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Ex-DDA executive sues city

By Greg Ruland

The former executive director of the Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority has filed a federal lawsuit against the DDA and the city, alleging he was fired last November in violation of his employment contract and his First Amendment ...

Sources: Piceance Energy purchasing Oxy holdings

By Dennis Webb

Piceance Energy is buying Western Slope oil and gas assets from Occidental Petroleum, sources have told The Daily Sentinel. The $157.5 million deal is scheduled to close by March 1. The deal includes 53,000 net acres operated by Occidental, ...

Tipton asks board to consider small banks

By Gary Harmon

A coming change in accounting standards could do irreversible damage to community banks, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said in a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board. An accounting-standards update due to be issued by the ...

School board mulls start times for schools

By Katie Langford

District 51 school board members are juggling several options for how to improve the efficiency of school bus routes, shorten walk distances for students and change start times for high school students to later in the morning. In October, the ...

Bill directs car tax 
to roads, bridges, 
not transit projects

By Charles Ashby

Part of a fee that motorists pay to a road and bridge fund is being used for transit projects across Colorado, and Senate Republicans don’t believe that’s right. As a result, the Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday ...


Police: Man made hash oil in front of kids

By Amy Hamilton

A Clifton man was arrested Monday after police found evidence of him creating marijuana concentrate in his apartment in the proximity of three small children. Deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3225 Rood Ave., ...


An El Niño winter

By Dennis Webb

It may make it harder for Molina rancher Carlyle Currier to feed his cows, but he’s still not complaining about the snowfall so far this winter. “We’re certainly off to a great start,” Currier said. “I’ve ...

‘Right’ decision on misconduct will come, says board president

By Duffy Hayes

MONTROSE — Numerous shareholders of the Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association on Tuesday expressed their displeasure with and distrust of the group’s board of directors and general manager, just days after The Daily Sentinel ...


Storm brings rare snow day

By Greg Ruland

Mesa County school and government offices were expected to reopen this morning, a day after the second phase of a powerful storm hammered the Western Slope, dumping anywhere from several inches to several feet of snow and keeping tens of ...


Fruita Community Center celebrates 5 years

By Greg Ruland

Dozens of smiling Fruita residents ate cake, shook hands and generally congratulated one another at a celebration in honor of the Fruita Community Center’s fifth anniversary Monday. The $12.5 million complex completed in 2011 was the ...

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