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Top Story #9: Internal woes plagued Police Department

By Paul Shockley

Still reeling from the arrest and suicide of one of its own, the Grand Junction Police Department saw more officers under scrutiny in separate internal investigations over the first half of 2010. Named permanent chief of police in February, ...

Top Story #10: Body farm raises stink

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Mesa State College made great strides in 2010 to establish the fifth forensic anthropology center in the U.S. But in the process, college officials angered residents with their proposal — initially kept secret — to place human ...

Dog case, attorney’s story make honorable mention

By Charles Ashby

Although Buddy the dog was dragged to death on Colorado National Monument on Dec. 30, 2009, his killers weren’t prosecuted until this year. As a result, that story didn’t make The Daily Sentinel’s list of the 10 biggest ...

Top Story #8: Tea party movement turns tide for Republicans

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The tea party movement led a Republican resurgence that saw a Republican capture the 3rd Congressional District. The trend, however, fell short of what early on portended serious runs at statewide offices by candidates with Grand Junction ...

St. Mary’s nurses anticipate first baby of 2011

By Melinda Mawdsley

The push to be the first Mesa County baby of 2011 is here — pun intended. All was quiet on the sixth floor of St. Mary’s Hospital on Thursday, but the labor and delivery nurses who walked the halls were very aware that the New ...

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Heavy snow, bitter cold in forecast

By Melinda Mawdsley

Don’t be surprised to wake up to winter today. All of western Colorado and Eastern Utah is under a winter storm warning until Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In other words, those who have ...

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By accident, Anzelmo finds calling

By Amy Hamilton

In many ways Joan Anzelmo is still working on a decades-old promise to roll out the welcome mat for foreign tourists. The road that led Anzelmo to serve as superintendent of one of the Grand Valley’s most scenic attractions, Colorado ...

Women aim high, look to the future

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It’s undeniable women have made strides in business. Female names make up nearly half the nonfarm payroll population in the United States. They’re the majority at most colleges and earn more degrees than men at every degree level ...

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Bland plays big role at Catholic Outreach

By Amy Hamilton

The house at 248 White Ave. long ago was torn down, but the mission that percolated there has snowballed since Sister Karen Bland entered the scene. Grand Valley Catholic Outreach emerged as two Franciscan sisters feeding the homeless, ...

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Cold returns in time for ice-climbing festival

By William Woody

OURAY — With the recent warm spell ended, ice park officials have been able to build upon the rock walls of Box Canyon. “Climbers from across the globe continue to roll into the park daily to climb areas that opened on December ...

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