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Helicopter used to find missing man in Flat Tops

By Dennis Webb

A helicopter was used Saturday to rescue a man who had disappeared the day before in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in northeast Garfield County. Thad Green Childs III, 33, of Copper Mountain was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday after hiking in ...

Briefs: Local News June 09, 2009

By Staff

Home and Church tour to be Saturday • The 23rd annual Historic Home and Church tour sponsored by The Daily Sentinel will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Two churches, six homes in the North Seventh Street Historic Residential ...

Judge delays ex-cop’s trial in shooting

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Monday delayed the trial of a former police officer after a potentially critical letter turned up days before the start of the trial. Richard Bacher, 57, a longtime local law enforcement official who’s charged in an ...

Sales tax take by city in dive

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Grand Junction’s sales- and use-tax revenue continued its precipitous decline in May, plunging 14 percent compared to the same time last year as shoppers maintained a tight grip on their pocketbooks. The city collected $3.8 million in ...

Mesa State offers retirement payouts

By Emily Shockley

Tenured professors who have taught at least 15 years at Mesa State College have until Aug. 1 to express interest in an early retirement payout. The plan offers qualifying professors $1,000 for each year they’ve been with the college, ...

Consumers, get ready for switch to digital TV. This time, for real

By Emily Shockley

Digital to analog converter boxes are a hot item at Target this week because of the impending deadline to prepare for the digital transition. Starting Friday, TV channels broadcasting on an analog signal will convert to a digital signal, ...

Caprock2 Academy 6-4-9

Report: Student proficiency greater than at noncharter facilities

By Emily Shockley

Getting an A-plus was a piece of cake in public school. Heathryn Livingston, however, needed more of a challenge, so she enrolled in Caprock Academy two years ago and got the push she needed. She just finished fifth grade Thursday, but ...

CWA Golf Rakowski 6-7-9

Rakowski, Knous steal show in Colorado West Amateur

By Staff

Jim Knous summed it up best. “He brought his ‘A’ game; I didn’t,” the Colorado School of Mines golfer said. The ‘he’ to which Knous was referring was his good friend and former Basalt High School ...

Federal fracking legislation unnecessary

By The Daily Sentinel

So let’s see. The Environmental Protection Agency under both a Democratic and a Republican president found no threat to domestic drinking water from the gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing. Additionally, states already have ...

Big Sky Archery Wilde 6-7-9

Hitting the mark at the Big Sky Open

By Dave Buchanan

During Sunday’s final round of the Big Sky Open archery tournament, one rain ended and another reign resumed. A weekend of unsettled weather was capped Sunday by a brief rain shower during the last half of the day’s archery ...

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