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Area forests supervisor heads to D.C.

By Matthew Berger

“All good stuff awaits her,” Charlie Richmond quipped. Richmond, supervisor of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests for the past seven years, is preparing to hand over the reigns to his deputy, Sherry ...

Health professions care about needy and prove it at Good Samaritan clinic

By Amy Hamilton

Lloyd Davis, who works in behavioral health at Community Hospital, was presented a hefty challenge on Christmas Eve 2010 when he attended to an intoxicated man in the emergency room. The homeless man had lost his will to live, and it was ...

Viticulture association selects new director

By Dave Buchanan

Cassidee Shull, a 2011 graduate of Colorado Mesa University, has been named executive director of the Colorado Association of Viticulture and Enology, commonly known as CAVE. As head of the nonprofit trade association for Colorado winemakers ...

State parks and wildlife office moves

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado Parks and Wildlife finally has a new home to call its own in Glenwood Springs. Having long outgrown its old offices at 50633 U.S. Highway 6&24,  Parks and Wildlife will take over a new building next week near the Canyon ...

Boards couldn’t hold secret votes on vacancies, if proposal is approved

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — City councils and school boards would not be allowed to vote in secret to fill vacancies on their panels under a bill that won preliminary approval in the House on Friday. The measure, HB1169, is in response to a recent ...


Daily Sentinel staffers win 18 awards

By Melinda Mawdsley

Employees of The Daily Sentinel/GJSentinel.com’s newsroom won 18 awards, including seven first-place honors, during the annual Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters banquet Friday night in Denver. This year’s CAPER ...

Concerns remain about gym competition in Fruita

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A year after supporters of the privately run Fruita Health Club packed Fruita City Council chambers and accused the newly opened, taxpayer-funded Fruita Community Center of pulling clientele away from the club, there is lingering criticism ...

Sales of Cafe Justo help coffee growers, migrant sheepherders

By Staff

If you’re already going to buy and drink coffee, Grand Valley Peace and Justice would like you to consider helping migrant sheepherders in the U.S. and coffee growers in Mexico while you’re at it. Buying Cafe Justo, available at ...

Verdict worth $1.67 million in malpractice

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury this month awarded a $1.67 million verdict in a civil lawsuit regarding alleged accounting malpractice. Jim Alvillar, an attorney who represents Grand Junction resident James Fromm, owner of the accounting firm James Fromm ...


Energy group honors ‘Pioneer of the Piceance’

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A Grand Junction energy entrepreneur was recognized Friday as a “Pioneer of the Piceance” by the West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Chuck Shear, a Grand Junction native, is a landman who worked with several organizations ...

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