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Sports: Football Roundup September 22, 2008

By Patrick Bahr

It was another exciting week of football in Colorado. The week began Thursday with Colorado’s 17-14 overtime upset of then-No. 21 West Virginia and ended with the Denver Broncos holding off the New Orleans Saints 34-32. In the high ...


Fort Lewis too strong for Mesa

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The No. 23 Mesa State College men’s soccer team nearly did something only two teams have been able to do against No. 7 Fort Lewis. Go overtime to get a tie or a win. The Mavericks (6-2-0, 3-1-0 RMAC) were less than three minutes from ...

Mavs never trail in win against Western N.M.

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It was the second win of the season, but the first the Mesa State College football team led from start to finish. The Mavericks scored a touchdown in the first quarter then wore down Western New Mexico 31-7 on Saturday in Silver City, ...

Death Notices: September 22, 2008

By Staff

•  Elaine Helmick, 74, Delta, died Sept. 17, 2008, at her home. A graveside service will be at Delta City Cemetery at 2 p.m today. Survivors include three daughters, Kim Renner of Baldwin, Calif., Stacey Ertel of Commerce City ...

Truckin’ on the riverfront

By The Daily Sentinel

Last week’s decision by the Grand Junction City Council to allow light industrial zoning for a portion of Brady Trucking’s property along the Colorado River in south downtown was no doubt a difficult one. We believe it was also ...

‘Yes’ on Referendum O

By The Daily Sentinel

Do you just love this year’s election ballot, crowded with 10 citizens’ initiatives to amend the state Constitution, not to mention legislative and local ballot measures? If you do enjoy the increasingly long state ballots, then ...


Time, events move on during card’s 9-year journey

By Amy Hamilton

Nine years ago, Collbran resident Loretta Miller sent a Christmas card to her daughter’s home in Las Vegas. Miller’s letter, sent in 1999, never made it to her daughter, Leona. It did, however, manage to make it back to Miller ...

Palisade grad enjoys front-row seat on international atom-smashing project

By Staff

The room was hot with the mass of people. On any other day, the control room situated on the Swiss-French border would have 20 or so physicists staffing a dizzying array of panels, knobs and buttons and complaining about how chilly it ...

SOW: Jose Betancourt September 22, 2008

By Staff

The odds were not in Jose Betancourt’s favor. Betancourt, now a senior at Central High School, did not speak a word of English when he and his family moved to Florida when he was 11 years old. “It was kinda hard,” ...

Homework: Kids Voting September 22, 2008

By Guest Columnist

Mesa County will elect two county commissioners this year. In the District 1 race, Craig Meis will go against Dan Robinson. In District 3, Janet Rowland is opposing Dickie D. Lewis. The community often sees references to “county ...

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