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Adoption Day 111910

7 families celebrate adoption

By Amy Hamilton

About 50 children found permanent homes this year in Mesa County, with some of those adoptions finalized in court Friday. National Adoption Day was marked Friday with a celebration at the Mesa County Courthouse. Denise and Mark Heizer were ...

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Space talk: Students radio station commander

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The crackle of a human voice emanating from a man-made structure whirling around the earth at more than 17,000 mph cut through the sounds of 400 schoolchildren at the Holy Family Catholic School gym on Friday morning. The voice, that of Col. ...

Man on probation in artifacts case

By Staff

An Orchard Mesa man who was caught in a federal investigation of the theft of American Indian artifacts will serve 18 months of probation for his role. U.S. District Judge Philip A. Brimmer sentenced Robert B. Knowlton, 66, on Friday and ...

Montrose County to meet about position on hospital

By Staff

The Montrose County Commission will consider a resolution Monday that lays out the county’s position on the county hospital. The commission and its trustees are locked in a dispute over the Montrose Memorial Hospital trustees’ ...

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20-year-old guilty of stabbing death, hiring a hit man

By Amy Hamilton

A jury determined Friday afternoon that a woman accused of stabbing a man to death and hiring a hit man to kill witnesses is guilty on all charges except for the most serious charge of first-degree murder. Amy Adamson, 20, was found guilty of ...

Commissioners rescind offer to candidate fired in Florida

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Mesa County commissioners Friday rescinded the county administrator job offer to former Florida executive Michael Freilinger. They were unable to agree on salary terms or even whether the man whose previous work experience came under heavy ...

Sheriff: Offensive e-mail was written by county employee

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An e-mail that used a vulgar term in criticizing Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis and the commission’s would-be pick for the county administrator job was sent by a county employee, Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey announced Friday. An ...


Aiming to fix head-scratching addresses

By Amy Hamilton

If you plan to visit Judith Prakken and her husband, William, save some time and frustration by writing down their directions or use an online locator. The address of the couple’s home of more than three decades is in the cul-de-sac of ...

Health choice changes mind, now wants job

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A Nebraska man tapped to become Mesa County’s public health director told The Daily Sentinel on Friday he likely will take the job, a week after shunning the position over the current turmoil within the county. Jeff Kuhr, the current ...

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Holiday break set for roadwork on U.S. Highway 6&50

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Construction along U.S. Highway 6&50 between 24 and 243⁄4 roads will come to a temporary end next week, with work resuming after the holidays. Project spokesman Tom Newland said contractor Lawson Construction decided to give ...

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