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You Said It, July 4, 2010

By Staff

Contrary to your front page caption, panhandlers do not “earn” any money. By definition, a person earns in return for labor or service. Begging on street corners does not qualify and is a blight on the community. In the late ...

Police Blotter, July 4, 2010

By Staff

Cyclist hurt on monument Cyclist Jessica Cantrell, 25, of Charlotte, N.C., was injured Saturday while descending the west hill of Rim Rock Drive on Colorado National Monument. According to reports, Cantrell lost control of her bike after ...

Book Notes, July 4, 2010

By Staff

Local book-signings Cinny Green, author of “Trail Writer’s Guide,” will give a slide presentation and sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes & Noble Bookseller, 2451 Patterson Road. Grand Junction author ...

Is bigger better for RMAC: By expanding, conference could split into smaller regions to save money

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The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference is looking to get bigger so it can get smaller. Huh? “I think the basic concept, if it works, and we’ve got to prove that it works, is by getting bigger we can get smaller by not playing ...

Shrinking budgets force conference to consider options, but compromise is key

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As many options to help defray travel expenses in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference exist as there are schools under consideration to join the conference. The RMAC is studying expanding to 16 or even 20 schools, but one suggestion was to ...

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Collecting water: Amazon River helps this colorful jungle resemble a green ocean

By Bill Haggerty

“We are walking in the middle of a green ocean,” explained Edwardo Montalvo, a biologist and expert guide for Peru Sur Nativa, the company that led us into this Amazon rainforest. “Collecting oxygen is the job of ...

Getting vocal: Eurasian collared dove’s ‘coo, coo’ calling won’t be going away anytime soon

By Dave Buchanan

If you live anywhere in the city, you’ve probably been serenaded this summer by the endless love song of the Eurasian collared dove. Slightly larger and exponentially more aggressive than the more-familiar mourning dove, the Eurasian ...


Week’s Best Photos for July 4-10, 2010

By Staff

All the notable photos snapped by Sentinel photographers during the past week.  ...


Week in Sports for July 4-10, 2010

By Kim Kochevar

Super sports and outdoors photos captured during the past week.  ...

One dead, two injured in accident on I-70

By Melinda Mawdsley

One man is dead and two others were injured in a Saturday morning accident on Interstate 70 between New Castle and Glenwood Springs. Trooper Heather Cobler of Colorado State Patrol did not identify the people involved in the accident or where ...

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