Make you want to trip the light fantastic to Cole Porter? Katy and Ray Allen, of Broomfield, wow the crowd at the Lincoln Park Barn on Tuesday during the dance competition of the Western Colorado Senior Games. The couple have been dancing for 26 years. Events today include the longest-drive competition, 7:30 a.m., and the gold chip-and-putt event, 9 a.m., at Lincoln Park Golf Course; basketball shooting at 1:30 p.m., Bookcliff Activity Center; and cribbage, 2 p.m., and blackjack, 6 p.m., at the Senior Rec Center.
A convicted felon named a “person of interest” in his mother’s death confessed Monday to stabbing her with a screwdriver during a fight, suffocating her with a bed sheet and dumping her partially clothed body in the desert off 25 Road, just four miles from her home, according to an arrest warrant affidavit filed Tuesday.
Luxury housing is coming to Gateway Canyons Resort following a Mesa County … more
The Fruita City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to hire a North Carolina town … more
A forum on a proposed coal mine in the Bookcliffs billed as informational by the … more
Palisade could get even more green, depending on the will of the voters. … more
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Dinosaur Journey Museum hosts a family festival Saturday.
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Chase with scissors alleged … more
Two police officers – one a veteran with more than 16 years on the job and the other a … more
■ John C. Ertle, 92, Grand Junction, died Aug, 23, 2014 at LaVilla Grande Care Center. No … more
The Montrose police sergeant involved in a late-Sunday shooting was involved in another shooting … more
A convicted felon named a “person of interest” in his mother’s death confessed … more
A man was shot and killed by Grand Junction police officers Monday outside a downtown home in what … more
One of the desperate moves by states to find new sources of revenue in a stagnant economy is … more
Friday’s Sentinel included a letter from my opponent in the Mesa County assessor’s … more
It was reassuring to hear a top executive with Xcel Energy affirm that the giant utility has no … more
Horse racing initiative would not promote healthy economic growth First it was the national park … more
America’s prime directive in Iraq should be bolstering the Iraqi government so that … more
Recently, Freedom! Colorado held its forum for the contested offices in Mesa County. … more
Playoff-race gamesmanship? You bet. … more
The distance of the putt didn’t seem to matter Tuesday on the front nine at Tiara Rado Golf … more
Central nearly put Palisade away in three games, then withstood a rally to triumph in five games … more
Pretenders will be left in the distance and dust. … more
The Pioneer League has an All-Star team, but no All-Star Game. … more
Fruita Monument landed a coach with Division I college experience to lead its boys lacrosse … more
Take a drive past the Grand Valley’s vineyards and you’ll notice how different they … more
Two new staffers hired … more
■ Jody Valente of Grand Junction graduated this summer with a master’s degree in … more
Pet lovers unite at the Frame Depot’s sixth annual Dog & Cat Days of Summer photo and … more
Somewhere in the middle of the evening, around 10 p.m., just before “The Giver” ended, … more
Perhaps some of you noticed I was “on vacation” last week. While I was dreaming of … more
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DENVER (AP) — A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat." Now, a Colorado city is holding off on displaying a human-size cage used in the campaign after a school district raised concerns.
DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
MONTE VISTA, Colo. (AP) — A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal investigation.
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling.
PHOENIX (AP) — "All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.
BOSTON (AP) — If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it.
STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man fatally shot his hospitalized wife, tried to kill himself, and a body was found later at the couple's home.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.