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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 ...

Liquor Store Crash Sept. 07, 2009

By Staff

A Grand Junction man is suspected of driving under the influence after crashing his sport utility vehicle through the front of a liquor store, then driving from the scene. Employees of Nick-N-Willy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, 683 Horizon ...

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40 years later, dust still hasn’t settled from nuclear blast

By Dennis Webb

The ground rippled when a nuclear blast shattered the earth beneath Doghead Mountain south of Rulison 40 years ago, witnesses remember. “It was an ocean wave that came across the valley, and you could see it coming at you clear as a ...


By Bill Haggerty

“Western Slope Air Quality Not A Major Health Worry,” read the Page One headline in your Daily Sentinel on Wednesday, Sept. 2. That’s not what my lungs told me. I was choking. Multiple fires in the western United States ...

Give this quilter an inch, she’ll give you an inchie

By Sherida Warner

If you believe in going that extra mile for a cause you hold dear, here’s a woman who measures her success by every single inch. Nadine Ruggles of Angelbachtal, Germany, is the author of “Inchie Quilts,” featuring little ...

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