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Man’s death suspicious, police say

By Charles Ashby

The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating the death of a Grand Junction man early Wednesday. Daniel Marques, 38, was discovered alive lying in a parking lot in the 1700 block of North Avenue about 3 a.m. when he was spotted by a ...


Molestation suspect had been dismissed

By Amy Hamilton

A report by a Mesa County Partners staff member initiated an investigation into the actions of a Grand Junction man later accused of molesting two boys he was supposed to be mentoring. Mark Anthony Bustamante, 50, was in Mesa County Jail on ...

Monsoonal weather holds promise of some moisture

By Amy Hamilton

Something new is in the air. Can you tell? Weeks of scalding hot temperatures lately have given way to a cooling cloud cover over the Grand Valley. With any luck, even your parched yard could get a dousing of rain in the next couple days, ...


Affidavit: Man may have been burned alive

By Amy Hamilton

A man who died after his Orchard Mesa camper was set ablaze may have been alive before the fire was started, according to recently released arrest affidavits. Lucos John Schultz, 22, and Julius Sutton, 26, have been booked in the Mesa County ...

West Slope House races draw donors’ attention

By Charles Ashby

The general election is four months away and two Colorado House races on the Western Slope already have the attention of donors in both parties in the state. That’s because the voter registration numbers in the two districts — ...

Classified for web

Durango’s Frank Fristensky enjoying time leading intimate excursions across Europe

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Frank Fristensky bought a classified ad in the Daily Sentinel to find new travel companions. The 64-year-old owner of the EuroAm Travel Club offers “a different way of experiencing Europe since 2003,” according to his ad. Three ...

Better ways to kill mosquitoes than a slap or spray

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Mosquitoes are beginning to bug western Colorado, from Paonia to the Grand Valley. In Paonia, residents are itching to have the North Fork Mosquito Abatement District spray for the bloodsucking bugs. District officials, however, find the ...

Grand Valley finds ways to celebrate without fireworks

By Amy Hamilton

A Fourth of July without fireworks?! The injustice of it was just about too much for eight-year-old Jordan Stewart, said his mother, Cassy. The Stewart family, including Reese, 2, spent the morning in downtown Palisade to attend the annual ...


DA drops case in bath salts death

By Paul Shockley

Criminal charges will not be filed in the case of a 19-year-old Grand Junction man who was high on bath salts and acting violently at a party last April when he was strangled by others who tried to subdue him, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger ...

Udall won’t press monument change

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado National Monument will stay a monument for now, not necessarily one forever. U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., told a committee on Tuesday that no bill to change the monument to a park is in the offing. “I can tell you ...

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