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Grand Junction businessman dies in accident

By Lory Pounder

The family of a 37-year-old Grand Junction business owner who died suddenly last weekend described him as being full of love and life. Brent Tuck, founder, president and chief executive officer of Tuck Communication Services Inc., died Sept. ...

CMU seminar series on water and the drought continues Monday

By Dave Buchanan

The fall 2012 Natural Resources of the West seminar series at Colorado Mesa University continues Monday afternoon with a look at the political challenges of drought. Monday’s lecture by CMU political science Professor Tim Casey is ...

Jimenez-Ramirez mug

Affidavit: Two jailed after meth found in hidden compartment

By Paul Shockley

Two men face a variety of drug-related charges after nearly six pounds of methamphetamine was found hidden in a car during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 on Wednesday, according to an arrest affidavit. Adrian Bucio, 19, of Fresno, Calif., ...

Couple may get joint trial in welfare fraud

By Paul Shockley

A former Mesa County Department of Human Services case manager and her husband may face trial together in connection with what authorities have claimed to be Mesa County’s largest ever welfare fraud prosecution. Venica Padilla, 41, and ...


Orchard Mesa loses 
animal whisperer: 
Melzer dies at age 60

By Duffy Hayes

Anyone who truly knows animals will tell you the connections human beings share with them are all about energy. Hundreds of Grand Valley animals and their owners lost one of the area’s great communicators this week with the sudden ...

Target shooting 
on public land 
to be discussed

By Dave Buchanan

In response to general interest in the management of target shooting on public lands around Grand Junction, the Bureau of Land Management is hosting a public listening session from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Courtyard Marriott, 755 Horizon Dr. ...


Sentinel wins top national education award

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The National Newspaper Association announced Wednesday The Daily Sentinel won first place among newspapers with a circulation of 10,000 or more in the association’s 2012 Newspaper and Education Contest. The Sentinel won first prize in ...

Official: State likely to impose pre-drilling tests

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Colorado’s new top oil and gas regulator said Thursday he expects the state to soon consider requiring mandatory testing of nearby groundwater before drilling and related activities occur. Thanks to an industry initiative ...

Club 20 to host candidate, ballot debates

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The fall meeting of Club 20 on Saturday will feature a series of debates among candidates and proponents of various ballot measures in the Colorado Mesa University Center. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and two people who want to unseat ...

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300 witnesses possible in case against doctors

By Paul Shockley

If it ever goes to trial, federal prosecutors said in a recent court filing their case against Dr. Sam Jahani and Dr. Eric Peper may include more than 300 former patients to support charges of controlled-substances and health care fraud. An ...

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