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Local doctor changes lives globally

By Heather Nelson

70 joints, 75 staff members, 5 days. Operation Walk Denver, headed by Dr. Douglas Dennis, sent the medical staff to Panama in April of 2013 to complete artificial joint surgeries on those who couldn’t otherwise afford it. About six ...

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Eagle statue stolen again

By Heather Nelson

For the second time in three years, Ed Annon’s handcrafted eagle statue was stolen from his yard on Unaweep Avenue. Annon submitted a You Said It comment to The Daily Sentinel last week, which reported the eagle missing, in the hopes ...

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Day of Dogs benefits humane society

By Heather Nelson

Lupe and Isa trotted behind Miranda Ashman at the COBB & Associates Marketing and Communications offices. As the dogs licked at her face, Ashman planned for Take Your Dog to Work Day. For the second year, COBB will celebrate the holiday ...

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Teen Advisory Council takes stand against drug use

By Heather Nelson

Hudson Robinson learned about the Colorado Meth Project Teen Advisory Council from a flyer his dad gave him. After doing a little research, Robinson applied for the council by completing the six-page application, which included an essay and ...

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Credit union gifted flag flown in Afghanistan

By Heather Nelson

The small credit union located at 2440 Patterson Road didn’t expect to receive a gift from one of its members. But Sooper Credit Union happily accepted the generous donation they received last month from a long-time customer, Daniel ...

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Festival medallion highlights local industry

By Heather Nelson

Keep it local. The Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club use this slogan to keep their efforts within the boundaries of the Western Slope. The club’s 2013 Festival Medallion is locally produced this year, and highlights Palisade’s ...

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Lions Club distributes carnival funds

By Heather Nelson

The Grand Junction Lions Club met Tuesday at Two Rivers Convention Center to distribute nearly $30,000 to four local nonprofit groups. This year, the Lions Club carnival raised a total of $125,000, which will be split between nine ...

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Kuniko’s partners with Table for Two

By Heather Nelson

The menu at Kuniko’s Teriyaki Grill is now a little different because it’s helping those in need worldwide. Table for Two, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger and obesity, has partnered with participating restaurants to ...

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Local bakery celebrates a sweet 65 years

By Heather Nelson

A colorful array of cookies, donuts and pastries fill the display case in the small bakery on North Seventh Street. For generations, customers have lined up to make a selection from the timeless treats that satisfy the craving for mom’s ...

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Mesa County summer lunch program helps those in need

By Heather Nelson

The smell of pizza fills the Chipeta Elementary’s cafeteria as it awaits the arrival of hungry students. Monday marked the kick-off to the Summer Food Service Program. Three elementary schools in Mesa County will host the program: ...

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