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Montrose DA Serra faces impeachment

By Charles Ashby

The incoming state representative for House District 58 has taken steps to start impeachment proceedings in the Colorado Legislature against embattled Montrose District Attorney Myrl Serra when it convenes the 2011 session next ...

Man accused in Christmas Eve shooting

By Paul Shockley

A Delta man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder in the alleged Christmas Eve shooting of his girlfriend. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Thomas Howe Jr., 44, was arrested on suspicion of ...

Skiers in snowy hog heaven this New Year’s

By Dave Buchanan

Nothing says Happy New Year to a skier like new snow. Thanks to the latest and probably last hard-charging storm of 2010, Colorado ski resorts are going into the New Year’s weekend with a face full of smiles and fresh ...

2 Western Slope lawmakers named to bipartisan redistricting panel

By Charles Ashby

Two Western Slope lawmakers will serve on a special legislative panel that will look at redrawing congressional district lines next year. Sen. Gail Schwartz, D-Snowmass Village, and Rep.-elect Don Coram, R-Montrose, will be among 10 others ...

Multiple crashes keep responders on the run

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As the snow piled up Thursday, dumping 6 inches in Mack and Palisade, and 2 1/2 inches by 5 p.m. at Grand Junction Regional Airport, so did the number of car accidents. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Scott Simons said Thursday was one of the ...

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Top Story #6: Cold case murder solved

By Amy Hamilton

A 1975 double homicide in Grand Junction that haunted loved ones and stymied investigators seemed destined to go unsolved until police resurrected the cold case and identified a suspect through DNA in 2009. By 2010, a Mesa County jury hearing ...

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Top Story #7: Troopers charged in death of unarmed man

By Paul Shockley

A minor traffic accident investigation ended with an alleged illegal attempt by law enforcement officers to enter a Redlands home and an unarmed man shot dead. Jason Kemp, 31, refused to open the front door at 103 Glade Park Road, Unit B, and ...

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 ...

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