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Questions linger about death after gas field incident

By Dennis Webb

When Silt resident Troy Orth came home after reportedly being exposed to dangerous hydrogen sulfide on a Noble Energy gas well pad south of Parachute in 2009, he didn’t talk too much about it. “He had a funny smell that night, I ...

DS seeks those with 9/11 ties

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Daily Sentinel is seeking people who may have been in New York City or Washington D.C. on Sept. 11, 2001. Did you witness any of the events? Decide to leave the East Coast for Colorado? Perhaps joined the military after the event? How ...

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Ex-doctors plead not guilty, are free on bond

By Paul Shockley

With family members and his attorney close by, Eric Peper didn’t respond to the jab as they walked Tuesday along Rood Avenue after his first court appearance. “Hey doc, I need some Percocet,” a man yelled, sitting outside ...

Agency extends loan deadline for homeowners at risk of foreclosure

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The application period for a federal housing loan program has been extended through Sept. 15. The Emergency Homeowner Loan Program offers interest-free loans of up to $50,000 for as long as two years to help people at risk of foreclosure pay ...

New 4-year programs perfect fit for Colorado Mountain College students

By Dennis Webb

When Colorado Mountain College said it would launch four-year programs this fall, New Castle resident Kim Cassady decided to pursue not one, but both bachelor’s degrees being offered. “I figured since I was laid off twice in three ...

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Faithful gather at Islamic Center of Grand Junction after Ramadan ends

By Rachel Sauer

The meal wasn’t necessarily the point, though the food was delicious, a variegated feast representing the native countries of members of the Islamic Center of Grand Junction. The meal was symbolic, an end to the Islamic holy month of ...

Serra accuser continues testimony

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MONTROSE — Had former prosecutor Myrl Serra simply walked away from a confrontation with a former female employee, he never would have found himself in court as a defendant in a bond-violation case, the woman testified Tuesday. Serra, ...

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Man cuts off toes to escape

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Semi-retired logger John Hutt has always known his line of work is dangerous. Working alone in a remote wilderness in San Miguel County the morning of Aug. 19, he was forced to cut off all of the toes on his right foot after ...

CMU expects enrollment to rise 14.8% over last year

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Enrollment in the Colorado Mesa University system is projected to total about 8,900 students when the school takes its official fall census next week. If achieved, a tally of 8,900 students would mark a 14.8 percent increase from the 7,751 ...

State: Montrose water OK to drink

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Water in Hotchkiss is “absolutely” safe to drink, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday. “There’s no imminent threat,” said Rick Koplitz, compliance-assurance-monitoring and ...

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