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Mesa State submits tuition plan

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Mesa State College submitted a plan today for keeping school affordable if tuition increases by more than 9 percent next fall. Five-year financial accountability plans are due today to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education for any ...


Outdoor music strikes wrong chord with Palisade residents

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Ten years ago, the loudest noise in Palisade often was emitted by 100-car coal trains barreling through downtown or trucks rumbling down Elberta Avenue as they exited Interstate 70 to drop off their cargo. But the expansion of the Palisade ...

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Tillie back home after cancer surgery, considers walking again ‘a miracle’

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Tillie Bishop, who had a cancerous section of bone removed from his left leg earlier this month, is home and walking his way to recuperation. Bishop, 77, returned to Grand Junction two weeks ago after surgery at Presbyterian-St. Luke’s ...

Tancredo challenges Maes to drop out of remaining debates

By Charles Ashby

Tom Tancredo, the Republican who turned to a third party to enter the race for governor, is calling on the GOP nominee, Dan Maes, to drop out of the remaining debates. On a Denver radio talk show earlier this month, Maes said that if there ...

10% of businesses late paying city tax

By Amy Hamilton

The city of Grand Junction this month reported that 469 businesses are delinquent in paying the city’s 2.75 percent tax rate, and there’s an unusual amount of businesses — 222 of the 469 — being delinquent for more than ...

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Raptor system screens visitors on campus for security risks

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A new, computerized security system is giving school administration officials the upper hand in determining if school visitors pose a risk to students, officials say. The Montrose County School District RE-1J has installed a ...

Udall seeks change in filibuster rules

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The U.S. Senate’s rules have damaged the body’s ability to tackle the thorniest of issues, said U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo. To rescue the Senate and its reputation as the most deliberative body in the world, Udall is proposing ...

Blotter, Sept. 30, 2010

By Staff

No law against ‘snarling’ Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies received a report of an alleged restraining order violation Tuesday night in the 600 block of 34 Road. The reporting party said a man from whom she is protected by ...


All-male relays get silly to stop domestic violence

By Amy Hamilton

Some local men are going to have to run pretty fast or step up the fundraising to claim the top prize for Saturday’s Men in Heels race: a pair of 6-inch, cherry-red stiletto heels. While the event at Octoberfest in downtown Grand ...

Access to website part of Sentinel subscription

By Jay Seaton

If you find yourself logging on to our website, GJSentinel.com, you might notice a few changes after Sunday. If you are a daily subscriber to this newspaper, you needn’t worry. Those changes will only benefit you. You will still have ...

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