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Printed Letters: August 22, 2017

By Staff

Former churchgoer cannot support Trump Today I left the church after 61 years of church membership. I’ve taught Sunday School and read my Bible until it fell apart. I met my wife of 37 years while doing mission work. I even wrote a hymn ...


Who’d be the better ‘Decider?’

By Jim Spehar

One of us just returned from a weekend outing to western Colorado’s public lands, the latest of several forays to national parks and monuments, national forests and Bureau of Land Management lands in the West this year. One of us just ...

Solving the cat problem

By The Daily Sentinel

We have a cat problem in Mesa County. It’s not the fault of our commissioners, but they’ve certainly played a role in how we got to this point and their handling of the situation is a textbook example of how cutting government ...


Junction viewers awestruck by eclipse

By Katie Langford

Folks across the Grand Valley donned glasses, peered through cereal boxes and craned their necks to watch Monday’s solar eclipse reach nearly 90 percent totality for two minutes Monday. The waxing and waning of the eclipse began at ...

Grand Junction Rockies box score, Aug. 21, 2017

By Staff

Grand Junction 17, Idaho Falls 6 Monday at Suplizio Field Idaho Falls Grand Junction ab r h bi ab r h bi Morales ss 4 0 0 0 Mendoza 2b 5 1 2 2 Fukofuka cf 4 1 0 0 Gonzalez dh 6 1 4 1 Jones rf 5 2 3 1 Spanbergr 1b 5 2 1 2 Rinn ...


8th-graders on field trip to Wyoming marvel as lunar body elbows sun

By Dennis Webb

CASPER, Wyo. — They say the birds go quiet in a total eclipse. Eighth-grade kids, not so much. When the moon completely blocked the sun Monday, throwing central Wyoming into semi-darkness almost as quickly as a light switch being shut ...


Neighborly outpouring overwhelms family who lost home to explosion

By Charles Ashby

Several efforts are underway to help the family whose Fruitvale home was destroyed in an explosion early Saturday. Those efforts began when some people discovered that the family, who was in Denver at the time of the explosion, returned home ...


Man may be charged with attempted murder

By Gabrielle Porter

A 47-year-old man could be charged with attempted murder after allegedly strangling a woman and threatening to kill her in a field behind a bar on North Avenue early Sunday morning, according to an arrest report. Bryan Kenneth Waldron was ...


Trial starts for suspect in 1989 slaying

By Gabrielle Porter

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man accused of murdering his ex-wife’s boyfriend nearly three decades ago in Palisade before fleeing to Mexico. Rafael “Shorty” Aguilar Garcia, now 67, was the main suspect in ...

County OKs letter supporting project

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County commissioners didn’t alter their support Monday for a project to drill 108 oil wells in the Whitewater area, but they do have some conditions. In a letter of support for the Fram Operating LLC project in the Whitewater Basin ...

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