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Bill Grant Column January 13, 2009

By Bill Grant

“Cargo cults” emerged in the South Seas after World War II when islanders, missing the useful items like canned food, steel tools and medicine that came with the soldiers in airplanes, set up elaborate replicas of airfields, ...

Traffic rerouting takes a detour

By The Daily Sentinel

Faced with the choice of dodging a “Road Closed” sign to quickly bypass bridge construction, or taking the seven-mile detour mandated by the city of Grand Junction, it’s hardly surprising that many motorists are choosing ...

Decree of difficulty

By The Daily Sentinel

It has taken an inordinate amount of time to work out a water right for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park — 75 years if you start counting from 1933, the year the area was designated a national monument by President Herbert ...

Officials to meet, discuss routes for Highway 82

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —  Glenwood Springs and Garfield County elected officials will meet next month to try to settle on what route or routes to formally study for possible construction of a new bridge and road connecting to Colorado ...

Detector proposal stalls in GarCo commission

By Dennis Webb

A proposal to require carbon monoxide detectors in unincorporated Garfield County stalled Monday over disagreement about the degree to which the requirement should extend to existing residences. The proposal came in response to the deaths of ...

City Market rezoning to be debated tonight

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Buescher nomination passes committee hearing

By Staff

A panel of state senators praised former state Rep. Bernie Buescher as an evenhanded, “objective” leader as they voted Monday afternoon to endorse his bid to head the Secretary of State’s Office. Buescher, Gov. Bill ...


GJ Lions top $4 million in donations

By Staff

The annual season of fundraising and giving by the Grand Junction Lions Club is even more notable this year, as the charitable civic group topped the $4 million mark in giving to the Grand Junction community. Officials with the area ...

Man accused of asking girl, 11, to raise shirt

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child without force after allegedly telling an 11-year-old girl he would pay her money to flash her chest, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Robert ...

Briefs: Biz Briefcase January 13, 2009

By Staff

• John Doss, Ellie Reeves, Patricia Gratton and Darlene Merrifield were selected as 2009 team leaders of the St. Mary’s Senior Companion Program. They will support and mentor their peers, assist with special projects, training ...

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