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Briefs: Local sports Sept. 08, 2009

By Staff

College Football • Chernoff receives RMAC award Mesa State College kick returner Griffin Chernoff is the RMAC special teams player of the week. The junior returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown in the Mavericks’ 35-14 loss to ...

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Is stone tablet from 1340 or 1940, expert asks

By {screen_name}

A flagstone tablet inscribed with symbols and what looks like an ancient, stylized, Mayan self-portrait has fascinated Vic Jensen for more than half a century. More recently, it has flummoxed experts in Mexico and confounded investigators in ...

Montrose man’s invention has enough zeros to display national debt

By Emily Shockley

Montrose Realtor Matt Miles wanted to key in the national debt on a calculator, but he couldn’t find one that would display the entire number. So he made one that could. Miles assembled a 16-digit calculator — the current national ...

Christian motorcycle group collecting toys, necessities for holidays

By Emily Shockley

Members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association already are collecting toys and necessities for families in need. The Christmas in July to Christmas Everything Drive is taking place through Thanksgiving weekend. Road Capt. Kevin Riddle ...

Student of the Week — Kevin Meyers

By Emily Shockley

THE KEVIN MEYERS FILE GPA: 3.7. Parents: Mary and Marvin Meyers. After-school activities: Future Farmers of America, football, 4-H Club, shooting, work. Favorite book: “Oh the Places You Will Go,” by Dr. Seuss. Favorite show: ...

Renewal of labor battle marks this Labor Day

By The Daily Sentinel

This Labor Day, if you haven’t headed for the mountains, river canyons or area hiking and biking trails, you may find time to watch a little television. And if you do, it’s possible you’ll see advertisements urging you to ...

Blotter: Sept. 07, 2009

By Staff

Driver’s license canceled • Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies discovered during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon that the driver did not have a motor vehicle license. Deputies stopped the vehicle at 2:47 p.m. in ...

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Inability to finish leads to loss for Mavs

By Allen Gemaehlich

MESA SOCCER Sam Dixon and the Mesa State College men’s soccer team attacked with relentlessness. The Mavericks kept the ball in Dixie State (Utah) College territory most of the game, but came up short Sunday in a 1-0 loss at Walker ...

Wreck at Clifton intersection prompts some to suggest need for traffic signal

By Staff

On Sunday afternoon, a four-door sedan pulled out of a strip mall on the east side of 32 Road, just south of D 1/2 Road, and in front of a fast-moving Dodge pickup. Some Clifton residents say the accident is just one of many they have seen ...

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BMX keeps Miller family on the track

By Scott Schlaufman

Growing up as a teenager in Long Beach, Calif., Jason Miller never imagined that he would still be racing BMX by the time that he hit 40. But on Sunday, Miller, who now lives in Olathe, was racing in the finals for the 36-40-year-old age ...

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