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Information on sex offenders to have limits

By Paul Shockley

A new Web site billed as a one-stop shop for pinpointing area sex offenders will restrict access to an offender’s information if he or she is incarcerated at the Mesa County Jail, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. “There ...


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Norton bypassing GOP delegates in Senate primary bid

By Charles Ashby

U.S. senatorial candidate Jane Norton shocked members of her own party when she announced Tuesday she would try to petition onto the Republican Party primary ballot in August. In an even more surprising move, Norton said she was abandoning ...


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Afghan leader still a reliable ally despite comments, Salazar says

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who last week boiled over with frustration and said he might join the Taliban, remains a reliable U.S. ally, said U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo. Karzai “is totally committed, in my opinion, to actually ...


Clifton one of first 11 in line for reform cash

By Emily Shockley

Clifton Elementary is one of 11 Colorado schools eligible for first dibs on part of $39.7 million worth of a federal school-improvement grant to improve consistently low test scores. Getting a federal school-improvement grant requires most ...


Outlying streets added to city traffic plan

By Staff

The Grand Junction Planning Commission unanimously approved a revised traffic plan Tuesday night that includes more streets around the city. The Grand Valley Circulation Plan labels streets based on how much they’re used. Two roadways ...


Child poverty estimate may be too low in Mesa County

By Emily Shockley

A childhood poverty study released Tuesday reported 12 percent of Mesa County’s school-age children lived in poverty in 2008. A lot has changed since then. Mesa County may have had the 40th lowest child poverty rate of Colorado’s ...


Ritter to speak Friday as county Dems meet

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County Democrats will see several big names in state politics Friday at their annual dinner. So far, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and former Colorado House Speaker Andrew ...


Junction police keep state accreditation

By Paul Shockley

In the eyes of peers, the Grand Junction Police Department still meets statewide standards for professionalism. Keith Ikeda, chief of police in Basalt, who also serves as treasurer for the Colorado Associations of Chiefs of Police, said the ...


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County sells land parcel on 30 Road

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Mesa County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to sell a chunk of county land in Pear Park for development after county staff members worked through concerns about a drop in the sale price and a host of contract contingencies. The county ...


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Ex-Sentinel staffer wins Pulitzer

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A former staff writer for The Daily Sentinel captured honors for explanatory reporting in the Pulitzer prizes announced Monday. Michael Moss, who was a reporter at the Sentinel in the early 1980s, won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory ...


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