by Sharon Sullivan, for Colorado Newsline
Bobbie Gross Challenges Fellow Republican Tina Peters, the Mesa Election Official Who’s Under Investigation
Mesa County Republicans – as well as Independent voters – will have another option in 2022 when Grand Junction resident Bobbie Gross challenges current Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters in the June Republican primary.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) attended a Mesa County Republicans fundraiser, Saturday, July 24, at the Grand Junction Convention Center, where both were slated to speak at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner that evening. Boebert was also invited to speak at Faith Heights Church the following morning during its Sunday service.
Tracy Gallegos was officially hired as Director of Equity and Inclusion at a special Mesa County school board meeting Wednesday, July 21 – a position that has come under fire in recent months.
A group of about 150 Mesa County residents cheered as Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert walked up the steps of the old Mesa County Courthouse in Grand Junction, where the group Stand For The Constitution (SFTC) hosted a July 4 “freedom rally” immediately following Grand Junction’s Independence Day parade.
GOP Lawmaker in Mesa County Doesn’t Feel Threatened by Hints of Civil War, Says Protesters’ Demand Has “No Legal Basis”
A mention of possible civil war at a June 21 Mesa County Commissioners’ meeting rattled several Grand Junction residents, prompting letters-to-the-editor in response to a Grand Junction Daily Sentinel article.
This article was originally published on Corner Post.
A child in Mesa County has died after contracting a variant of the COVID-19 virus – a strain first identified in India and shown to be more transmissible, according to Mesa County Public Health.