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Suit alleging jail abuse to be reconsidered

By Dennis Webb

A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a decision granting class-action status to a lawsuit alleging abuses at the Garfield County Jail. Garfield County Attorney Don DeFord said the court’s action Wednesday is a ...

Possible respite from drilling makes Roan advocates happy

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is considering whether to reverse course on the leasing of about 55,000 acres in the Roan Plateau area. Cordoning off the area to drilling or changing lease terms raised questions about millions of dollars paid ...

Penry wants to keep tax credit for easements

By Staff

The state Senate’s leading Republican said Friday he plans to oppose a proposal from his House counterpart to eliminate the state’s conservation easement tax credit. Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, said ...

Medical pot shop opens in Montrose

By Staff

The Western Slope is catching the eye of more than a few medical marijuana green-thumbs. Bill Hewitt of Montrose opened a medical marijuana dispensary in Montrose this week to provide the drug to the nearly 300 registered medical marijuana ...

Two men fined for defacing petroglyphs

By Amy Hamilton

Two Montrose men will have to pay more than $8,000 in fines and restitution for defacing petroglyphs by scrawling their names over them on public lands near Gateway. Defendants Oscar Ortega-Moreno and Sergio Corona-Venzor were sentenced ...

Moose cow, calf visit Paonia

By Carrie Marfitano

Paonia residents have had special guests the past few weeks. A moose cow and calf have been in town, and the cow has taken up residence in some local backyards. The event is unusual because moose are wanderers, said Joe Lewandowski, Colorado ...

Theobold blasts city on safety initiative

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Former Grand Junction mayor and current City Council candidate Reford Theobold criticized city officials Friday for demolishing a building he claims could have been used to meet the city’s public safety needs. The City Council last May ...


By Staff

Nearly every one of the roughly 70,000 babies born each year in Colorado is tested for a battery of diseases and disorders, and state Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, wonders if Colorado should be doing more. “There is a national ...

GarCo sheriff rebuts e-mail sent to paper

By Staff

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department issued a news release Friday in response to questions from The Daily Sentinel. The newspaper received an e-mail message Thursday night that, among other things, alleged Garfield County Sheriff ...

Housing Resources buys Palisade’s Wine Valley Estates at bargain price

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A nonprofit housing organization has acquired Wine Valley Estates in Palisade, but Housing Resources of Western Colorado still has to decide what to do with the property, which is admittedly more upscale than the organization normally ...

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