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Dispensary question on De Beque ballot

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The town of De Beque, which boomed with the energy economy, is asking voters this November if they want to allow marijuana dispensaries. Town Councilman Gene Reed isn’t eager to see that happen, but the council reasoned that if voters ...


Men accused of beating woman over pot theft

By Dennis Webb

A medical marijuana user accused of helping severely beat a woman is a defendant in a separate burglary and menacing case that authorities also believe arose from his quest to recover stolen pot plants. Aaron Steven Rabidue, 21, also faces ...


De Beque to ask for tax help to save its school district

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The De Beque School District in November will ask property owners to pony up to keep its small school district intact. De Beque School District 49-JT is asking voters in November for a mill-levy override and to pump $485,000 more from ...


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Keep cash flowing to the West, Buck says

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While he advocates a serious diet of spending cuts for the federal government, one program that ought to survive is one that transfers money from federal coffers to state and local governments in the West, Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck ...


Foster: Tuition plans could scare away some students

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College President Tim Foster said Thursday he stands by a tuition plan the college submitted to the Colorado Department of Higher Education one week ago, despite the department’s initial rejection of the plan because it ...


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Cops link mom to son’s alleged sexual assaults

By Paul Shockley

A boy convicted earlier this year in a child sex-assault case is accused of sexually assaulting yet another child, despite a court order barring unsupervised contact with kids under 18, according to an arrest affidavit. The boy’s mother ...


Hit-and-run Samaritans recovering

By Amy Hamilton

One good Samaritan who was run over by a truck after attempting to help a woman who was getting punched in the face has been released from St. Mary’s Hospital, but his friend is in far worse condition. He is said to be in a coma and was ...


Grand Junction family conspired to defraud Valley investors, prosecutors say

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The owner of a failed investment business, his wife, son, daughter and an employee conspired to take money from investors under false pretenses, prosecutors said in court papers. Three of the conspirators have been charged in connection with ...


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Mesa State to honor alumni, faculty tonight

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Mesa State College will honor athletes, alumni and a professor at an awards banquet tonight in the school’s new College Center. Mesa State graduates former Daily Sentinel owner and publisher Ken Johnson, class of 1953, and U.S. Tech ...


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Jail escapee faces life sentence Dec. 20

By Paul Shockley

A man who escaped from the Mesa County Jail while facing a life sentence in 2008 is looking at the same penalty in December. Under options available to District Judge Richard Gurley, 42-year-old Shane Johnson could receive consecutive ...


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