Thursday, January 17, 2008


Gov. Ritter will be visiting the Western Slope on Friday and Saturday
for events in Grand Junction, Rifle and outside of Rifle at an energy-
development site.

Friday, Jan. 18

3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Gov. Ritter will be meeting with
mountain-area mayors to discuss local issues.
Rifle City Hall, 202 Railroad Ave.

5 – 6:30 p.m. Gov. Ritter and members of the
Mesa State College community will be celebrating the Governor's
support for $18.4 million in state funding for the renovation and
expansion of Saunders Fieldhouse. Event starts at 5 p.m.; Gov. Ritter
arrives at 5:30 p.m. Location:Mesa State, Brownson Arena, Saunders
Fieldhouse (12th & Orchard), Grand Junction. Interested media, please
call Dana Nunn, 970.248.1868 or 970.640.0421.

7 – 8 p.m. Gov. Ritter will be
attending the Grand Junction High School Boys Varsity Basketball Game.
Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. 5th St.

Saturday, Jan. 19

8 – 8:45 a.m. Gov. Ritter and State Rep.
Bernie Buescher will be visiting with constituents at Traders Coffee &
Tea Company, 666 Patterson Road, Grand Junction.

10:15 a.m. – Noon Gov. Ritter will be touring a
Williams Production RMT energy-development site equipped with a high-
tech rig outside of Rifle.