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Email letters, October 9, 2015

By Staff

Community will be well served by newly appointed District Attorney We’ve long enjoyed strong law enforcement leadership in this community, with a high bar set by past District Attorneys like Terry Farina and others. So it bears ...

Free Press to cease publication Oct. 16

By Staff

The Grand Junction Free Press will publish its last edition on Oct. 16. Ben Rogers, the general manager of the weekly newspaper, announced the closure in an editorial column today. “When we looked at the Free Press as a business and ...

Fellow cop says officer may have escalated Springs stop

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Witnesses say an African-American man whose Colorado Springs traffic stop over a cracked windshield gained national attention seemed to make the situation worse by not cooperating with police. However, one officer says ...

USA Pro Challenge looking for new sponsors

By The AP

FORT COLLINS — The USA Pro Challenge is looking for new sponsors after the bike race’s main backers have stepped aside. Last week, the Schaden family announced they would step down as financial backers of the race to allow a new ...

Police: Man stole nearly $6,000 in liquor from Aspen area

By The AP

ASPEN — Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area. The Aspen Daily News reports ( ) that the Snowmass Village Police Department says a ...

Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 9–15

By Staff

FRIDAY, OCT. 9 JAY KETCHEM, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530. RAGGED UNION, female-fronted bluegrass band from Golden, 7 p.m., Palisade Brewing Company, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462. DUELING PIANOS SHOW, ThunderStruck ...

Printed Letters: Oct. 9, 2015

By Staff

In a violent world, best we can do is protect ourselves In 2012 a terrible mass killing took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Nothing is worse than innocent children being killed. Immediately, gun laws advocates pushed ...

Power of the press lies in its readership

By The Daily Sentinel

“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Thus, Thomas Jefferson staked out an early position on ...

Check common sense at the door

By Greg Walcher

In Philadelphia you have to get a $300 business license to write a blog. One poor woman complained that her blog wasn’t much of a business, as she had earned only $11 from it last year, but the City fined her anyway. (My blog, like ...


Comeback Cal

By Jon Mitchell

Central High School’s Trace Levinson took his No. 2 singles opponent by surprise Thursday at the Class 5A Region 4 boys tennis tournament. Grand Junction’s Cal Hegstrom made sure that didn’t last. Hegstrom, the No. 2 seed in ...

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