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.
A former Delta County man lost yet another attempt to have his 1988 conviction … more
GPA: 3.87 … more
Butch botched the coffee serving. He reached in front of guests and sloshed the … more
Grand Junction resident Kevin King hasn’t given up on state Sen. Steve … more
Shoplifting suspect jailed … 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.
Shoplifting suspect jailed … more
Moving from one town to another can be nerve-wracking, but Fruita’s new city manager said … more
Drops of blood dot the concrete steps leading to the front door. Inside, a bigger mess: empty … more
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 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
No matter what the Colorado Mesa volleyball team tried, the Mavericks couldn’t get into … 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
GPA: 3.87 … more
Butch botched the coffee serving. He reached in front of guests and sloshed the liquid into their … 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
Here are the Nov. 20 results for the Two Rivers Cribbage Club: … more
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DENVER (AP) — Demaryius Thomas came up 13 yards short in his bid to tie Calvin Johnson's NFL record of eight straight 100-yard games.
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.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance — not of snow but possible flooding.
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.
CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.