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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 ...

Superintendent: Park status won’t hurt businesses

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Upgrading Colorado National Monument to a national park won’t harm the businesses that sit beneath and will boost them instead, the superintendent of the monument said. Making the 20,000-acre monument a park “would not further ...

Sentencing to be delayed in fraud case

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Philip Rand Lochmiller II, son of the owner of Valley Investments, won’t be sentenced until after his father is tried on multiple charges in connection with the company’s failure. In court documents he signed, the younger ...

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Skiing is believing: Powderhorn opens Dec. 16

By Amy Hamilton

It won’t be long before snow lovers are pulling on their snow pants and lacing up their snowboarding boots. Powderhorn Ski Resort announced Thursday it will open for the season in less than a month, on Dec. 16. If weather permits (read: ...

Sheriff probes vulgar e-mail about Meis

By Paul Shockley

A message sent from a Mesa County e-mail account to all county employees, which included a vulgar suggestion for Commissioner Craig Meis, is the focus of an investigation at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The e-mail, obtained by ...


Film depicts ‘jewel’ in valley

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Greg Mikolai figured most people were accustomed to taking in the sweeping vistas of Colorado National Monument from the safe and convenient platform offered by Rim Rock Drive. But in creating a documentary marking the monument’s 100th ...


Man accused of downloading, sharing child porn

By Amy Hamilton

A 30-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday on suspicion of downloading and sharing multiple images of child pornography, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Randy Keith Moore, 2853 1/2 Mesa Ave., ...

Mesa County quickly taps finalist for Human Services post

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Mesa County is moving quickly to hire a new head for the Department of Human Services, announcing that interim director Tracey Garchar is the finalist for the job. The announcement, which was posted Thursday afternoon at the county ...

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