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Travel agency owner accused of scheming to defraud airlines

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Prosecutors on Monday filed felony charges against the owner of a Grand Junction travel agency who is suspected of defrauding several airlines out of tens of thousands of dollars. Rodney Thompson, 52, was charged with three counts of theft of ...


‘Make My Day’ law won’t extend to stores

By Charles Ashby

For the fourth time in as many years, the Colorado Legislature killed a bill Monday to extend the state’s “Make My Day” law to businesses. On a near party-line vote, the House Judiciary Committee said the measure that would ...


Man charged with murder in shooting of neighbor

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Prosecutors on Monday filed a first-degree murder charge and 12 other counts against a Grand Junction man accused of shooting to death a neighbor who intervened in an argument between him and his wife. In addition to murder, Robert McCleland, ...


Ethics panel officially admonishes Grand Junction legislator

By Charles Ashby

The House Ethics Committee formally submitted its letter addressing a complaint of double-dipping travel expenses lodged against Rep. Steve King. The letter admonishes the Grand Junction Republican for how he claimed travel expenses from his ...


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Police investigate Fruitvale fatal stabbing; ID suspect

By Melinda Mawdsley

One person is dead and one man was taken into custody at 11:30 p.m. Sunday after an apparent stabbing in a Fruitvale home. Police today have identified their suspect as Octavio Vargas-Herrera. At 9 p.m., the Grand Junction Police Department ...


Suspect arrested after beating in Power Road transient camp

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 41-year-old man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of beating a homeless man, breaking his nose and other facial bones, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Rusty Lane Hubbard, a transient, was arrested shortly after 3:30 a.m. ...


Another high note struck in budding career

By Melinda Mawdsley

Moments after winning the Young Artist Competition at Mesa State College, Antonio Villanueva laughed about his start with the instrument that has allowed him to travel the world. Villanueva, 22, a junior music major at Arizona State ...


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Settlement pending on Fuji assets

By Paul Shockley

Federal prosecutors have reached a tentative settlement that spells out the future of several properties and bank accounts that were seized by the U.S. Treasury Department during an investigation of what authorities believed to be a local ...


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Sentinel newsroom staffers reflect on freedom of the press

By Debra Dobbins

February is noteworthy for presidential birthdays, but March has a Hail-to-the-Chief day, too. James Madison, our fourth president, was born March 16, 1751. Thanks to Madison’s advocacy of the Bill of Rights, his birthday has come to be ...


Callers flood Rep. Salazar’s phone lines

By Charles Ashby

Some Grand Junction residents were upset last week that they couldn’t get through to anyone in U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s offices either in town or Washington, D.C. The residents complained that they couldn’t speak to one of ...


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