Sole support

Tease Image
Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Volunteers carry more than 200 pairs of donated shoes bound for area foster children.


Allison Ellington, left, hands a pair of shoes to Tori Thibault, 6, of Brownie Troop 4274 as volunteers carry more than 227 pairs of shoes bound for foster children into the Mesa County Department of Human Services building this morning.

Girl Scouts from around the Grand Valley collected shoes and donations for the children as a part of Make a Difference Day. Ellington is the volunteer support specialist with the Girl Scouts of Colorado.

Worker killed on rig was Junction man

The man killed in an accident at a drilling rig near Parachute on Tuesday was from Grand Junction, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office reports. Shane Hill, 34, died instantaneously when a fitting blew and struck him in the head, Deputy Coroner Thomas Walton said.



  • Blog
    Baby Shower time!
    102414 pink tease

    Blogger Melinda Mawdsley shares photos from her recent baby shower.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports
    Hvy-weight-fb-dah-102314 tease

    Delta kicker earns her keep, Mesa County Junior Football, more soccer.

  • Special Project
    ‘Sandstone to Summit’
    100714 book preorder

    Pre-order the book filled with 25 years of landscapes and adventures.

  • Video
    Carving pumpkins
    102214 small tease

    Watch artist Willy Tuz carve pumpkin masterpieces.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    102314tdPumpkinCarver3_tease

    Fall colors still wondrous, the face of a pumpkin, fight hunger walk successful.

  • Photo Gallery
    A Taste of Riverside
    102114 rivertease

    A Taste of Riverside was a festive evening of Mexican food, music and dancing.


NEWS »
OPINION »

SPORTS & OUTDOORS »
LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT »

POLL
Who is going to win the World Series?


Search More Jobs


NIE
Newspapers In Education


COLORADO »
NATION »
  • Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

    TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.

  • Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.

  • Suspect in killing of deputies was twice deported

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday.

  • US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective suits and hoods.

  • Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

    NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.

NIE












THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy