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School board in Parachute looks for members to face budget woes

By Dennis Webb

Before it wades into difficult budget decisions following a failed tax vote, the Garfield County School District 16 Board of Education faces a more immediate task: figuring out who will be on the board to make those decisions. No one ran for ...

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New manager of Two Rivers, Avalon plans to lure people, profits to city

By Amy Hamilton

Nobody really wanted to party when the economy turned sour during the past few years. Companies trimmed back on the extras, starting with the annual, sit-down-dinner Christmas party or yearly conferences to far-flung locales. The cost-saving ...

Public trustee, county leaders to draw financial picture into focus

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Mesa County commissioners will discuss with Public Trustee Paul Brown the likelihood that Brown’s office will turn over little or no money to the general fund this year. Brown is scheduled to brief the commissioners today about the ...


Voters’ secret ballots may not be so secret after ruling

By Charles Ashby

The state’s county clerks plan to ask the Colorado Legislature when it reconvenes in January to make ballots exempt from the Colorado Open Records Act. The clerks say a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling in August that ballots are public ...

A message to our readers

By Jay Seaton

When I walked into the Sentinel building Monday morning the lobby was packed with agitated customers, and we still did not have an operating printing press. For two days we printed The Daily Sentinel at the Montrose Daily Press. Last ...

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Clifton Elementary transforms scores, school culture

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A lot changed last year at Clifton Elementary School. Discipline problems and tardiness decreased, and scores increased as students were assessed more often throughout the year to track their progress. They started the day on a high note with ...

Traffic alert, Nov. 13, 2011

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: 12th Street Median: Work has switched to daylight hours to install medians and a new crosswalk on 12th Street between Elm and Mesa avenues. Two inside lanes will be closed ...

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$1,500 reward in buck’s trophy poaching

By Amy Hamilton

Wildlife officials are seeking the public’s help in finding the person or people responsible for illegally killing a buck mule deer near Parachute last week and taking only the animal’s substantial antlers and its head, according ...

Library to host open house on expansion next week

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For years, the Mesa County Public Library District has been contemplating what to do with what it considers to be the overcrowded, outdated central library. Now that administrators have the makings of a plan, they want to hear what the public ...

GOP not sure about appeal of congressional districts

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Republican Party hasn’t decided whether it will appeal a Denver District Court ruling issued late last week to adopt a Democratic map redrawing congressional district lines. Republicans don’t like the map, in part, ...

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