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Second boy in car incident dies

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UPDATED, 8:30 a.m., Tuesday: Tyler Jensen was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital at 10:57 p.m. Monday, The Daily Sentinel has learned. *********** Four-year-old Tyler Jensen of Palisade was removed from life support Monday night, ...


Colorado Gives Day: Hard-hit nonprofits hope for help in statewide effort

By Amy Hamilton

After seven years in operation, the Riverside Educational Center this year is finding funds especially hard to come by. The nonprofit organization that acts as refuge for 128 students of low-income families with after-school activities, ...

Glenwood aims for natural gas station

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners and the city of Glenwood Springs have agreed to pool a total of $100,000 into a fund aimed at providing an incentive for someone to open a public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in town. The effort ...

Dog ordinance short on bite

By Amy Hamilton

Changes to a Grand Junction ordinance will add more teeth to the issue of dangerous dogs. Grand Junction City Councilors are expected to discuss the matter during a hearing Wednesday night. If approved, the proposed changes will affect people ...

Obama rebuttal to GOP offer worries Colorado senators

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Republicans in the U.S. House on Monday offered up a budget proposal they said would save $2.2 trillion over 10 years without raising taxes on the nation’s highest earners. Reports circulated in the meantime that President Barack Obama ...

Business leaders: Give 
us budget deal, stability

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A bipartisan array of business and cultural leaders is urging the Colorado congressional delegation to use the lame-duck session to deal with the nation’s growing debt. A letter signed by the heads of 54 private organizations from both ...


Construction contract for Workforce Center approved by county

By Duffy Hayes

The construction contract for a major county capital project — building a new Mesa County Workforce Center on county-owned property at 519 29 1/2 Road — was approved by commissioners Monday. The more than $5.4 million contract ...

Outnumbered 3 to 1, county Dems can count on minority status

By Charles Ashby

They are among us. They work alongside everyone else in the Grand Valley. They dine at area restaurants, shop at area stores, and live, laugh and love seemingly like regular people. No, they’re not the sub-human, underground-living ...


Notice of homeless who die

By Amy Hamilton

There was “Happy,” Deeder, “Lumber” and “Hawk.” If you spend any time in Grand Junction you would have seen these folks. They represent several of the nine homeless individuals who died this year. ...

Palisade budget for 2013 focuses on street repair

By Duffy Hayes

A new fire station — priced in the neighborhood of $1.75 million and set to be unveiled in early January — took up a major portion of the town of Palisade’s 2012 $7.9 million budget. The budget adopted Tuesday by town ...

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