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Foreclosure rate in Mesa County 12th worst in state

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Mesa County’s foreclosure rate jumped from 44th in the state in the third quarter of 2009 to 12th in the third quarter of 2011 despite little change in the actual rate. One out of every 254 Mesa County homes completed the foreclosure ...

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We’re history, county told: Museum of Western Colorado warns against funding cuts

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Museum of Western Colorado staff and volunteers pleaded Wednesday with Mesa County commissioners not to follow through on a tentative plan to trim county funding to the museum by one-third, warning that such a cut would have dire consequences ...

Wide foreclosure publication helps process, bankers say

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Limited publication of foreclosure notices in Mesa County could have economic implications that could hinder recovery, bank presidents and real estate agents said. “When notices are going out, our expectation is that they would go to ...

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

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“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 ...

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