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Energy tax revenue helps GarCo eye increased budget

By Dennis Webb

Despite economic upheaval at the national level, Garfield County government’s finances are strong and the county is considering spending an additional $31 million next year, including for a number of construction ...


Drilling company says spill minimal, did not harm creek

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — A malfunction in an EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) water line Tuesday morning released an undetermined amount of produced water into Mamm Creek. EnCana spokesman Doug Hock said the water traveled about a half-mile before entering ...


Two local schools hailed for helping at-risk students

By Staff

Two District 51 elementary schools were recognized by Colorado’s commissioner of education as pioneers in education reform with the inaugural Commissioner’s Cup award. Taylor and Orchard Avenue elementary schools, along with 37 ...


School zones likely to change

By Staff

One of the few sure things about redrawing school attendance boundaries is that some families will be happy with the changes while others won’t. If the proposed school bond passes in November, a portion of the requested $185 million to ...


Dow’s big dip surprises Junction advisers

By Staff

Among the many financial advisers throughout Grand Junction fielding client questions, going to meetings and putting out fires on Monday, the first to pick up a phone call from the Daily Sentinel joked, “I have a window that pops out ... ...


Planned center delayed

By The Daily Sentinel

Amid the current financial turmoil, it’s hardly surprising that plans for a much-touted and costly events center along the Colorado River have skidded to a halt, at least for the time being. In the midst of a credit crunch, obtaining ...


Working toward retirement?

By Staff

Two people on different sides of the 401(k) portfolio spectrum tell how recent events on Wall Street are affecting their decisions. •  Jennifer Marsh, 38, District 51 administrator Jennifer Marsh and her husband, Shawn, co-owner ...


Rising heat to lower river flows, report says

By Staff

Warming temperatures across Colorado will result in earlier spring melts, increased evaporation and drier soils, lessening the state’s water supply, according to a report released Monday by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. The ...


Boy hit by truck recovering in Grand Junction

By Staff

An 11-year-old Montrose boy who was hit by a truck Thursday while riding a 3-wheeler near his home on Dave Wood Road is being treated for serious injuries in St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. According to Colorado State Patrol, the ...


State program spends $124,295 to preserve orchard in Palisade

By Staff

More than 600 acres are now preserved in the Palisade buffer zone by the Mesa Land Trust. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the Mesa Land Trust $124,295 in Colorado Lottery funds to purchase a conservation easement on 12 acres of land, owned by ...


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