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Defeat of override measure no shock to De Beque’s school superintendent

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De Beque Superintendent Steve Strong said he wasn’t surprised Referred Measure 3A failed by a 13-vote margin in the Nov. 1 election. The district decided to attempt the override, which would have gathered $350,000 in property taxes a ...

Sales tax discussed for Clifton

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At a time when some of his customers are trimming discretionary spending such as eating out, Clifton Dos Hombres owner Spike Howard isn’t thrilled with the idea of an additional sales tax. But his belief that commercial areas at the east ...

BLM favors ban on Vermillion wells; education board eyes mineral funds

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State and federal officials are planning to pressure the Colorado State Land Board to develop mineral rights it owns in the Vermillion Basin of northwest Colorado. The Bureau of Land Management’s plans for the approximately ...


Teenager advised in dog killing case

By Paul Shockley

A teenager who was arrested last week on allegations he tortured and killed his mother’s dog was advised of charges against him during a first court appearance Monday. Joseph Nelson, 18, of Grand Junction, said little during a brief ...

BLM national chief defends drilling unit in Carbondale area

By Staff

“Getting it right” appears as needed to correct erroneous information that has appeared in The Daily Sentinel’s news columns, to add details that should not have been omitted from a story or to correct typographical errors ...

No payback for guv’s trip, ethics panel says

By Charles Ashby

It would be a violation of Colorado ethics laws for Gov. John Hickenlooper to be reimbursed by NBC News for travel to New York earlier this fall for participating in an education summit hosted by anchor Brian Williams, the Colorado Independent ...

Wildlife officers check for poachers on I-70

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Little more than an hour into a check station on Interstate 70 in the Grand Valley on Monday, authorities said they had some success hunting poachers. “We have contacted quite a number (of motorists) and some resulted in citations and ...

President Obama signs bill clarifying ski area uses

By Staff

President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a bill clarifying the uses allowed by ski areas on federal lands. The bill is expected to result in more year-round uses of ski resorts, which its supporters say should boost local ...

Whooping cough cases found in Mesa County

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Three Caprock Academy students were diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, in mid-October. The bacterial upper-respiratory infection is highly contagious. The three cases prompted the school to send a letter to parents ...

Health Briefs, Nov. 8, 2011

By Staff

Discussions on genetics begin today Two discussions about genetics will take place this month at the Center for Optimal Well-Being, 2505 Foresight Circle, Unit C1. The first presentation of “Eat Well, Move Well, Think Well” will ...

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