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2 cases in running for DNA tests

By Paul Shockley

A grant-funded DNA testing program that led to the exoneration of Robert Dewey last year has two more Mesa County cases on its radar. Senior Assistant Attorney General Julie Selsberg told The Daily Sentinel in an interview Friday that two ...


I-70 interchange, 22 Road realignment subjects of meeting

By Melinda Mawdsley

An area of northwest Grand Junction isn’t getting a face-lift. It’s getting what could be considered a transformative makeover. As soon as March, people will notice the city of Grand Junction starting to realign 22 Road at U.S. ...


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Robinson feted for 90th birthday; he raised curtain high for CMU theater

By Melinda Mawdsley

Bill spent three years in the U.S. Army “and was fortunate to be stationed near London for about eight months. Naturally, all his pay went for theatre tickets.” -Excerpt from Bill Robinson’s bio in a 1987 Mesa College play ...


Mesa County eyes funds withheld off mineral leases

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Mesa County officials are hoping to use a nod of federal agreement as a wedge to pry money from the Interior Department that officials maintain was erroneously withheld in the first place. Mesa County hopes to recoup at least $1.6 million in ...


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That sinking feeling


By Dennis Webb

Rick Moore had never heard of the geological term “evaporite” before he bought a home in the Ironbridge golf course development in the Roaring Fork Valley south of Glenwood Springs. He’s been learning about it the hard way, ...


Salt of the earth: How evaporite problems evolved

By Dennis Webb

While the nearest seaside property is far from Colorado now, that wasn’t always the case. The state continues to be reminded of that fact today, with problems ranging from sinkholes to salinity in water, and also a benefit in the form ...


Lawmakers turn attention 
to guns in schools, judges

By Charles Ashby

More judges for Garfield County, no need to join a union to get a job and concealed guns on school grounds were only some of the bills introduced the first week of the 2013 legislative session. While lawmakers are expected to debate numerous ...


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Former chief gets warm send-off in Palisade

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After 42 years in law enforcement, former Palisade Police Chief Carroll Quarles is ready to be a rock star. Quarles said at his retirement party Saturday night his next step is to open a windshield repair business called Rock Star Chip ...


Shovel walkways 
in Grand Junction or risk citation

By Amy Hamilton

Hopefully the snow on your walkway or driveway melts off soon. But if it doesn’t, it’s your problem. According to a Grand Junction city ordinance, residents must clear sidewalks and their rights-of-way within 24 hours of ...


Analyst: Drilling
 doldrums 
to persist


By Dennis Webb

Low natural gas prices that led to drilling in Garfield County falling to the lowest level in about a decade will likely persist, an industry observer says. In Garfield County, drilling started on roughly 500 wells last year, the lowest ...


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