Western Colorado

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Two men fined for defacing petroglyphs

By Amy Hamilton

Two Montrose men will have to pay more than $8,000 in fines and restitution for defacing petroglyphs by scrawling their names over them on public lands near Gateway. Defendants Oscar Ortega-Moreno and Sergio Corona-Venzor were sentenced ...

Moose cow, calf visit Paonia

By Carrie Marfitano

Paonia residents have had special guests the past few weeks. A moose cow and calf have been in town, and the cow has taken up residence in some local backyards. The event is unusual because moose are wanderers, said Joe Lewandowski, Colorado ...

Theobold blasts city on safety initiative

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Former Grand Junction mayor and current City Council candidate Reford Theobold criticized city officials Friday for demolishing a building he claims could have been used to meet the city’s public safety needs. The City Council last May ...


By Staff

Nearly every one of the roughly 70,000 babies born each year in Colorado is tested for a battery of diseases and disorders, and state Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, wonders if Colorado should be doing more. “There is a national ...

GarCo sheriff rebuts e-mail sent to paper

By Staff

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department issued a news release Friday in response to questions from The Daily Sentinel. The newspaper received an e-mail message Thursday night that, among other things, alleged Garfield County Sheriff ...

Housing Resources buys Palisade’s Wine Valley Estates at bargain price

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A nonprofit housing organization has acquired Wine Valley Estates in Palisade, but Housing Resources of Western Colorado still has to decide what to do with the property, which is admittedly more upscale than the organization normally ...

Boy may face more serious charge in Montrose attack

By Staff

A 14-year-old boy charged with acting with another boy to slash the throat of a Montrose High School student on Nov. 11 may face a more serious charge. Prosecutors with the Montrose County District Attorney’s Office filed a petition ...

Legislator plans meeting to address high gas prices in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

State Sen. Al White is organizing a public meeting to air out concerns about high gasoline prices in Garfield County. White, R-Hayden, expects a representative from the state Attorney General’s Office, possibly Attorney General John ...

Fight results in assault charge

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Prosecutors filed first-degree assault charges Thursday against a man suspected of stabbing another man who died five days later. Max Sadler, 58, also faces a sentence-enhancing crime-of-violence count in connection with the Jan. 29 stabbing ...

Consultant works with commissioners at retreat

By Staff

The Mesa County Commissioners looked themselves in the mirror Thursday with the help of a consultant. Commissioner Craig Meis was fidgety, bouncing his knee up and down constantly. Commissioner Steve Acqua-fresca was quizzical, seeking a ...

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