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Man commits suicide in front of cop after Montrose traffic stop

By Staff

A man committed suicide late Thursday night with a high-powered rifle in front of a Montrose Police Department officer, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Authorities have not released the man’s identity. The police ...


Insurance firm fights to keep its assets safe

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University regents mum on Churchill

By Paul Shockley

A day removed from Ward Churchill’s victory in a Denver courtroom, the University of Colorado’s elected leadership remained mum on the verdict and the future of the controversial former ethnic studies professor. Tilman ...


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LS: History Here and Now Column April 03, 2009

By Kathy Jordan

This is the final column in a series about the history of The Daily Sentinel. In April 1974, The Daily Sentinel’s pressroom and mailroom were destroyed by a fire, but the paper didn’t miss a day of publication. For the six weeks ...


Public safety initiative still in limbo

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Five months after Grand Junction voters rejected two funding mechanisms that would have paid for $98 million in new police, fire and courtroom buildings, the question of “what now?” isn’t much closer to being answered than it ...


Hope alive for valley’s peach crop

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Most of the Grand Valley peaches survived the week’s cold snap, but a check on Thursday showed early reports of the demise of the apricot crop proving all too correct. Forecasts of cold mornings on Tuesday and Wednesday after a bitter ...


Glade Park land swaps mutually beneficial

By Staff

Mesa County recently pulled off a multiparty land trade in Glade Park, with minimal expense, that will create expansion room for the Glade Park Fire Department, Glade Park Community Services and the Mesa County Road and Bridge Department. It ...


Man wanted in GJ rape attempt

By Staff

Police on Thursday still were looking for a man who reportedly tried to kidnap and rape a woman on North Avenue as she was walking home. Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, police were called on a report that a man had grabbed a woman as she walked ...


Piceance Basin’s oil shale estimate rises

By Dennis Webb

A new study suggests the stakes are even higher when it comes to hopes of developing oil shale in northwest Colorado and minimizing the impacts of that development. In a case of the rich getting richer, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated ...


Postal unit at 12th Street location will close on May 31

By Carrie Marfitano

The owner of two U.S. Postal Service contract postal units that are slated to close April 18 has decided to close his third Grand Junction location May 31. Tony Martinez has decided to close the 2139 N. 12th St. location, in addition to the ...


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