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Motorcycle deaths dip in Mesa County, following U.S. trend

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County had one fatal motorcycle accident in 2009, reflective of state and national trends showing a drop in motorcyclist deaths, according to figures released Friday. The lone Mesa County fatality was down from four in 2008, and three in ...

Agriculture secretary approves Somerset mine’s methane vents

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has agreed to let the Elk Creek Mine drill 12 methane vent wells in an inventoried roadless area near Somerset. The U.S. Department of Agriculture initially caused confusion Thursday when it mistakenly ...

Non-licensed psychologist runs afoul of state board

By Dennis Webb

Regulators have issued a cease and desist order against a St. Louis psychologist believed to have practiced in Colorado without a state license, as he also faces local scrutiny for reportedly being a registered sex offender in Missouri and ...

College leader unhappy with possible funding loss of $10 million

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A provision tucked into one paragraph of a 52-page higher-education-flexibility bill on its way to the governor’s desk could cost Mesa State College $10 million, according to Mesa State President Tim Foster. If signed into law, Senate ...

Mesa State now offers degrees in three years

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Students hoping to whip through Mesa State College in three years will have a program designed to help them accomplish that task beginning this fall. The Mav3 Graduation Plan puts a student on a specialized schedule of course work that ...

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Go online to check Community Hospital’s prices

By Amy Hamilton

Want to know how much your hospital bill will be before you go? Community Hospital, the first hospital in the state and only one of a handful of health care agencies nationwide, posts prices for its range of health care procedures on its ...

Williams, VanGundy recycle items to help Special Olympics

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The clients at Mesa Developmental Services lost no more than $25 worth of recycling materials in a burglary at their facility in early March. But after news of the theft appeared in the March 11 edition of The Daily Sentinel, a local ...

Armed Forces rally planned

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Veterans and active-duty soldiers, sailors and Marines will be remembered Saturday morning in an Armed Forces Day observance in front of the old Mesa County Courthouse. “We’ve had no formal salute to the troops in several years, ...

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Examples of Jessica Geddes’ fiber artwork

By Sherida Warner

Mesa State graduate Jessica Geddes receives her fine arts degree this year, but already she is accomplished in fiber arts.  ...

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Whitewater drilling plan lights a fire

By Dennis Webb

When an energy company proposed drilling nearly 500 wells across some 90,000 acres along the western base of Grand Mesa, its switchboard began lighting up. “It’s unbelievable the volume of phone calls we’ve received from ...

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