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Welcome to an improved Daily Sentinel

By Staff

We’ve been working since March to make many changes to the Sentinel. Here are a few of the changes you can expect. Make sure to pick up a copy of the Sentinel every day to see what we have in store for you. MORE HELPFUL We’ve ...

Task force examining ways to build animal shelter for Delta County

By Staff

Delta County needs an animal shelter, and a new task force is looking for ways to build one. Debbie Faulkner of Crawford, a member of Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter, or CAWS, knows the problem well: At her home she has 18 dogs and 20 ...

Montrose renovation wins state award

By Staff

MONTROSE — When the city of Montrose renovated the historic Elks building last year, it was called a groundbreaker in environmentally-friendly historic preservation. The city has been praised again and recently learned it was named ...

Whitewater has planners looking at down road at U.S. 50 freeway

By Staff

The population of Whitewater has been projected to grow so much during the next three decades that U.S. Highway 50 may need to be eight lanes wide. “If we want to maintain the levels of service, we may want to have six lanes, maybe even ...

Growing GarCo wants to increase recycling

By Dennis Webb

A growing Garfield County is seeing an accompanying increase in the production of garbage, and the county has begun exploring ways to keep more of it from being thrown away. The county has contracted to pay $27,000 for LBA Associates of ...

Ballot lengthy; mail-ins likely up

By Staff

A six-page ballot and rising demand for mail-in ballots are likely to force Mesa County’s paper-ballot costs to skyrocket, according to Clerk and Recorder Janice Rich. “It’s easy to say costs will be up,” Rich ...

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Star enjoys his bright spot at Film Fest

By Staff

It’s not every day that movie-goers are treated with the opportunity to watch a movie literally alongside one of its stars. But Saturday at the Avalon Theatre, a handful of Grand Junction’s film buffs took in “Courage Under ...

Energy company considers Collbran bypass for trucks

By Staff

The town of Collbran is considering a mile-long bypass to divert heavy energy-industry vehicles from the center of town. Plains Exploration and Production Co. has paid for an engineering study, which is expected to be completed by the firm ...

Supporters brave cold for Obama tickets

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Students at Redlands Middle School will get a firsthand look at the 2008 presidential campaign from teacher Chris Prickett. Firsthand, that is, if Prickett can get his gloves off. Prickett was the first person in line at Obama headquarters, ...


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Litonya Wyse was convinced she couldn’t afford to buy her own place. For the last four years, she and her two teenage children have squeezed themselves into a 700-square-foot rental from her brother in Mesa, leaving her to make the ...

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