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Xcel to test solar generation at Cameo

By Special to the Sentinel

Instead of burning coal to produce steam to create electricity, Xcel Energy’s Cameo Generating Station may one day use the burning sun to generate power. Xcel said Wednesday its Cameo plant would be the company’s first trial ...

GJ choir to perform at Carnegie Hall

By Melinda Mawdsley

In a small rehearsal room, on the quiet Mesa State College campus, a special rehearsal took place Thursday. Nearly 30 people, who are either a college choir member or member of the Western Colorado Chorale, spent four hours practicing in ...

Fruita hopes to broaden rec appeal

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Fruita and the desert expanse surrounding it have long been revered as a haven for mountain bikers, four-wheeling enthusiasts and hunters. But the city hopes in the coming months to diversify its appeal through the creation of a parks, open ...

Child-abuse suspect subject of previous probe

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A Grand Junction man jailed this week on charges he broke his 1-year-old son’s arm was investigated but not arrested several months earlier after the baby suffered two broken arms, according to an arrest affidavit. The affidavit also ...


By Dennis Webb

The French energy giant Total is staking a claim in a U.S. oil shale project, gaining an interest in a federal lease in northwest Colorado. The company issued a news release Wednesday saying it will acquire a 50 percent stake in IDT ...


By Dennis Webb

Energy companies will get another crack at winning oil shale research and development leases on federal land, after an announcement by the Bureau of Land Management in the waning days of the Bush administration. The BLM said Wednesday it will ...

College drawing smaller percentage from inside county

By Staff

Mesa State College’s freshman classes are steadily growing, but Mesa County students are making up a smaller percentage of first-time undergraduate enrollment. Mesa State College is the designated regional education provider for 14 ...

Clifton fugitive caught in Mexico

By Staff

A Clifton man and career criminal who faced life in prison when he escaped from the Mesa County detention facility in September was picked up Saturday in Mexico by Mexican authorities. Shane Edward Johnson, 40, was arrested in Baja California ...

Mobile Junction: January 14, 2009

By Staff

Clifton traffic signalmaking a difference • Once or twice a week, the screeching sound of brake pads locking rotors, metal hitting metal and glass splattering off the asphalt like rain would alert James Smalley to another ...


Hundreds debate at Central High

By Staff

Nearly 300 high school students from around the region are squaring off in everything from humor to heady political debates this weekend at Central High School for the largest speech and debate competition on the Western Slope. The Warrior ...

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