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Judging is piece of cake for this 4-Her

By Amy Hamilton

She can spot the work of carefully scalloped frosting and doesn’t need a recipe to whip up a tasty batter. At age 15, Kassandra Hedgecock can cook and decorate a cake like a pro. So, when no adults stepped up this year to be ...


GarCo to receive funds for its energy efficiency

By Dennis Webb

Colorado, in partnership with Garfield, Denver and Boulder counties and Xcel Energy, has been awarded $25 million in federal Recovery Act funding to retrofit buildings to make them more energy-efficient, the state said Wednesday. The ...


7 area seniors named Daniels Fund scholars

By Staff

Seven area high school seniors are among this year’s 261 Daniels Fund scholarship recipients. Daniels Fund scholarships help send students from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming to college by covering all tuition, room and board, ...


28.25 RD FIRE 651

Shed fire damages mobile home; family homeless

By Paul Shockley

A 4-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire that destroyed a shed, damaged a mobile home and left eight people homeless Saturday night. Grand Junction Fire Capt. Gus Hendricks said damage was estimated around $25,000 at 480 28 1/4 ...


Door-to-door Census drive starts Saturday

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On Saturday, 2,600 census enumerators will fan out across western Colorado to pick up where the mailed census forms left off. They’ll have a big job in front of them, judging by the response so far to the Sentinel’s requests to ...


Angler opinions sought on Crawford Reservoir

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is hosting two public meetings to discuss a proposed management plan for Crawford Reservoir. Meetings are set for 6 p.m. May 6 at the Hotchkiss Public Library and 6 p.m. May 14 at the Bill Heddles Recreation ...


042310 Food Bank

More people seeking aid for first time

By Amy Hamilton

JoAnne Kelty can spot the signs: the shuffling feet and the averted eyes when people wish they were somewhere else. In growing numbers, those who never before had to ask for assistance are showing up in Kelty’s office at The Salvation ...


2 accused in sexual assaults of girl, 11

By Paul Shockley

A pair of Montrose men have been jailed on allegations they repeatedly sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl, according to Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn. Melton Brown, 51, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault on a child as ...


042310 Outdoor Heritage Day

Wildlife officer’s event copied across state

By Paul Shockley

Frank McGee managed to wrangle together a dozen or so sponsors, a few activities and as many giveaways three years ago for his hastily organized event in Palisade’s Riverbend Park. McGee, a Colorado Division of Wildlife officer ...


Officials pushing Salazar to rethink oil, gas policies

By Dennis Webb

More than 90 county commissioners and other elected officials in the West have signed letters asking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to consider the impact of his oil and gas policies on jobs and rural economies. Among those making the request ...


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