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Cops identify victim of fatal car collision

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A pedestrian who was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a car on Horizon Drive was identified Monday as 61-year-old Richard L. Baird, of Durango. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office said Baird died of multiple blunt-force injuries ...


Grand Junction squad cars donated to police academy

By Amy Hamilton

Two aging Grand Junction Police Department patrol cars will have to wait a bit longer for retirement. Grand Junction City Council members on Monday night unanimously approved the transfer of two patrol vehicles set for auction this fall to ...


Sentinel’s printing a green, leaner process

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Daily Sentinel’s pressroom recently got a whole lot greener, so to speak, by making the switch to an all-digital thermal plate imager. What does that mean? According to press pros at the Sentinel, it means the elimination of ...


Report notes concerns, backs judges

By Paul Shockley

Although it graded two judges below average among peers statewide, the Mesa County Judicial Performance Commission recommends voters approve all three local judges facing a retention vote in November’s general election. District Judge ...


Mesa State reaps financial benefits from its new energy system

By Emily Shockley

It was good for the environment and good for sustainability. The millions of dollars in savings weren’t a bad selling point, either. Mesa State College’s idea to install a geothermal heating and cooling system has saved it 62 ...


Pedestrian hit, killed by car on Horizon Drive

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A pedestrian was killed Sunday night after being hit by a car on Horizon Drive, Grand Junction police said. Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said 911 emergency dispatchers received a call at 8:10 p.m. about a man who was in the roadway on ...


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Students ask; city responds with help

By Amy Hamilton

It’s amazing what a personal plea can do. Students at Dual Immersion Academy, 552 A W. Main St., are finding this out after last year’s fifth-graders sent letters to members of the Grand Junction City Council, detailing their ...


Power plant closure leaves Palisade fire district short on funds

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Faced with the expected loss of 40 percent of its annual tax revenue, the Palisade Rural Fire Protection District is hoping its residents will look past the troubled local economy and approve a property tax increase next month. Without that ...


HONOR FLIGHT TEARS 100610 1

Honor Flight: 36 hours, a lifetime of memories

By Gretel Daugherty

Virgil Crabtree leaned against the white marble, his camera grasped in his gnarled hand. He gazed around the massive World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.‘s National Mall. “It’s so amazing,” the Iwo Jima survivor ...


Police investigate girl’s fall from vehicle near Fruita

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Authorities remained tight-lipped Sunday about a 17-year-old Fruita Monument High School student who was seriously injured after she fell from a moving vehicle north of Fruita. Mesa County sheriff’s spokeswoman Mary Gonzales said Sunday ...


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