Moving from one town to another can be nerve-wracking, but Fruita’s new city manager said his family’s transition to the area has been seamless, thanks to locals.
Michael Bennett and his wife, Tara, had dreamt about moving west with their three children to be closer to family for some time. The family made the move in October after Bennett was selected as Fruita’s new top administrator, taking the place of former city manager of 12 years, Clint Kinney.
DENVER — Freshman orientation at the Colorado Legislature last week was like being back in school, except for these newly elected lawmakers, the courses were like no other they’ve studied before. Beyond learning the theoretical basics of how a bill becomes a law, the newly minted members of the Colorado Legislature, including four from the region, are spending some time before the 2015 session begins Jan. 7 learning how to use staff and aides to do their work, how to draft
Grand Junction resident Kevin King hasn’t given up on state Sen. Steve … more
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Moving from one town to another can be nerve-wracking, but Fruita’s new … more
A former Delta County man lost yet another attempt to have his 1988 conviction … more
Drops of blood dot the concrete steps leading to the front door. Inside, a … more
Annual event included silent auction, luncheon, benefits HopeWest Kids.
Photos from inside the CMU Criminal Investigations mock crime scene.
No. 1 Paonia beat No. 2 Buena Vista for Class 1A State Championship.
View a seven-year timeline of all the stories written about the Birgfeld case.
The Sheriff’s Office announces an arrest made in Birgfeld murder case.
Listen to local jazz guitarist Collin “C.L.” Reese.
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Colorado’s first stab at a statewide water plan makes no direct call for a new transmountain … more
A trip to the police station? Hanging out with bodies? Sounds like a fun way to spend a Saturday, … more
Her name is Mary, and she lost her brother to suicide two and a half months ago. Besides the grief … more
The parking area at Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park will be expanded beginning … more
Asian restaurants target … more
The Western Slope was recently rocked by the layoff of 150 miners at the Bowie Mine in Delta … more
The president made no mention of the U.S. Constitution when he announced his latest executive … more
It was complicated, tricky and a long time coming, but a decade-long drilling dispute on the Roan … more
Readers of the Sentinel deserve a far more accurate and balanced presentation of the efforts … more
We’ve made no secret of our support for immigration reform. President Barack Obama’s … more
Editor’s note: We want to know what you’re thankful for this year. Email us and … more
Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Dave Fleming jumped up, waved his arms in the air, then put one … more
SEATTLE — In only the eighth season men’s soccer has been played at Colorado Mesa, the … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team played well down the stretch for the second straight … more
PAONIA — Time was dwindling Saturday, but enough remained for Buena Vista to dare hope it … more
RIFLE — Rifle earned another seven days and one more game this season. … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s and women’s cross-country teams made school history Saturday … more
Butch botched the coffee serving. He reached in front of guests and sloshed the liquid into their … more
GPA: 3.87 … more
■ Fruita Monument High School graduate Avivah Hotimsky is the first recipient of the ICSC … more
Here’s my time-tested recipe for a blessed Thanksgiving Day: … more
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DENVER (AP) — That's not mistletoe.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos' much maligned offensive line broke their silence last week. They made an earsplitting statement Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.
DENVER (AP) — Zach Redmond scored his second goal of the game with 1:35 remaining, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Dee Hart matched a school record with six touchdowns and No. 22 Colorado State amassed a program-best 698 yards of offense as the Rams routed New Mexico 58-20 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to nine straight.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.
DENVER (AP) — That's not mistletoe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance — not of snow but possible flooding.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 — six of them seriously, authorities said.