Western Colorado

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Candidates voice views on the arts

By Amy Hamilton

Most of the candidates for Grand Junction City Council boast impressive backgrounds in the arts and music. Almost all seven candidates enjoy some of the fruits of Grand Junction’s diverse entertainment scene, among them some who love ...

House approves compromise on immigrant driver’s licenses

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Democratic-controlled Colorado House approved a compromise agreement with the GOP majority in the Senate on Thursday to advance at least part of a program to allow immigrants in the nation illegally to get driver’s ...

July Fourth parade still in limbo as to its future

By Amy Hamilton

Apparently everyone does love a parade. That realization burned bright as a sparkler after a call went out that Grand Junction’s Fourth of July parade needed a boost. Some people stepped forward Thursday expressing interest in ...


Sentinel profiles council candidates Simpson and Kennedy

By Staff

Today, The Daily Sentinel profiles the two candidates for the Grand Junction City Council’s four-year, at-large seat. Name: Chris Kennedy Age: 56 Years in Grand Junction: 9 Occupation: Owner of Kennedy Telecom LLC; IT and ...


Rifle lands research center

By Dennis Webb

A state aerial firefighting research center that should improve public safety also promises to boost economic development on the Western Slope, thanks to a decision to locate it at the Rifle-Garfield County Airport. The Division of Fire ...


Sentinel profiles council candidates Kerk and Taggart

By Staff

Today, The Daily Sentinel profiles the two candidates for the Grand Junction City Council’s two-year, at-large seat. Name: Rick Taggart ■ Age: 64 ■ Occupation: Teaching in the CMU Business School and leading special ...

State economists predict taxpayer refunds next year

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Taxpayers could see a refund when they file their income tax returns next year for the first time in a decade, according to revenue forecasts released Wednesday. But exactly how much the refund will be depends on which of two ...

Grand Junction High School hires new principal

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 has hired the next principal of Grand Junction High School. Ari Goldberg, who currently serves as principal of Summit Ridge Middle School in Littleton’s Jefferson County Public School District, will take over the helm ...

Forum: We all can play a role in stopping suicide

By Rachel Sauer

Everyone in a community has a role to play in preventing suicide, a responsibility that extends to businesses. It’s a message that was emphasized Wednesday at a conference of the Western Colorado Human Resource Association. “I ...


Cops eye teen’s drug-ring ties

By Paul Shockley

An 18-year-old Grand Junction woman whose death investigation is now in the hands of Utah police had known ties to a pair of alleged high-ranking members of a drug distribution ring in Mesa County that was recently toppled by authorities, ...

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