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OUT: Pelican Lake May 20, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

VERNAL, Utah — John Davis looked down at his feet, where the parched carcass of a bluegill lay mummifying along the sun-drenched banks of Pelican Lake. “Well, sometimes fishing reports aren’t exactly timely, if you know what ...

OUT Connection column May 20, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

With local rivers on the rise and near-flood stage not so far off, there could be no better time for the annual Mesa County State of the River meeting. Spend a couple hours learning about streamflows, water storage operations, river health ...

Mesa BB Guinn 5-19-9

Guinn has made transition from starter to closer for Mavs

By Allen Gemaehlich

When Aaron Guinn comes in to pitch, catcher Grant Vickers doesn’t have to say much. Guinn, the Mesa State College baseball pitcher, is fired up and ready to go. “When Guinn gets on the hill, I go out there and give him the ball ...

Briefs: Local Sports May 20, 2009

By Staff

High School Soccer •Sailors, Demons dominate 4A Western Slope All-League team Steamboat Springs and Glenwood Springs, which finished atop the Class 4A Western Slope League standings, led the way with three first-team selections each as ...

Dixie Burneister Column May 20, 2009

By Dixie Burmeister

As we look forward to a long weekend of cookouts, baseball (JUCO) and relaxation, let us not forget it’s Memorial Day weekend, a time to honor and give thanks for the men and women who served and are serving our country. My husband Fred ...

Be wary of the water during high runoff

By The Daily Sentinel

It may feel like summer, with temperatures on Monday topping 90 degrees. But now is not the time to take to the rivers of the region, at least not in questionable craft with improper safety equipment. The Colorado River was flowing at more ...

A triumphant Western Landscape

By The Daily Sentinel

The landscape of the American Southwest is clearly one of extremes — high mountain peaks and deep river canyons,  rock towers, alcoves and arches. And not just any natural arches, but the longest arches in the world. The longest of ...

Keep funds in reserve, state tells schools

By Emily Shockley

What the state giveth, the state may take away from School District 51. Legislators altered the school finance act in the final days of the 2009 session to require every Colorado school district to set aside a portion of its state funding, ...

Blotter: May 20, 2009

By Staff

Fire guts Clifton home • Damage was estimated around $150,000 after a fire swept through a home at 3205 Nolene Drive before dawn Tuesday, according to the Clifton Fire Protection District. Firefighters were called out at 4:03 a.m. and ...


Former GJ resident figures in arch measurement

By Paul Shockley

When former Grand Junction resident Craig Shelley set out in 2006 to help measure the Kolob Arch in Utah, nobody paid it much mind. Three years later, the efforts of Shelley and the Natural Arch and Bridge Society, a Glade Park organization, ...

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