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Parade of Lights 2008: Children lined Main Street to see floats.

By Staff

Kathie Iles of Grand Junction keeps the Parade of Lights afloat. The 61-year-old is as vital to the Christmas parade in Grand Junction as the jingle in “Jingle Bells” or Rudolph himself. The annual Parade of Lights was Saturday ...

Advantage Rent-A-Car closes doors

By Staff

Advantage Rent-A-Car closed its doors on the Western Slope, and possibly in a majority of its markets nationwide, as of Thursday night. Three employees at the Advantage counter at the Grand Junction Regional Airport declined to comment and ...

State gets extension on roadless rules

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado will get another shot at redefining its roadless-area protection plan after the Forest Service on Friday granted the state an open-ended extension. The state initially faced a Friday deadline for sending the roadless rule to ...

Vail Resorts plans to lay off 50 workers, suspend raises

By Special to the Sentinel

Vail Resorts Inc. said it will lay off 50 workers and suspend raises and some benefits for many of the people it employs year-round. The Broomfield-based ski-area operator revealed its plans in an e-mail sent by CEO Rob Katz to the full-time ...


Professor pens book to honor all 12 months

By Staff

Luis Lopez still thinks it might be a joke. The 70-year-old classics professor at Mesa State College published his book of poems, “Each Month I Sing,” just three weeks ago. When he received a phone call from a representative of ...

Regulators sheltered from freeze in hiring

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Oil and gas regulators have been granted an exemption from a state hiring freeze so they can staff up to implement new rules next year. Dave Neslin, acting director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said the ...

New affordable housing 12-5

Housing a big present for residents moving into Arbor Vista

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Living with her two young children in an 825-square-foot duplex with only one bathroom and no dishwasher, clothes washer or dryer, Rhonda Sorensen was anxious to find another place to call home. It took her last dollar — literally ...

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GJ police investigate injuries to couple

By Staff

Grand Junction police are investigating an incident that sent a man and woman to St. Mary’s Hospital around 5 p.m. Friday. Kate Porras, spokeswoman for the Police Department, said investigators were trying to determine what happened ...

Search for hiker stays in 2 Utah canyons

By Dennis Webb

Armed with new clues on what she may have been wearing, searchers Friday resumed their efforts along a popular Utah trail where a New Castle woman disappeared Nov. 16. Emery County Sheriff Lamar Guymon said four searchers began a slow, ...

Court won’t expedite mill-levy freeze ruling

By Staff

The Colorado Supreme Court will not issue a decision on the legality of Gov. Bill Ritter’s mill levy freeze in the immediate future, the court said in an order released Friday. The Colorado Department of Education asked the court, in a ...

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