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Plan for beltway around city envisioned three decades ago

By Rachel Sauer

By the numbers, the road beneath people’s feet Saturday afternoon was this: 2.1 million pounds of reinforcing steel, enough to build 1,050 midsize cars. 10,200 cubic yards of concrete, enough for 125 housing foundations. 377 ...


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At long last, motorists drive on overpass

By {screen_name}

By the time the 10th customer called to cancel an appointment, Blake Brueggeman knew he had a big problem on his hands. Construction to create an interchange and overpass at 29 Road and the Interstate 70 Business Loop had begun more than a ...


Monument’s change to park a ‘no-brainer’

By The Daily Sentinel

Fruita Mayor Ken Henry remembers walking into a cafe recently and speaking with visitors who had just visited Colorado National Monument. “Why isn’t this a park?” Henry said he was asked. The newfound admirers of the ...


Flag change, Nov. 20, 2011

By Staff

If you are a discerning reader, you may have noticed that we changed the flag of The Daily Sentinel today. It’s not much different, but there are two significant alterations. The graphic of Independence Monument is gone and the reference ...


Man dies after driving into train

By Rachel Sauer

A man died Saturday afternoon after intentionally driving his station wagon into an eastbound train at 33 Road, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The man, believed to be about 50 and whose name hasn’t been ...


Patrol: GJ man veered into oncoming traffic

By Rachel Sauer

Steve McAlpine, 48, of Orchard City, and Michael Adams, 29, of Grand Junction, died Friday night in a crash on Colorado Highway 92 east of Delta. Adams was driving a 2004 Lincoln LS sedan east on Colorado 92 at 5:45 p.m. Friday. Near mile ...


Three teens seriously hurt in crash

By Rachel Sauer

Three teenagers were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night on Colorado Highway 139 at N Road near Loma, according to the Colorado State Patrol. A 16-year-old Glade Park boy was driving a 2003 Ford Mustang west on N Road at ...


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Junction officials to condemn White Hall

By Paul Shockley

City and county officials this week moved to condemn the fire-gutted remains of White Hall even as the building’s owner says she is preparing for its demolition. Rosemarie Glas of Collbran, property owner and registered agent for White ...


111811 tree lighting

How many shopping days are left?

By {screen_name}

Downtown turned on its Christmas lights Friday, Santa has been at Mesa Mall for a week, and holiday decorations and merchandise have been on store shelves since Halloween, or in some cases longer. Thanksgiving is as early as it gets this ...


11 apply for grant funds; university wants all $1.6 million

By Amy Hamilton

Eleven entities have applied for the full amount or a portion of $1.6 million in grant funding that is being distributed as federal mineral royalty dollars. Nonprofit agencies, local governments and special districts were encouraged to apply ...


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