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Team still guns for pumpkin record

By Amy Hamilton

A team of engineers from Delaware is serious about breaking the Guinness world record for farthest distance for launching a vegetable. The Big 10 Inch air cannon team was unsuccessful Friday and Saturday in its attempts to break the record ...

Interior Department bill has $24 million for regional projects

By Dennis Webb

Projects as varied as Mesa Verde National Park improvements, Rifle drinking-water lines and trail access to Dominguez Canyon would benefit from an Interior Department appropriations bill that is headed to President Barack Obama’s ...

Forest Service honors Glenwood Springs activist

By Dennis Webb

A Glenwood Springs environmental activist is one of three Coloradans to win national-level U.S. Forest Service awards for wilderness stewardship. Steve Smith, assistant regional director of the Wilderness Society, received a 2009 Bob Marshall ...

Religion Briefs, Oct. 31, 2009

By Staff

Food donation theme of luncheon The Grand Junction Women’s Connection luncheon will be at 12:15 p.m. Nov. 12 at Two Rivers Convention Center. “The Bare Cupboard” is the theme. The luncheon will include a fundraising fair. ...

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Seaton Publishing Co. committed to delivering news in the valley

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On Monday, The Daily Sentinel will arrive just as it has on Grand Junction doorsteps each day for the past 116 years. The Sentinel will deliver the news as it has, on paper, for all that time. It will do the same as it has in recent years, in ...

Herzog relished Sentinel’s ability to cover big, challenging events

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For more than three decades, readers of The Daily Sentinel have seen the work of Dennis M. Herzog, as a reporter, editor and top executive. Herzog began his career at The Sentinel as a business writer just as Cox Enterprises bought the paper ...

Government workers brace for worst in H1N1 outbreak

By Staff

De Beque Fire Chief Nick Marx was standing in line recently at the Mesa County Health Department to get vaccinated against the H1N1 virus when he received a page. He had to leave without getting vaccinated. Marx said he would try again when ...

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Doubts about public option

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The House health-care bill unveiled last week has something to irritate just about everyone, but not so much that many Grand Valley experts want it ditched immediately. A major feature of the plan unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ...

No-contact order against officer lifted at accuser’s request

By Paul Shockley

A Palisade police officer accused of harassing an ex-girlfriend appeared in Mesa County Court for a brief hearing Friday. Judge Gretchen Larson agreed to a request to lift a no-contact order against the officer, 26-year-old Stephen Tonello, ...

Woman avoids jail time for morphine theft

By Paul Shockley

A former employee at a Fruita animal clinic who stole medication will avoid jail time under a plea agreement. Under terms of the agreement, a charge of animal cruelty against Nicole Maves, 28, was dropped. She also faced allegations that she ...

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