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Briefs, Nov. 7, 2009

By Staff

Republican women to meet Monday The Mesa County Republican Women monthly luncheon on Monday will feature Mesa County Undersheriff Rebecca Spiess, who will speak about the FBI National Academy. The luncheon will be at noon at the Masonic ...

State senator targets medical marijuana for regulation

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State Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, announced Friday he plans to introduce legislation that would implement a number of regulations on the growing medical marijuana industry. The bill would give the state a monopoly on growing and distributing ...

Cookies and milk party planned to welcome Santa Claus at Mesa Mall

By Staff

The Jolly Old Elf has packed his bags and is heading this way. Kids ages 10 and younger are invited to welcome Santa Claus to Mesa Mall with a Magical Milk and Cookie Party at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in the J.C. Penney wing. The event ...

Ritter outlines plan for filling budget gap

By Emily Shockley

Until Friday, School District 51 leaders had heard the governor’s proposed state budget for 2010-11 would reduce K-12 education funding anywhere from $40 million to $240 million. Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday spelled out his plans to ...

Former Poco, Eagles bassist has a winner in ‘Expando’ CD

By Staff

Timothy B. Schmit, former bassist for Poco and the Eagles, has released a fantastic new CD titled “Expando.” After repeated listening, I still haven’t figured out how or where Schmit came up with the title. One thing I do ...

Bill would help establish co-ops, foundation says

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A provision of the health care measure being debated in the House today seems to be crafted to encourage communities to follow in the footsteps of the Grand Junction system. A synopsis of the bill at the Henry Kaiser Foundation Web site, ...

Art On The Corner: Flamenco Passion

By Staff

SCULPTURE: “Flamenco Passion” is in front of Wells Fargo Bank on the south side of the 300 block of Main Street. ARTIST:  Nick Russotto of Grand Junction. DESCRIPTION: The fabricated black steel sculpture is 6 feet tall and ...

People at The Daily Sentinel made journalism a great career

By Denny Herzog

One would think that after 36-plus years in this business — more than 30 of those at The Daily Sentinel/ — there would be much to say. Surely, in all those decades there were huge stories to cover, important lessons ...

Warriors not saying ‘what if’ as playoffs open

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Sometimes it’s easy to play the “what if” game, especially if you’re the Central High School football team. The Warriors were a mere seven points from being in a much different situation at this point in the ...

Death of cop forces re-interview of witnesses in abuse case

By Amy Hamilton

Investigators with the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office will re-interview witnesses in an abuse case because the main police officer who gathered information on the case has died. Former Grand Junction Police Department officer ...

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