know that at military funerals, the 21-gun salute stands for …

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Jul 30

July Farmers Market in Pictures

Members of the Mesa County GOP Board and volunteers had a great time meeting new people and talking to old friends as we manned our booth on Main Street.The Grand Junction Downtown Farmers Market is always festive, fun and full of good times. The helium balloons were a big hit, and on this sweltering July …

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Jul 04

Independence Day Parade in Pictures

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of …

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Jul 03

History of the Declaration of Independence

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event. Conflict between the colonies and England was already a year old when the colonies convened a …

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Jun 24

Warm June Night: GOP Community BBQ

Our Mesa County Republican Party Community BBQ was a success, thanks to all who organized, contributed to and attended this great event. People of all ages join us for friendship, food and fun. We were blessed with lots of shade under the gazebo at Canyonview Park, but nature also gave us a break from the …

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Jun 18

June luncheon presentation a reminder of tough public safety issues in Mesa County

June’s luncheon featured an important presentation by Mesa County Sheriff, Matt Lewis, and D.A., Dan Rubenstein. Our county is facing some tough realities that impact the effectiveness of local law enforcement and public safety. The presentation laid out these challenges and offered up some ways to address them. Thank you again, Sheriff Lewis and D.A. …

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Jun 12

Tribute to Navy Seal and hometown son, Remington Peters

Navy Seal and Leap Frog team member, Remington Peters was remembered on June 10, at a memorial service in Grand Junction. Remington, ‘Remi,’ grew up in Grand Junction and is the beloved son of a dear family who has given a great deal of time and effort in behalf of the Mesa County Republican Party. …

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