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FD: Dixie Burmeister Columnn November 05, 2008

By Dixie Burmeister

This issue of The Daily Sentinel is packed with election results, and this column is not an exception. Here are some ballot results you’ll not see anywhere else. As promised, here are the results of the “Cooking with the ...

ELN: Montrose voting goes smoothly

By Staff

Polling places across Montrose County handled voters smoothly Tuesday with none of the long lines and security violations that plagued the county two years ago. The county earned the dubious distinction of “worst in the state” ...

ELN: Republicans lead in 2 GarCo commission races

By Dennis Webb

Two Republican candidates were leading late Tuesday night with most of the ballots counted in the Garfield County commissioner race. Mike Samson was ahead of Steve Carter 10,281 to 9,807 in a race for an open seat, and incumbent John Martin ...

ELN: Neal leads in ed board race

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Marcia Neal had the lead, but no illusions about her bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat on the Colorado State Board of Education. Neal, a former Grand Junction High School teacher and member of the School District 51 school board, ...

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Economy helped kill bonds

By The Daily Sentinel

School District 51’s decision to ask voters to approve a new bond issue for nearly $200 million for new schools was problematic from the beginning. First, this has always been a fiscally conservative community that approves tax ...

Briefs: Biz Briefcase November 05, 2008

By Staff

•  The Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce will host an Educational Marketing Seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, at La Quinta Inn and Suites, 570 Raptor Road in Fruita. Cost is $30. RSVP by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled ...

Grand Junction’s September jobless rate lowest in Colorado

By Staff

Mesa County’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in September, falling to 3.8 percent from the 4.1 percent recorded in August, according to figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. “What that means is the start of ...

Briefs: Local News November 05, 2008

By Staff

Banner available to sign for soldiers • A large banner donated by Bud’s Signs will be available through Thursday afternoon for the public to sign before it is sent to deployed soldiers. The public can sign the banner at the ...

A letter to the next president

By The Daily Sentinel

Dear President-elect Obama: The polls didn’t lie. Voters throughout the country elected you yesterday in resounding fashion. You received not only a substantial victory in the electoral vote, but a solid majority in the popular vote, ...

Death Notices: November 05, 2008

By Staff

•  Barbara K. Allen, 66, Fruita, died Nov. 3, 2008, at her home. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Fellowship Church. Burial will be at New Elmwood ...

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