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Colorado town awaits test results of pot ingredient in water

By The AP

HUGO — Bottled water was distributed to residents of the small Colorado town of Hugo on Friday as officials investigate the possibility that a marijuana chemical has contaminated the water supply. Officials announced Thursday that some ...

More than 30 arrest warrants issued in drug ring investigation

By Staff

A months-long investigation into a Mesa County drug trafficking organization has resulted in the issuance of more than 30 arrest warrants, investigators announced late Thursday night. Authorities said Wednesday marked the end of the lengthy ...

Email Letters: July 22, 2016

By Staff

City Council made the right decision in pausing broadband project I believe the recent decision by the Grand Junction City Council to take a pause and do more due diligence on a prospective broadband project was the correct one. This would ...

Beer, shoes, computer pulled from Yampa River after July 4

By The AP

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Volunteers who cleaned up the Yampa River in Steamboat Springs found everything from flip flops to a computer monitor hiding in the water. The Steamboat Pilot & Today newspaper reports that volunteers helped ...

14 arrests made in drug bust

By Gabrielle Porter

More than a dozen people face various drug-related charges including conspiracy to distribute and in some cases money laundering after an apparently concerted Wednesday night bust that involved several local law enforcement agencies. Those ...

Officials: 4 of Utah’s 8 Zika cases seen in pregnant women

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Four of Utah’s eight Zika cases have been in pregnant women, and two have since given birth to healthy babies, health officials said Thursday. The women and their babies are being monitored by their doctors, said ...

CDOT to use breathalyzers for drinking and driving study

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation is accepting applications from volunteers looking to participate in a drinking and driving study. The Gazette reports the department will randomly select 200 participants for ...

Colorado mother: Son killed while fighting ISIS in Syria

By The AP

DENVER — A Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group was killed in combat in Syria, his mother said. Susan Shirley said the U.S. Consulate in Turkey called her Tuesday to tell her that her son ...

Water is the new gold

By Greg Walcher

A Denver newspaper earlier this week highlighted the apparently shocking new discovery by some investors that in Colorado, “water is the new gold.” As the article explained, water rights may be as valuable to modern developers and ...

Printed Letters: July 22, 2016

By Staff

Recent editorial was noticeably biased The Sentinel’s “Divider in Chief” editorial was noticeably biased.Associating the current racial divide between cops and blacks with presidential nominee Donald Trump is bizarre. ...

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