The off-white stone mausoleum that sits atop a hill overlooking the wide expanse of Grand Junction finally looks like a suitable resting place for the city’s founder, George Crawford.
Following more than a century’s worth of wear and tear, the structure has been restored to its former glory thanks to an informal collective of local residents. Former Grand Junction Mayor Bruce Hill headed up the group, spending nearly the last year and a half collecting $23,000 in private donations and summoning $11,000 worth of volunteer craftsmanship to spruce up the mausoleum. Work was completed this spring and summer.
Colorado’s school trust fund is the smallest of the Mountain West states and it’s invested in the safest — and lowest-yield — instruments, according to observers and a Daily Sentinel survey. Each of the adjoining mountain states — Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming — has at least $1 billion in its trust fund established to benefit schools. New Mexico, in fact, has $14 billion. Colorado’s permanent fund contained $718 million as of the end of fiscal
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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Quarterback Brett Hundley scored on an 8-yard keeper in double overtime to give No. 25 UCLA a 40-37 victory over Colorado on Saturday.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.
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.
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Tulalip Indian Reservation sits on the Puget Sound on Washington's scenic northwest coast, a small community where everyone is "related in one shape or form."
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