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GJ vacancy rate goes from lowest in state to highest in a year

By Emily Shockley

In one year, Grand Junction went from having the lowest rental housing vacancy rate of any metropolitan area in Colorado to having the highest. The vacancy rate leapt from 3.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 to 13.2 percent in the ...


Avalanche hits near Ridgway

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An avalanche near the town of Ridgway in southwestern Colorado reportedly injured several people Thursday. There were reports late Thursday night that one person was killed, but The Daily Sentinel was unable to confirm those reports, and ...


High court agrees to review state’s campaign finance laws at secretary of state’s request

By Staff

The Colorado Supreme Court on Thursday accepted Secretary of State Bernie Buescher’s request to review the state’s campaign finance laws in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that threw out federal laws centering on ...


BLM again gets low bids on lease sale

By Dennis Webb

For the second straight time, Colorado’s Bureau of Land Management’s quarterly oil and gas lease sale yielded some of the lowest monetary results in decades. Thursday’s sale generated $139,233 in proceeds, with 49 percent ...


Valley investor Lou Zangerle dies

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A memorial service for one of the investors in failed Valley Investments will take place Saturday. Lou Zangerle, 71, died Feb. 5 after a collision Jan. 29 in a parking lot. Zangerle was a regular attendee at hearings involving Philip Rand ...


Body farm stinks to residents

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Mesa State College intends to place human corpses for scientific study on college-owned property in Pear Park, one of the fastest-growing residential areas in the Grand Valley, The Daily Sentinel has learned. A body farm, the nickname for a ...


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Coalition pushes for immigration reform

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Congress needs to act quickly on ways to treat illegal immigrants in the country and regulate continued immigration, a coalition of religious organizations said Wednesday. Hispanics from Mesa County as well as others representing agricultural ...


King seeks stiffer penalty for lewdness

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Masturbating in public should be more than just a petty offense, Rep. Steve King said Wednesday. That’s why the Grand Junction Republican introduced a bill into the Colorado Legislature to make the law clear when a person ...


Water board moves to improve 2 streamflows

By Dave Buchanan

Two important streams near Crested Butte will have better water flows in late summer thanks to a recent instream, water-right purchase by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. The board acquired 5.45 cubic feet per second of water in the ...


Meis blames drilling slowdown on giving authority to legislators

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Western Slope counties that asked Denver to intercede when they had difficulty with some drillers are now suffering because of it, Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis said. The end result of seeking legislative support, Meis said Wednesday ...


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