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Radiation illness screening ends

By Staff

St. Mary’s Hospital has stopped offering a program that helped people with potential radiation exposure find compensation for their related illnesses. The Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program is funded through federal ...

Sentinel news staffers receive awards

By Staff

Sentinel newsroom staff received eight awards during the Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters banquet Friday night in Denver. Photography Editor Christopher Tomlinson won first and second place for news photos of the arrest of a ...


Waldorf-method school tries to expand

By Staff

Organizers of a kindergarten class that includes art and nature-based learning in the curriculum plan to expand enrollment for the 2009-10 school year. The River Canyon School was started last fall by a group of parents looking for a school ...


Students display science skills at fair

By Staff

Middle school students from around the Western Slope are trying to blind anyone and everyone with science. The Western Colorado Regional Science Fair continues today in Saunders Fieldhouse at Mesa State College. Students are displaying their  ...

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GJ teen killed in crash on interstate

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction teenager Diana L. Luttrall, 16, died Thursday night after the vehicle she was riding in rolled over about 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 70 west of Parachute. The driver of the 2001 Ford Explorer, Stephen L. Ludwig, 22, of Rifle, was ...

In soft economy, GJ troops work harder to close the cookie deal

By Amy Hamilton

“Would you like to buy some Girl Scout cookies?” Girl Scouts from Troop 149 asked that question hundreds of times Sunday, trying to entice shoppers loaded down with bags full of groceries leaving City Market on Rood Avenue. As ...

County staff should be armed, commissioner says

By Staff

Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland favors arming county staff as a deterrent to threats. “They need to get a conceal-carry permit,” Rowland said during a commission study session with county attorney Lyle Dechant, regarding ...


Two months short of 150 years, oldest paper in state prints its last issue today

By Amy Hamilton

Denver’s longest running newspaper, which was nearing its 150th anniversary, reads like an obituary today as Denver’s Rocky Mountain News publishes its last edition. Citing losses of more than $16 million in 2008, E.W. Scripps ...


County code enforcement cracks down on Clifton junk

By Staff

Every day was the same for the shaggy gray horse in the front yard of Simon Gonzalez’s Clifton home. Its pen, in the 3200 block of Front Street, barely gave the animal room to turn around. Late last year things started to change. Mesa ...

State could lose Anvil Points money

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The Obama administration’s budget proposal would allow the federal government to absorb $49 million in money that had been collected for the cleanup of an old oil shale plant in western Colorado. The budget proposal also opens the ...

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