Valuable records keeper

Tease Image
Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Michael Menard, head of the Loyd Files Research Library at the Museum of the West, will retire at the end of the year. During the past five decades, Menard “has been instrumental in all the changes and all the successes the museum has seen,” said Peter Booth, the museum’s executive director.


Think of Michael Menard as the organizing mind that sets the stage for the display of artifacts at the Museum of Western Colorado.
Menard, the museum’s curator of archives and head of the Loyd Files Research Library, has worked largely behind the scenes, cataloging and organizing the museum’s collection and giving context to the exhibits that go on display out front.

Joe Prinster, local ‘icon,’ dies on Christmas eve

A memorial Mass for Joseph C. Prinster, shepherd of City Market during the hard times of the 1980s, proponent of women in the workplace, founder of the Grand Valley’s economic-development effort and prolific benefactor to causes great and small, will be on Jan. 3. Prinster died on Wednesday. He was 89.



  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports
    122114-2a-ski-lift-preview

    Powderhorn opens in time for winter break, high school football, wrestling.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    122314-3a-Red-Kettle-tease

    Daughter joins father at GJPD, and sharing the Christmas spirit.

  • Article
    Riverside visionary
    122314 linda

    Linda Villa was honored for her work to restore Riverside center.

  • Photo Gallery
    13 jailed in meth ring
    122214 wanted tease

    View the mugshots of those arrested with a local meth and heroin ring.

  • Photo Gallery
    Christmas Shopping
    Downtown Shopping TEASE

    Even the rain and snow couldn’t keep shoppers away this weekend.

  • Entertainment
    Hobbit Quiz
    121914 OA front

    How well do you know the book? The movies? Take the quiz to find out.


NEWS »
OPINION »

SPORTS & OUTDOORS »
LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT »

POLL
What would Santa say? Have you been naughty or nice?


Search More Jobs


NIE
Newspapers In Education


COLORADO »
NATION »
  • Mayor, VP to speak at slain NYPD officer's funeral

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral Saturday of a police officer shot to death along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale local protests criticizing police following a series of high-profile deaths in police custody.

  • Key developments in police-communities tension

    The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.

  • Will 'The Interview' change how Hollywood does business?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Interview" was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn't even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously.

  • PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.

  • Study: Marijuana use has increased in Colorado

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study.

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