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High country gets first snow

By Charles Ashby

Grand Mesa and other parts of the high country saw the first snow of the season early Monday, but it didn’t last. A small high-altitude disturbance came through the region, but wasn’t expected to be carrying much moisture. So ...

Remaining Broadway at Avalon series shows cut

By Melinda Mawdsley

The city has canceled the remainder of the inaugural Broadway At the Avalon series, but season ticket holders can expect a refund for the two remaining shows on the schedule, a city official confirmed today. When giving a reason for the ...


Jabs touts business approach, tax cuts

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American Furniture Warehouse in Grand Junction is doing better now than it did when it opened, Jake Jabs, the president and CEO of the company said Monday. Business is up about 10 percent over November, when the store at 2570 American Way ...

Tipton foe Pace willing to ‘buck my party’

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Sal Pace, the Democratic challenger to Republican Rep. Scott Tipton, painted himself as a maverick unafraid to defy his own party leaders. Pace also told The Daily Sentinel editorial board Monday he regretted two incidents when he was ...


Waste treatment plant proposal riles Carbondale

By Dennis Webb

When Mid-Continent Resources operated a coal load-out site just east of Carbondale until the early 1990s, a good number of town residents earned their living at the company’s mine where the coal originated outside Redstone. These ...

Businesses can target suicide issue

By Lory Pounder

High suicide rates in Mesa County compared to the state and nation have a local prevention organization exploring new ways to create change. Throughout September, Suicide Prevention Month, Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation is ...


Western Colorado Community College developing degree for 911 work

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A two-year associate degree program for 911 dispatchers could make its way into Western Colorado Community College’s list of degree offerings within the next few years. The community college is “in the process” of creating ...


Alleged car burglar commits crime right under cops’ noses

By Paul Shockley

A theft suspect in downtown Grand Junction apparently wasn’t impressed Sunday by the new $32 million police building. Michael Jacob May, 26, was jailed on suspicion of felony theft from auto, attempted theft from auto and possession of ...

Candidate Wright still raising funds for his campaign

By Charles Ashby

Despite calls from some members of his own party to drop out of the race, the Republican candidate for House District 54 still is raising cash for his campaign. Since reports surfaced that Jared Wright left his job as a Fruita police officer ...


Australian shepherd puppy on mend in abuse case

By Paul Shockley

A veterinarian has issued a prognosis of “good” for an Australian shepherd puppy that police allege was severely assaulted by his owner, according to a report released by Mesa County Animal Services. The 5-month-old male puppy, ...

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