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Blotter, Nov. 21, 2011

By Staff

Woman tries to stop driver A Grand Junction man was arrested early Saturday on suspicion that he was driving drunk while a woman was sitting on the engine compartment and the vehicle struck a fence at an Orchard Mesa school. Boby Doyle ...

Funding denied for school officers

By Paul Shockley

The recent denial of a federal grant means three Mesa County positions for school resource officers that were axed in a steep budget cutting process in 2010 won’t be returning anytime soon, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said ...

Thanksgiving closures set; free holiday parking to begin

By Staff

City of Grand Junction and Mesa County administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. There will be no city trash collection Thanksgiving Day, and trash collection will be one day late for the ...

111811 Fisherman survived

Man grateful prayers were answered in ocean rescue

By Amy Hamilton

A hairy situation during a fishing expedition in Costa Rica earlier this month may have changed the course of Anthony Gregory’s life. The 52-year-old Clifton resident said he feels more grateful and full of life after spending about ...

Detox, drug treatment in jeopardy

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Colorado West Regional Mental Health Center, which has been in and out of financial trouble over the past several years, may consider closing its Grand Junction-based detoxification center and substance-abuse-treatment program for women if ...

Plan for beltway around city envisioned three decades ago

By Rachel Sauer

By the numbers, the road beneath people’s feet Saturday afternoon was this: 2.1 million pounds of reinforcing steel, enough to build 1,050 midsize cars. 10,200 cubic yards of concrete, enough for 125 housing foundations. 377 ...

111911 29 RD I70 BRIDGE OPE

At long last, motorists drive on overpass

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By the time the 10th customer called to cancel an appointment, Blake Brueggeman knew he had a big problem on his hands. Construction to create an interchange and overpass at 29 Road and the Interstate 70 Business Loop had begun more than a ...

Monument’s change to park a ‘no-brainer’

By The Daily Sentinel

Fruita Mayor Ken Henry remembers walking into a cafe recently and speaking with visitors who had just visited Colorado National Monument. “Why isn’t this a park?” Henry said he was asked. The newfound admirers of the ...

Flag change, Nov. 20, 2011

By Staff

If you are a discerning reader, you may have noticed that we changed the flag of The Daily Sentinel today. It’s not much different, but there are two significant alterations. The graphic of Independence Monument is gone and the reference ...

Man dies after driving into train

By Rachel Sauer

A man died Saturday afternoon after intentionally driving his station wagon into an eastbound train at 33 Road, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The man, believed to be about 50 and whose name hasn’t been ...

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