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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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Valley braces for spring ritual that clears old growth

By Amy Hamilton

Springtime in the Grand Valley means chirping birds, glimpses of new, green growth and short sleeves. Until May 31, it’s also open-burning season, a time of year when the wafting smell of charred fields and ditches frequently causes ...


Medical marjuana bill draws flak

By Charles Ashby

Ron Velarde’s drywall company went out of business last year because there was no work in town. To make matters worse, he has leukemia. Susanne Sheley’s husband, Randy, also was in the construction business. The couple have a ...


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Merchants by Downtown Uplift project celebrate new cafe, and arrival of spring

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One of the best things to happen this winter on the west end of Main Street was the opening of Dream Cafe. The new breakfast and lunch restaurant at 314 Main St. attracted more people to downtown as temperatures warmed and the sun peeked out, ...


New oil shale rules: Fair to industry or fuel for another speculative boom?

By Dennis Webb

New federal rules that took effect Jan. 1 let energy companies include oil shale holdings in oil and gas reserves that they report to investors. The change received widespread industry support. But it is raising concerns that it could create ...


Weekly Planner, March 14, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, March 14 Sons of Norway, Vestafjell Lodge, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 237 32 Road, 2 p.m., annual St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner, $8 adults, ages under 18 free, members A-K take a Scandinavianitem, ...


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Prom fashions pop with color

By Emily Shockley

The runway at Saturday’s Prom Fashion Show Extravaganza at Mesa Mall featured vibrant colors, strapless and spaghetti-strap gowns and dapper tuxedos. Local models sported attire from Deb Shops, Men’s Wearhouse and Hot Topic during ...


District 51 school updates would require $270 million

By Emily Shockley

A statewide review of conditions at more than 8,000 schools revealed a $13.9 billion price tag for making each school energy efficient and able to foster a comfortable learning environment, and for completing deferred maintenance ...


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