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Annoying bugs just doing what comes gnat-urally

By Eric Sandstrom

This is the eighth in a series of weekly columns about Colorado National Monument in honor of the park’s centennial anniversary on May 24. At Colorado National Monument, the desert bighorn sheep is our Big Whopper. A bighorn ram can tip ...

Orchard Mesa neighborhood flooded

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An Orchard Mesa neighborhood was flooded this evening after a debris-choked irrigation canal overran its banks, sending water cascading through several residents’ homes and yards. The flooding occurred in the area of Rainbow Drive on ...

Bill seeks to limit county authority over ATVs on public roads

By Bill Grant

The Mesa County commissioners should encourage state Reps. Laura Bradford and Ray Scott to vote against House Bill 1264, by Rep. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson, should it come before the full House for a vote. The legislation is a proposed ...

Congratulations to Councilman Doody

By The Daily Sentinel

Jim Doody will soon be seated with his colleagues at the Grand Junction City Council table once again, after winning election to the at-large seat from a crowded, five-man field. In that race, Doody’s was probably one of the most ...

Voters make it clear: ‘No’ to pot centers

By The Daily Sentinel

The vote tally on the city’s Referred Measure A Tuesday leads to several conclusions. First, and most importantly, a solid majority of voters made it clear they don’t want medical marijuana dispensaries operating out of storefront ...

Printed letters, April 6, 2011

By Staff

In Bill Grant’s March 30 column about corporate taxes, he seems to believe that good corporations pay their fair share in taxes, and bad ones don’t. As a small business owner, I understand what Grant does not. My employees produce ...

Doody wins at-large race, medical marijuana ban passes

By Staff

With the final votes counted in the Grand Junction municipal election, voters supported a ban of medical marijuana centers in city limits, and former mayor Jim Doody won an at-large seat on the City Council. The final results from the ...

Cop who killed self was subject of sexual assault investigation

By Dennis Webb

A Carbondale police officer was under investigation for alleged sexual assault in Arapahoe County, possibly involving a minor, when he committed suicide last month. Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said he was told of the Arapahoe County ...

Interstate 70 reopens

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Interstate 70 reopened this afternoon after Colorado Department of Transportation crews removed the most threatening boulders hanging above the highway on Georgetown Hill. The highway will remain open on Wednesday, but officials said ...

JBC closes state budget

By Charles Ashby

The Legislature’s bipartisan Joint Budget Committee today closed out their proposed spending plan for the 2011-12 fiscal year more than a week later than usual. The plan, which amounts to more than $7 billion in general fund spending, ...

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