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City: First and Grand ‘wedge’ not a park

By Emily Shockley

Two islands of grass and trees near the intersection of First Street and Grand Avenue were never officially declared parks, according to Grand Junction’s deputy city manager. Dozens of people gathered Wednesday afternoon at Colorado ...

Search called off for man missing in river

By Staff

Crews on Thursday indefinitely suspended the search for a resort worker who fell from a cable car into the Colorado River east of Glenwood Springs the previous day. A dozen people used probe poles, search dogs and boats in search efforts that ...


Foal finds maternal attention of the goat variety

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Victory is hungry. And he lets Vicky know about it. The gangly newborn thrusts a leg toward her. He pokes his nose into her space. Sometimes she ignores him. Other times she butts heads with him, informing him it isn’t time yet. But in ...

Special Project: Political discourse today

By Staff

The Daily Sentinel wants to hear your thoughts about the state of political dialogue in the nation today. Specifically, we’re looking for feedback on the following questions: — Are politicians more vitriolic than they used ...

Grand Junction man, 21, accused of sex assault on young girl

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 21-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of sexually assaulting a young girl for at least two years, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Jephte Cardenas was arrested at his home at 2910 ...

Front Range projects are river threats, group says

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The upper reaches of the Colorado River are endangered by proposed expansions of two transmountain-diversion projects, an advocacy group said. The projects, the Windy Gap Firming Project and the Moffat Tunnel Collection System Project, would ...

Hickenlooper, McInnis to speak at Denver club

By Staff

Two candidates for governor will appear before the Denver Petroleum Club later this month to talk about oil and gas issues in the state, but they won’t be doing so at the same time. Like a similar appearance before the National Western ...

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Service for ‘major historian’ at Palisade pub on Sunday

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A celebration of the life of Chuck Wagner, the owner of the Gatling gun on display at the Museum of the West, a historian and an enthusiastic participant in Mexican-American and Civil War re-enactments, will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the ...

Land deal will fill trail gap in Fruita

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Mesa County, the city of Fruita and the Colorado Riverfront Foundation are prepared to purchase a long sought-after property that will link the Riverfront Trail to the heart of the city. The Fruita City Council and the Riverfront Foundation ...

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Search suspended for man in river

By Melinda Mawdsley

Authorities searched the Colorado River in the No Name area just east of Glenwood Springs most of Wednesday afternoon and evening for a man in his early 20s who reportedly fell in the river shortly after 3 p.m. The man was not found as of 9 ...

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