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You Saw It Photos –– August 2011

By Dan Bennett

Reader-submitted community photos for the month of August, 2011  ...

Sen. Rollie Heath takes job-killing tax hike to voters

By Josh Penry

To know Sen. Rollie Heath, the godfather of the quixotic sales-and-income-tax hike that now appears to be headed for the ballot this November, is to know an earnest, purposeful and driven man. Earlier this week, Heath announced he had turned ...

A test for residents of School District 51

By The Daily Sentinel

Recent letter writers to The Daily Sentinel have included a number of individuals who have declared they would not consider voting for an increase in funding for School District 51 until the district demonstrates substantial improvement in its ...

Printed letters, August 5, 2011

By Staff

Over the past several months, Bill Grant has praised President Barack Obama and Ken Salazar for their handling of the Gulf oil spill and for removing some areas in Utah from energy exploration. They handled the spill like the amateurs that ...

Luis Alberto Vazquez Oliva

Victim identified in Fruitvale slaying

By Paul Shockley

Luis Alberto Vazquez Oliva, 27, was the victim of a homicide discovered Monday at a Fruitvale apartment, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said today. Oliva, who lived at the apartment where he was found, was commonly known as ...

Vacant Clifton home damaged in suspected arson

By Staff

A vacant home in Clifton sustained damage estimated between $30,000 and $40,000 during an overnight fire which was believed to have been intentionally set. The Clifton Fire Protection District was called at 9:50 p.m. on a report of smoke ...

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Model to feed homeless in park

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Shonda Mackey was stopped at a red light on the corner of 5th Street and Pitkin Avenue last weekend. On the corner stood a homeless man with a sign asking for food. It reminded her of a time in her life when she had nowhere to go, no food or ...

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Over the Top: Bull baubles

By Bob Silbernagel

Bob goes a little nuts in discussing dangling bull baubles.  ...

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Extradition approved for captured murderer

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Fredrick Barrett, the convicted Florida killer turned fugitive, was advised early Thursday he has been approved for extradition to Florida by an order from Gov. John Hickenlooper. Barrett, who was also advised that a pair of ...

E-mail letters, August 4, 2011

By Staff

Push to cut spending has bureaucrats worried I think it is interesting that as reported in The Daily Sentinel, the School District 51 survey phone interviews will also ask if the person being surveyed is a member of the tea party. While I am ...

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