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Teen dies of injuries suffered in accident

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A 17-year-old Fruita Monument High School student who reportedly fell out of a moving vehicle over the weekend has died after being taken off life support, but the circumstances surrounding her death remain a mystery. An autopsy performed by ...

Veterans group closing GJ office

By Rachel Sauer

Area veterans on Monday learned they will lose a resource that helps them navigate a labyrinth of forms and red tape for help not only with medical benefits, but also with vocational rehabilitation, education and home loan guaranty. The Grand ...

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Sheriff’s Department warns of sex offender in the area

By Staff

An unregistered sexually violent predator is likely in Mesa County, said the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Edward James McCabe, 30, of Wyoming, was reportedly seen in the Redlands Monday with a small white dog. The man thought to be ...

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County OKs land swap with animal shelter

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday approved a land swap with Roice-Hurst Humane Society that will allow the nonprofit organization to move into a larger, more centralized facility. Commissioners agreed to trade the former county Animal ...

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Police evidence files missing in 1975 murders

By Paul Shockley

Reports documenting how and when evidence was handled at the Grand Junction Police Department’s property room in 1975 remain missing, according to testimony Monday in the double-murder trial of 65-year-old Jerry Nemnich. Assistant ...

No raises for GJ city employees

By Amy Hamilton

Much like private sector workers in recent years, Grand Junction’s 631 city employees will not be getting raises next year and they will be paying more toward health care premiums. Much of the city’s 2011 budget projections are in ...

Cops identify victim of fatal car collision

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A pedestrian who was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a car on Horizon Drive was identified Monday as 61-year-old Richard L. Baird, of Durango. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office said Baird died of multiple blunt-force injuries ...

Grand Junction squad cars donated to police academy

By Amy Hamilton

Two aging Grand Junction Police Department patrol cars will have to wait a bit longer for retirement. Grand Junction City Council members on Monday night unanimously approved the transfer of two patrol vehicles set for auction this fall to ...

Sentinel’s printing a green, leaner process

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Daily Sentinel’s pressroom recently got a whole lot greener, so to speak, by making the switch to an all-digital thermal plate imager. What does that mean? According to press pros at the Sentinel, it means the elimination of ...

Report notes concerns, backs judges

By Paul Shockley

Although it graded two judges below average among peers statewide, the Mesa County Judicial Performance Commission recommends voters approve all three local judges facing a retention vote in November’s general election. District Judge ...

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