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Bike event to restrict Monument access

By Staff

Motorists planning to enter Colorado National Monument on Saturday morning should plan to use the Fruita entrance or Little Park Road to allow the “Tour of the Moon” bicycle tour to use Rim Rock Drive between DS Road and the Grand ...

Enrollment down; official count due next month

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School districts across the state took official enrollment counts on Monday that will determine exactly how much funding the state shells out to schools for the 2012-13 school year. District 51 will receive $6,141.19 per student this year, a ...

Big issues a matter of debate

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, aren’t the only people who get to participate in the first presidential debate. Just about everyone who is anyone in Colorado politics got debate ...

Candidates stake their ground

By Duffy Hayes

The format for Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters debate didn’t exactly engender much back-and-forth among the candidates for county commissioner. But most took the opportunity to distinguish themselves during their brief ...

“State of the Moose” meeting set for Oct.10

By Special to the Sentinel

Western Colorado residents are invited to a public presentation on the state of the Grand Mesa moose population, and the current status of the relocation project that brought them here, at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife ...

Man shot at GJ apartment building

By Staff

A man was shot by an unknown assailant at Racquet Club Apartments and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with a chest wound Monday night. Police were looking for a dark blue, four-door Honda Accord they believe was involved in the ...


Hotel show-and-tell leads to wild shot

By Paul Shockley

A man drinking beer and watching football with friends in a hotel room Sunday night was showing off a revolver when it accidentally went off, wounding a stranger in an adjoining room, according to an arrest affidavit. Zachariah James ...

Three cops return to school beat

By Duffy Hayes

Three school-resource officers lost to budget cuts in 2010 will be back patrolling the hallways of District 51 schools, the result of a creative funding agreement initiated by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department and facilitated by Mesa ...

State retirement plan in peril, official says

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State Treasurer Walker Stapleton emphasized a need for solvency and transparency in the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association system Monday afternoon in Grand Junction. Stapleton visited with area school board members and ...


Hospital tells city of timeline for facility on G Road

By Lory Pounder

With future demand, a shift in service needs and health care system changes in mind, Community Hospital has funding ready and is hoping to break ground soon on the first phase of its new facility off G Road. “We’ve outgrown the ...

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