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Group combats trafficking in human beings

By Emily Shockley

The phrase human trafficking often conjures images of forced labor and sexual slavery in urban, often far-away places. But a local group says the practice may well be happening right here in Mesa County. The Western Slope Initiative to Combat ...

Business group touts its value in talk with council

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction’s four newest councilors received a primer in the workings of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership a day before today’s quarterly meeting between the two agencies. Some councilors at a meeting last week ...

Blotter, March 11, 2014

By Staff

Victim of crash identified A man who died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the Redlands was identified Monday as a 34-year-old Grand Junction resident. Kevin Truong was driving an Audi at 3:40 a.m. in the area between ...

Alternative fuel topic of chamber talk

By Staff

Development of a market for compressed natural gas as a transportation fuel will be discussed at the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce energy briefing on Wednesday. Clean Energy Economy for the Region will address the economic benefits ...


Footprint trackers search for fossil

By Gary Harmon

Authorities in Utah are continuing to search for a dinosaur track left in a muddy flat in the Jurassic period and stolen last month from the Navajo sandstone in which it was preserved. The track is that of a theropod, or meat-eater, that was ...

Email letters, March 10, 2014

By Staff

Consider ‘devils in the details’ before going ahead with mine Friday’s optimistic Sentinel editorial — “Promise of mine jobs worth embracing” – aptly chronicles the prospect of eventually (in five ...

Coroner’s Office: Kevin Truong, 34, died in Sunday crash on the Redlands

By Amy Hamilton

Kevin Truong, 34, of Grand Junction died of multiple injuries in a crash on the Redlands early Sunday morning, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Truong’s death is considered an accident, the coroner’s office ...

Suspect eyed in theft of Utah dinosaur track

By The AP

MOAB, Utah — Authorities in southeast Utah say they have a suspect in the theft of a fossilized dinosaur footprint on public land. A search and rescue team in Grant County launched a search in the Colorado River near Moab for the ...

Minnesota man dies in two-car crash Saturday near Montrose

By Amy Hamilton

Michael Alan Wagner, 49, of Fridley, Minn., died of multiple traumatic injuries in a two-vehicle crash south of Montrose on Saturday, according to the Montrose County Coroner’s Office. The collision occurred just before 5 p.m. on ...

10 Things to know for Monday, March 10

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. DEBRIS PROVES ELUSIVE IN MALAYSIA AIRLINES CRASH   Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing ...

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