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Email letters, March 31, 2015

By Staff

R5 needs to be repaired and respected The former Lowell School – now known as R5 – on historic North 7th Street is no doubt in need of rehabilitation and repair. However, it remains an iconic, historic and architectural landmark ...


Coroner: Kelly Myers died of ‘mixed drug intoxication’

By Paul Shockley

An 18-year-old woman whom authorities believe died in a Utah hotel room, before her body was packed into a suitcase and dumped some 300 miles away in remote Mesa County, died from “mixed drug intoxication,” the Mesa County ...

Colorado marijuana welfare measure heads to governor’s desk

By The AP

DENVER — Legislation that would prohibit welfare cards at Colorado marijuana dispensary ATMs or strip clubs has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action. The Senate passed the bill Tuesday on a 23-12 vote. Many dispensary ATMs ...

Pickup crash with flatbed truck leaves one with serious injuries

By Staff

An accident just after 8 p.m. Monday evening between Grand Junction and Fruita left one man with serious injuries, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The State Patrol said a green pickup truck sustained major damage when it collided with ...

High levels of meth found in man who took officers hostage

By The AP

CRAIG, Colo. — A coroner’s report shows that a man who briefly held two officers hostage in northwestern Colorado had a large amount of methamphetamine in his system. Authorities say James Brent Damon disarmed a Colorado wildlife ...

Colorado trying again to add maternal warnings at pot shops

By The AP

DENVER — A proposal to require Colorado’s pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is getting a second look in the state Legislature. A state House committee starts work Tuesday on a bill to direct state health ...

Police cameras, officer training under review in Colorado

By The AP

DENVER — A measure to encourage police departments to buy body cameras for officers headlines another batch of law enforcement oversight bills up for debate at the Colorado Legislature. A House committee starts work Tuesday on the body ...

Surfside curiosities while
 pondering local events from afar

By Jim Spehar

There’s a reason, I suppose, that they call it a break. I’m hearing one of them as I start this column — sounds of the surf crashing against the aptly named Sunset Cliffs just a few feet from the open windows of our small ...

Fruita takes the right approach to cop-cams

By The Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Police Department is taking a deliberate approach to outfitting its patrol officers with body cameras. This is smart on many levels. Before committing the department to an expensive investment in technology, Police Chief Judy Macy ...

Republican Men’s Club opposes Measure 2B

By Staff

Republican Men’s Club opposes Measure 2B Thumbs down on the Westside Beltway – 2B – and thumbs down on the local elected officials trying to peddle their influence for whom we should vote in the ...

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