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Businesses taking role in Fruita revitalization

By Duffy Hayes

Seeing that Fruita’s new Downtown Advisory Board has the broad mission of revitalizing the downtown core in a host of areas, it’s not surprising that the makeup of the board itself is distinctly diverse as well. A number of people ...


Sentinel worker critically injured by hit-and-run driver

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Grand Junction woman is in critical condition at a local hospital after she was the victim of a hit-and-run early Sunday morning. The victim is Amber Davidovich Gomez, a mother of two small children and an employee of The Daily Sentinel for ...


University radio station to offer tuition in raffle

By Melinda Mawdsley

Raffle prizes come in all shapes, sizes, and values, but the leader of one Grand Junction organization is raffling off a prize he thinks is so fantastic thousands of tickets were printed in anticipation of demand. For the first time, Colorado ...


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Bridge work to close section of 24 Road

By Duffy Hayes

As soon as the water empties from the Grand Valley Canal, a Mesa County project to replace three bridges on 24 Road north of Interstate 70 will get under way and close 24 Road between I and I 1/2 roads. The three canal crossings set for ...


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Loving owners get blessings for pets

By Melinda Mawdsley

Just before Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos, Tom Brady came to a Grand Junction church lawn to be blessed. Well, sort of. Technically, the Brady at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church wasn’t the ...


Royalty reduced to protect coal mining

By Dennis Webb

Arch Coal will temporarily pay below-normal federal royalty rate reductions for some of its West Elk Mine operations near Somerset because of adverse geological conditions the company says had made certain mining less economical. The Bureau ...


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House District 55: Democratic challenger puts focus on bipartisanship

By Charles Ashby

Dan Robinson is no stranger to uphill battles. As a young Grand Junction lawyer in the 1970s, Robinson wanted to find a way to help troubled youth stay out of trouble. His idea was to show youth who had no real mentors a better life, taking ...


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House District 55: Republican incumbent says influence felt at Capitol

By Charles Ashby

Business is bad for Rep. Ray Scott. Like many in the state and nation, the
 Grand Junction Republican hasn’t gotten a real sense that the economy is improving, at least, if his own business interests are a good ...


3 Western Slope districts among hotly contested seats in Colorado House

By Charles Ashby

There are anywhere from eight to a dozen legislative seats that are being targeted by the two major parties in this year’s races, depending on whom one asks. While most of those closely contested races are on the Front Range, three are ...


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Palisade band is sweepstakes winner at festival

By Staff

For the third year in a row, Palisade High School was the sweepstakes winner Saturday at the Colorado West Marching Band Festival in Grand Junction. The competition, which began downtown with a parade before moving to Stocker Stadium where ...


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