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Clifton home destroyed by fire

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Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Clifton early Sunday. Clifton Fire Protection District personnel were called to 540 Pearce Ave. just before 2 a.m. and found the home engulfed in flames, Fire ...

Census office in GJ also had problems in 2000

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The last time there was no change of management at the Grand Junction census office during the head count was 1990, according to a veteran of the census that year and the one in 2000. Reford Theobold, a former Grand Junction City Council ...

Oxy agrees to major fines for contamination of springs

By Dennis Webb

Oxy USA has agreed to pay fines totaling nearly $650,000 for pit leaks that caused oil and gas contamination of spring waters northwest of Parachute. The company signed a settlement agreement with the state under which it will pay $390,000 ...

Police Blotter, April 26, 2010

By Staff

Cyclist injured on trail A 45-year-old Colorado Springs man is in the hospital after he fell about 35 feet while mountain biking on the Kokopelli Trail on Sunday, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. The man was taken to the ...

Death Notice, April 26, 2010

By Staff

Hubert T. Parkinson, 90, Delta, died April 20, 2010, at Willow Tree Care Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Delta United Methodist Church. Inurnment will follow at Mesa View Cemetery. He retired from the U.S. Postal ...

Judging is piece of cake for this 4-Her

By Amy Hamilton

She can spot the work of carefully scalloped frosting and doesn’t need a recipe to whip up a tasty batter. At age 15, Kassandra Hedgecock can cook and decorate a cake like a pro. So, when no adults stepped up this year to be ...

GarCo to receive funds for its energy efficiency

By Dennis Webb

Colorado, in partnership with Garfield, Denver and Boulder counties and Xcel Energy, has been awarded $25 million in federal Recovery Act funding to retrofit buildings to make them more energy-efficient, the state said Wednesday. The ...

7 area seniors named Daniels Fund scholars

By Staff

Seven area high school seniors are among this year’s 261 Daniels Fund scholarship recipients. Daniels Fund scholarships help send students from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming to college by covering all tuition, room and board, ...

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Shed fire damages mobile home; family homeless

By Paul Shockley

A 4-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire that destroyed a shed, damaged a mobile home and left eight people homeless Saturday night. Grand Junction Fire Capt. Gus Hendricks said damage was estimated around $25,000 at 480 28 1/4 ...

Door-to-door Census drive starts Saturday

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On Saturday, 2,600 census enumerators will fan out across western Colorado to pick up where the mailed census forms left off. They’ll have a big job in front of them, judging by the response so far to the Sentinel’s requests to ...

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