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083111 D51 enrollment

District 51 enrollment holds steady

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School District 51’s fear of losing students this fall compared to last fall hasn’t come to fruition so far. As of Tuesday, the district had 21,123 kindergarten through 12th-grade students. That’s 38 more students than the ...


Misdemeanors filed in groin-grab arrest

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office filed misdemeanor charges Wednesday against a man who allegedly stopped resisting arrest only after his testicles were grabbed by a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy. Samuel Fazio, ...


2 Orchard Mesa trails to close during work

By Staff

Portions of a pair of Orchard Mesa trails will be closed for at least a couple of days while construction crews install some underground electrical lines. Hiking, biking and horseback riding access to the Old Spanish and Gunnison River Bluffs ...


Nursing program gets donation

By William Woody

MONTROSE — In an effort to enhance and build upon Colorado Mesa University’s nursing program in Montrose, Montrose Memorial Hospital donated $150,000 to CMU officials Wednesday to purchase new nursing equipment. Renovations to the ...


Questions linger about death after gas field incident

By Dennis Webb

When Silt resident Troy Orth came home after reportedly being exposed to dangerous hydrogen sulfide on a Noble Energy gas well pad south of Parachute in 2009, he didn’t talk too much about it. “He had a funny smell that night, I ...


DS seeks those with 9/11 ties

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Daily Sentinel is seeking people who may have been in New York City or Washington D.C. on Sept. 11, 2001. Did you witness any of the events? Decide to leave the East Coast for Colorado? Perhaps joined the military after the event? How ...


DR PEPER COURT 083011 861

Ex-doctors plead not guilty, are free on bond

By Paul Shockley

With family members and his attorney close by, Eric Peper didn’t respond to the jab as they walked Tuesday along Rood Avenue after his first court appearance. “Hey doc, I need some Percocet,” a man yelled, sitting outside ...


Agency extends loan deadline for homeowners at risk of foreclosure

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The application period for a federal housing loan program has been extended through Sept. 15. The Emergency Homeowner Loan Program offers interest-free loans of up to $50,000 for as long as two years to help people at risk of foreclosure pay ...


New 4-year programs perfect fit for Colorado Mountain College students

By Dennis Webb

When Colorado Mountain College said it would launch four-year programs this fall, New Castle resident Kim Cassady decided to pursue not one, but both bachelor’s degrees being offered. “I figured since I was laid off twice in three ...


083011 Eid al Fitr

Faithful gather at Islamic Center of Grand Junction after Ramadan ends

By Rachel Sauer

The meal wasn’t necessarily the point, though the food was delicious, a variegated feast representing the native countries of members of the Islamic Center of Grand Junction. The meal was symbolic, an end to the Islamic holy month of ...


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