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Drilling in wildlife area doesn’t help the cause

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s well-publicized ballot proposals to restrict oil and gas development and give communities more authority to regulate drilling stem largely from the fact that landowners in the Centennial State don’t necessarily own the ...


Roling down the road: Evolution of a pro career

By Allen Gemaehlich

Kiel Roling could catch and throw a baseball before he was old enough to play on a team. His parents, Guy and Cindy Roling, offered to sign a release so he could start playing Little League when he was 5 years old, but were turned ...

U.S. House candidates urge compassion for migrant kids

By Gary Harmon

Unaccompanied minors streaming into the United States deserve Americans’ compassion, the main candidates for the 3rd Congressional District said. States and communities that wish to take children in should be supported by the federal ...

County to raise fee for open records request

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County’s Colorado Open Records Request policy is getting a few tweaks, including a rate increase for requests that merit extensive research by county employees. County leaders decided to update the policy following the passage this ...

for attempted 
bank robbery
 in Palisade

By Paul Shockley

A man who held a police officer at gunpoint during a botched bank robbery in Palisade was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 18 years in federal prison. Jose O. Jimenez, 27, must also serve five years of supervised release when freed from prison, ...

Oil industry uses many means to save grouse

By Gary Harmon

Energy companies drilling on federal land bring to bear an average of six measures intended to preserve greater sage-grouse, an industry organization said. “This study shows in concrete terms how oil and natural gas companies are ...

Blotter, July 24, 2014

By Staff

Threatening calls reported Mary Sue Pennington, 44, was arrested Monday at 3190 Hill Ave. on suspicion of retaliation against a victim or witness, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded at 1:09 p.m. Monday ...


Live it up

By Rachel Sauer

Kids, it’s time to panic. Panic! Summer break, which seemed so infinite at the beginning of June, is careening to an abrupt end. That’s right, School District 51 classes begin Aug. 4, meaning you have just a week and a half left ...

Siblings + potato chips = fight club

By Staff

Some people have gardeners. Some parents hire babysitters. At our house, we have one of those fight ring announcers. ANNOUNCER: “In this corner, weighing in at 45 pounds, a 5-year-old female skilled in the art of hair-pulling and ...



By Staff

Hot Strawberry This isn’t your mother’s margarita. Instead of the traditional lime juice and tequila, a margarita made at Peach Street Distillers, 144 S. Kluge Ave. in Palisade, is a bit different. This one is made with ...

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