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GJ man arrested in shovel attack

By Paul Shockley

A man reportedly upset over allegedly stolen cash and a weed eater was arrested Friday after he tried to beat another man with a shovel, according to an arrest affidavit. Lawrence Booth, 45, 134 Carol Court, was arrested Friday on suspicion ...


Four accused in predawn assault with baseball bats

By Paul Shockley

Four people, several of whom were wielding baseball bats, are accused in an alleged plot to assault several others inside a vehicle outside the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department in the predawn hours of Sunday. Grand Junction police ...


D51 gets energy award

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School District 51 is one of 44 U.S. school districts named an Energy Star Leaders Top Performer this year by the Energy Star program. Energy Star is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency ...


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Southwest fires haze covers valley

By Paul Shockley

A layer of haze Sunday obscuring the Bookcliffs, Colorado National Monument and Grand Mesa may be sticking around for a while, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Smoke from Weber Fire and Stateline Fire — The ...


Student spotlight, June 25, 2012

By Staff

■ Stephanie Widner of Hotchkiss graduated from Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo., with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. ■ Tyler J. Palmer of Grand Junction was named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list ...


Science Monday

By Matthew Berger

Though it may seem a no-brainer that increased damage to forests from bark beetles makes them more susceptible to forest fires, there is no general consensus in the published research on what role beetle damage plays. Bark beetles do affect ...


CMU joins schools in tuition exchange with New Mexico

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Colorado Mesa University has been added to the list of schools participating in an agreement that allows New Mexico students to attend Colorado schools for in-state tuition, and vice-versa. The New Mexico-Colorado Tuition Reciprocity ...


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Billionaire Ohio retailer asks BLM to approve deal

By Dennis Webb

Undoubtedly, billionaire Ohioan Leslie Wexner has mastered the art of the sale. Starting his Limited Brands company with one Columbus store in 1963 that yielded $160,000 in revenues its first year, he grew it to what Limited Brands calls a ...


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Patrol chief: ‘There’s work to be done’

By Paul Shockley

Col. James Wolfinbarger, head of the Colorado State Patrol, saw his youngest son’s birth at St. Mary’s Hospital. In a recent letter to The Daily Sentinel, Wolfinbarger recounted fond memories of service as a State Patrol sergeant ...


Grant funding will expand area efforts to remove tamarisk

By Matthew Berger

The Dolores River Restoration Partnership, a coalition that works to restore habitat along that river’s banks, is scaling up efforts to encourage the participation of private landowners in its work removing invasive plants and replanting ...


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