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Convicted ex-DA turns self in before sentencing in felony case

By Paul Shockley

Convicted felon and former 7th Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra surrendered Tuesday night at the Montrose County Jail, revoking his own bond while awaiting sentencing in a bond-violation case. Serra, 49, arrived at the jail at 7 p.m. and ...

GJ police cite success of homeless team

By Amy Hamilton

It’s one success story that Grand Junction Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team, or HOT, would love to replicate again and again. For months, the officers in the three-person team responded to a report of a drunken, homeless ...

Restaurateur left employees, investors in lurch

By William Woody

MONTROSE — When restaurant creator, promoter and manager Anthony Damiano left Montrose last month, he left behind: a pair of restaurants delinquent in sales tax payments; unpaid workers; and local investors who say they feel blind-sided ...

Escaped killer ordered back to Florida

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Convicted murderer Frederick Barrett will be returning to prison in Florida some 32 years after his escape in 1979, a judge determined Wednesday. During the writ-of-habeas-corpus hearing, Barrett appeared in person for the ...

Encana: Pipeline sale to free up money for local drilling

By Dennis Webb

Encana Oil & Gas (USA) says a plan to sell part of its Piceance Basin pipeline and compressor system doesn’t signal a slowdown in its local drilling operations, but rather frees up money to invest in them. Encana said Wednesday it ...

Group fights lease proposal for Thompson Divide land

By Dennis Webb

CARBONDALE — A proposed federal oil and gas leasing unit would drive a stake through the heart of efforts to protect some 220,000 acres between Glenwood Springs and McClure Pass from drilling, speakers told a Carbondale crowd Wednesday ...

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Applicants at job fair see little to apply for

By Charles Ashby

Lauren Broderick didn’t spend years learning how to be a dental hygienist and then work in that field for more than a decade so she could go back to the restaurant work she did while in college. But that’s what the Grand Junction ...

Two school board candidates oppose mill-levy override

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School District 51 Board of Education candidates Arvan “Jeff” Leany and Ann Tisue said Wednesday they likely will vote against a mill levy override question on the Nov. 1 ballot. The override will appear as Referred Measure 3B and ...

Sentinel seeks reader thoughts on 9/11

By Staff

Given the gravity of the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, the Sentinel is doing something a little different in the You Said It column this Sunday. We are soliciting readers to share their thoughts about 9/11. Do you have a deepened appreciation ...

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Stabbing suspect posts bond, then is arrested again

By Paul Shockley

A combat veteran accused of stabbing four people after becoming upset about fireworks is facing new allegations that he forged a prescription to get drugs from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction. Alejandro Olvera, 25, who ...

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