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Teen slasher gets 7 years in boot camp

By Amy Hamilton

A prosecutor, the judge and possibly the victim and her family, didn’t believe that the “voices in his head” instructed a 14-year-old Montrose boy to slash the throat of a high school student last fall. Michael Yates, now ...


GJ apartment vacancy rate, rent on the rise

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Grand Junction’s apartment vacancy rate has climbed to its highest level in more than three years, but most apartment seekers are still finding a tight housing market and paying a premium price for a unit. A report released Wednesday by ...


Man suspected of filming sex with girl, 14

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A 40-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion he had sex several times with a 14-year-old girl and used his cell phone to record the sexual encounters. Robert Fortier, 1045 Grand Ave., No. 1, appeared in court Thursday ...


Bennet backs Medicare cost contracts

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans would be allowed to continue offering Medicare plans that are reimbursed on a reasonable cost basis under legislation backed by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. Existing law requires Rocky Mountain Health Plans, based ...


Marine accused of sexually assaulting girl

By Paul Shockley

A Marine Corps sergeant stationed on the Front Range was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl in Grand Junction. Jonathan Douglas Roy, 23, of Lochbuie, was arrested at Buckley Air Force ...


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Students shave teachers for scores

By Emily Shockley

Marty Woods discovered what it feels like to get his legs waxed Thursday morning during a student assembly at Grand Mesa Middle School. “It feels like when you get road rash after you fall off your bike,” said Woods, a physical ...


GVT STATION OPENS 052109

New transit hub gives direct trips downtown

By Staff

Starting June 1, the route maps for Grand Valley Transit will change. A giant “T,” for transfer point, will be marked at South Fifth and Sixth streets at South Avenue. GVT celebrated the change Thursday. The new transfer point ...


BLM improves gas, oil inspections; still behind in active wells

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management has improved its oil and gas inspection and enforcement program, but it remains inadequate, according to a report released Thursday. The Western Organization of Resource Councils report updates a 2004 study ...


Feds ask investment clients to call

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The FBI has set up an investors’ hot line for clients of Valley Investment, 1445 N. Seventh St., a Grand Junction company that has advertised guaranteed returns of up to 10 percent on investments. The hot line number is ...


StarTek fires felons over contract

By Staff

More than two-dozen employees have been handed a pink slip by StarTek because of their past criminal history. Dismissed employees contacted by The Daily Sentinel said StarTek, 630 S. Seventh St., had full knowledge of their convictions before ...


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