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TIM LEON 8-12

District coordinator has plenty to keep him busy

By Staff

Tim Leon’s directive when he began his new job was simple: focus on any issue related to safety. A more vague job description could not be crafted, and when charged with coordinating the security of 41 schools across School District 51 ...


Oscar winner takes in film fest, engages attendees at Avalon

By Staff

Emmy- and Oscar-award winning actor Cliff Robertson recounted for an audience on Sunday the day a courier brought him screen test materials for the part of John F. Kennedy in the movie “PT 109 (1963).” The rumor in 1960s Hollywood ...


091508 1A Ashlee Pruett

New medical school opens its doors to aspiring doctors

By Staff

For 25-year-old Ashlee Pruett, there is no nobler profession than being a doctor and, perhaps more importantly, no better place to practice medicine than western Colorado. “I do have a passion for under-served areas,” Pruett ...


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 ...


FILM FEST 1 9-14

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 ...


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