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Gunman robs GJ bookstore

By Paul Shockley

A man who was described over police radios as heavyset and possibly “very intoxicated” eluded capture Thursday morning after robbing a North Avenue bookstore at gunpoint. The suspect—described in a police news release as ...

James Graves

Girl’s photo drove sex offender in break-in

By Paul Shockley

  A Grand Junction sex offender, convicted of preying on a 12-year-old girl in 2009, admitted burglarizing a home last month and only taking a framed family photo showing another 12-year-old girl, according to an arrest affidavit.   ...

Meis, Rowland back county funds to CMU

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The two Mesa County commissioners who will leave in January voiced support Wednesday for a request that the county pony up $3 million toward construction of a $17 million classroom building at Colorado Mesa University. The one commissioner ...

GarCo election mailing skirts disclosure rules

By Dennis Webb

A recent mailing paints a dark picture of Democratic Garfield County commissioner candidate Sonja Linman. Its origins apparently will remain in the shadows as well, based on current state election regulations. The Northwest Colorado ...


Holy Family average test results better than nation

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Holy Family Catholic School students on average performed better than their peers throughout the United States this fall on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. While Colorado’s public school students are required to take Transitional ...

Uranium company founder upbeat

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A boost in the price of uranium would help assure the economic viability of a proposed uranium mill in the Paradox Valley, but technological developments could make it possible for a mill to operate even with lower prices, the founder of ...


Sentinel journalist wins state honor for quilting column

By Ann Wright

In March 2006, Sherida Warner confessed to being “a Material Girl, and nothing can be done about it.” Since this admission in her first Art of Quilting piece, Warner has shared her enthusiasm for quilting and quilters with anyone ...

Gas study comments extended

By Dennis Webb

A public comment period for an environmental study on future oil and gas leasing in the White River National Forest has been extended by 30 days. Comments now must be received by Nov. 30. The draft environmental impact statement analyzes ...

Colorado schools prepare for 2014 online tests

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Colorado schools are gearing up for future assessments that will drop pen and paper in favor of computerized testing. Districts statewide will work on surveys in November that will help the Colorado Department of Education determine how ready ...


Weird weather tricking plants into flowering

By Rachel Sauer

Look at this guy—all dressed up and nowhere to go. It’s kind of charming and kind of dorky. Hey, buddy! Wrong season! He’ll learn. No pollinators around, no promise of summer, colder weather coming—all those flowers ...

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