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Man accused of numerous sex assaults on child

By Staff

A man who in 2007 threatened to kill his Halliburton co-workers and “shoot it out” with police was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of a number of sexual assault charges, after allegedly trying to kill himself at his Grand ...


By Staff

The number of homes in Grand Junction with negative equity — a loan balance that is greater than the value of the property — has reached 19.2 percent in 2008. That’s a jump from 9.7 percent in 2007 and is well above the ...

Local photographers’ work to be displayed in exhibit at City Hall

By Staff

Ash at the end of a cigarette is frozen in time, just like the expression on longtime Delta resident Andy Mallett’s face. Mallett died in 2007, but Daily Sentinel photographer Gretel Daugherty captured the essence of the man who lived ...

Arsonist, jail escapee among those cops seeking

By Amy Hamilton

Just days before a Clifton man was to be sentenced by a judge to life in prison last fall, he mysteriously slipped out of Mesa County Jail. Shane Johnson, 40, has not hit law enforcement’s radar since performing the ruse in the early ...

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At least three residences have burned in recent days

By Amy Hamilton

Dennis Montoya watched in disbelief as the rural rental home, where he and nine members of his extended family lived, smoldered after a Wednesday fire. “I can’t let the house stay like this,” he said, watching firefighters ...

Cops swarm Aspen after bomb scare at two banks

By Melinda Mawdsley

David Heald was doing his routine pickups for the Sentinel Express delivery service when he encountered an unusual scene in downtown Aspen. Heald was making a pickup at Alpine Bank, 119 Airport Business Center, shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday ...

Newly elected legislator to seek delay in gas rules

By Staff

Mesa County’s newest state lawmaker and one of the state Senate’s senior Republicans plan to introduce legislation next year to delay the implementation of a series of proposed oil and gas regulations. Incoming Assistant Senate ...

Owner cutting staff at several newspapers, including Free Press

By Dennis Webb

The group that owns the Grand Junction Free Press and newspapers in Glenwood Springs and Aspen is cutting several positions at those papers and has shut down more of its weekly publications. The Grand Junction Free Press has laid off two of ...

Man, 19, accused of sexual relationship with girl, 13

By Staff

A Grand Junction teen is facing sexual assault charges on suspicion that he and a girl have been having a sexual relationship over the past several months. Officers with the Grand Junction Police Department arrested Joshua Thomas Green, 19, ...

Brady Campaign sues over guns in parks

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The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence filed a lawsuit Tuesday to prevent people from carrying concealed weapons into national parks and monuments. The Bush administration failed to comply with federal environmental protections before ...

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