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The Daily Sentinel
Proud of these 'allies'truly considered “allies” of the LGBTQ community, including three in Western Co
Proud of these 'allies'
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 58 minutes ago
truly considered “allies” of the LGBTQ community, including three in Western Colorado. Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner, Grand Junction City Councilor Chris Kennedy and state Rep. Dan Thurlow will be honored at the One Colorado Education Fund... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
July 29, 2016work on the public lands that make our community so unique. Partners has been m
July 29, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 58 minutes ago
work on the public lands that make our community so unique. Partners has been mentoring youth and looking out for kids in Grand Junction for decades. To see such disregard for Partners and the WCCC hurt. The thieves broke into a trailer that was... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
News in Briefvegetation-free. The operation of an internal combustion engine without a spark
News in Brief
Aspen Daily News / Posted an hour ago
vegetation-free. The operation of an internal combustion engine without a spark arresting device is also banned. The BLM’s Grand Junction field office and Mesa County have been under fire restrictions since July 22. There are no restrictions in... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Denver Water CEO calls for more flexibility in water managementbenefits, among them providing late-summer water to meet needs of four endanger
Denver Water CEO calls for more flexibility in water management
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
benefits, among them providing late-summer water to meet needs of four endangered fish species in the Colorado River near Grand Junction. Another collaborative effort has been launched in the Winter Park area. There, Denver plans to increase... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Regionally relevantRockies fans are sprinkled everywhere in the Pioneer League Frank Gonzales und
Regionally relevant
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Rockies fans are sprinkled everywhere in the Pioneer League Frank Gonzales understands that when he takes his Grand Junction Rockies team on the road it’s still a hostile environment. After all, local fans, like those of the Billings... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 28, 2016 Thursday at Melaleuca Field Idaho Falls 7, Grand Junction 6 Records Grand
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Thursday at Melaleuca Field Idaho Falls 7, Grand Junction 6 Records Grand Junction 16-23, Idaho Falls 23-16 Chukars rally late It was the first game of the second half and the Rockies were hoping to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
R5 facility to be home of life-skills classroomlike a bank, utility company or radio station. This is the second year the cen
R5 facility to be home of life-skills classroom
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
like a bank, utility company or radio station. This is the second year the center will bring a traveling AmeriTowne to Grand Junction — last year, the setup was at Colorado Mesa University. Young Americans Center spokeswoman Janet Redwine said... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction Rockies box, July 28, 2016Grand Junction Endoscopy,casual position,Mail or bring resume... CNAsFT, PT, P
Grand Junction Rockies box, July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Grand Junction Endoscopy,casual position,Mail or bring resume... CNAsFT, PT, PRN,Evening/Weekend ShiftsCurrent Colorado... RN Home Health- Part TimeProvide quality health care services to clie... Our current full-time openings include...- Medical... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, July 29, 2016 ■ Gaye A. Adams, 71, Grand Junction, died July 28, 2016, at her home. No ser
Death notices, July 29, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
■ Gaye A. Adams, 71, Grand Junction, died July 28, 2016, at her home. No services will take place. She owned a floral shop. Survivors include her husband, Don L.; two sons, Brian Kilgore of Grand Junction and Mike... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
DA: Birgfeld skull wrapped in duct tapefor the first time that Paige Birgfeld’s skull was wrapped in duct tape when hi
DA: Birgfeld skull wrapped in duct tape
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
for the first time that Paige Birgfeld’s skull was wrapped in duct tape when hikers discovered the skeletal remains of the Grand Junction woman in 2012. Birgfeld, a single mother who moonlighted as an escort in the Grand Junction area, disappeared... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Briefs, July 29, 2016crossing North 12th Street on Thursday night was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital w
Briefs, July 29, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
crossing North 12th Street on Thursday night was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with “serious injuries,” according to the Grand Junction Police Department. According to Police Department spokeswoman Heidi Davidson, the man was walking across... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, July 29, 2016in the car in the left lane were uninjured, the patrol said. The accident rema
Blotter, July 29, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
in the car in the left lane were uninjured, the patrol said. The accident remains under investigation. According to the Grand Junction Police Department: ■ Randy Aragon, 28, was cited on suspicion of shoplifting on July 23. ■ Paul Hunsicker,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Airline throws wingding to mark decade in valleygoal Cindy Jensen, left, was the first station leader for Allegiant Airline wh
Airline throws wingding to mark decade in valley
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
goal Cindy Jensen, left, was the first station leader for Allegiant Airline when the first Allegiant flight took off from Grand Junction Regional Airport in 2006. Here she meets Kip Turner, executive director of the airport, Thursday morning... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for July 29Colorado. He was born June 10, 1942, in Washington, D.C., to William Lowell an
Tributes for July 29
Greeley Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
Colorado. He was born June 10, 1942, in Washington, D.C., to William Lowell and Anna Mae (Smith) Heiny. Growing up in Grand Junction, he developed a love of golf, basketball and fried rolls from the Homestyle Bakery. He served as a paperboy... Read more
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CBS Denver
Opening Arguments Begin In Paige Birgfeld Murder TrialGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– Opening statements began on Thursday in the murde
Opening Arguments Begin In Paige Birgfeld Murder Trial
CBS Denver / Posted 13 hours ago
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– Opening statements began on Thursday in the murder trial of Paige Birgfeld, a single mother of three in Grand Junction. Lester Ralph Jones was arrested in November 2014 for the June 2007 murder of Birgfeld. Authorities... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trial begins in 2007 slaying of Grand Junction womandiscarded item as other searchers comb the hillside for evidence of missing mot
Trial begins in 2007 slaying of Grand Junction woman
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
discarded item as other searchers comb the hillside for evidence of missing mother Paige Birgfeld along Highway 50 south of Grand Junction, Colo. Nearly a decade after Birgfeld disappeared, a man, Lester Ralph Jones, is about to stand trial in her... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trial begins in 2007 slaying of Grand Junction womanOpening arguments are underway in the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and
Trial begins in 2007 slaying of Grand Junction woman
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 hours ago
Opening arguments are underway in the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a Grand Junction woman nearly a decade ago. The prosecution went first in laying out its evidence against Lester Ralph Jones after jurors were seated on... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Entertainment in Brief, July 29 Light Gives Heat seeks project funds Light Gives Heat, a media company creat
Entertainment in Brief, July 29
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Light Gives Heat seeks project funds Light Gives Heat, a media company created by Grand Junction residents Dave and Morgan Hansow, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its third season of the documentary show... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email Letters: July 28, 2016work on the public lands that make our community so unique. Partners has been m
Email Letters: July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
work on the public lands that make our community so unique. Partners has been mentoring youth and looking out for kids in Grand Junction for decades. To see such disregard for Partners and the WCCC hurt. The thieves broke into a trailer that was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man to serve at least 18 years in teen girlfriend's deathpolice arrested two ex-convicts on a fake tip. After they were cleared, police
Man to serve at least 18 years in teen girlfriend's death
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
police arrested two ex-convicts on a fake tip. After they were cleared, police circled back to Bagshaw, who had moved to Grand Junction, Colorado, with his family. Authorities say he lived a relatively normal teenage life in the more-than two... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Repeal, replace and rescue usa civil right, well that’s serious business. The Affordable Care Act — repeal,
Repeal, replace and rescue us
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
a civil right, well that’s serious business. The Affordable Care Act — repeal, replace and rescue us. Rick Wagner is a Grand Junction attorney who maintains a political blog, The War on Wrong. He can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Colorado voters should look before they leap into a presidential primaryThe meeting for Western Slope citizens will be this coming Saturday afternoon,
Colorado voters should look before they leap into a presidential primary
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The meeting for Western Slope citizens will be this coming Saturday afternoon, July 30, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Grand Junction City Hall. In considering ballot initiatives, voters need to not only read the entire proposal carefully but... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
July 28, 2016they raise the rates, change the plans or force certain doctors? Maybe clinics?
July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
they raise the rates, change the plans or force certain doctors? Maybe clinics? I’m not buying the hype. DAVID F. ZULIANGrand Junction Proposed roundabout in Redlands is impractical I’m writing in regard to the proposed roundabout at the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Timeout, July 27, 2016to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mail to Sports T
Timeout, July 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mail to Sports Timeout, The Daily Sentinel, P.O. Box 668, Grand Junction, 81502. Include a phone number to call for information. Items will not be taken over the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 27, 2016 Grand Junction Rockies pitcher Riley Pint tags out Great Falls’ Cory Zangari
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Grand Junction Rockies pitcher Riley Pint tags out Great Falls’ Cory Zangari as he tries to score Wednesday night in the second inning of the Rockies’ 6-3 loss to the Voyagers at Suplizio Field. Pint... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Pro-gas group prepares for battleChamber chief: Colorado needs robust industry The head of the Grand Junction A
Pro-gas group prepares for battle
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Chamber chief: Colorado needs robust industry The head of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce will help guide an organization that will take aim at anti-energy measures should any make the November... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Groomed for successSassy Sue at Liz’s Pampered Pet Parlor,2703 Highway 50 on Orachard Mesa Wednesd
Groomed for success
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Sassy Sue at Liz’s Pampered Pet Parlor,2703 Highway 50 on Orachard Mesa Wednesday When Zachary Hughes first moved to Grand Junction, he was struggling to find a regular place to sleep at night, much less thinking about what he wanted to do in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, July 28, 2016 ■ Larry E. Haas, 74, Grand Junction, died July 23, 2016, at his home. Servic
Death notices, July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
■ Larry E. Haas, 74, Grand Junction, died July 23, 2016, at his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at Living Hope Evangelical Free Church. He was a pastor. Survivors include his wife, Becky; three sons, Larry A.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Growth potentialColorado Rockies’ Dominican Summer League team as a shortstop and third baseman
Growth potential
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Colorado Rockies’ Dominican Summer League team as a shortstop and third baseman. When the 18-year-old was promoted to the Grand Junction Rockies, his height forced him to move to the outfield. The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez is still learning how to play in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Community help music to the ears of victimized band A Grand Junction band that had more than $20,000 in equipment stolen last wee
Community help music to the ears of victimized band
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A Grand Junction band that had more than $20,000 in equipment stolen last week on its fifth national tour is feeling the love from locals who are determined to help it bounce back. The High... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Copter issues scuttle I-70 workproblems aside, Wednesday’s work was a new experience for Kyle Lucas, who like
Copter issues scuttle I-70 work
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
problems aside, Wednesday’s work was a new experience for Kyle Lucas, who like Stepisnik works out of Yenter Companies’ Grand Junction office. Lucas was one of the crew who hooked the helicopter haul line to the loads on the truck in preparation... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, July 28, 2016Law enforcement seized more than 150 pounds of marijuana from the site, accordi
Blotter, July 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Law enforcement seized more than 150 pounds of marijuana from the site, according to earlier reports. According to the Grand Junction Police Department: ■ John McDugle, 55, was cited on suspicion of littering July 14; trespass on Saturday;... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
You Saw It, July 28Road. This photo was sent in by Leslie Freimuth. The Walnut Avenue neighbors h
You Saw It, July 28
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Road. This photo was sent in by Leslie Freimuth. The Walnut Avenue neighbors had a Neighbors Night Out on May 31 with a Grand Junction Fire Department fire engine, firefighters, police officers and Joker the police dog in attendance. Rosemary... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Pencils ready: School-supply shopping season has arrivednot have school supplies. They are literally picking up pencils in the hallway
Pencils ready: School-supply shopping season has arrived
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
not have school supplies. They are literally picking up pencils in the hallway so they have something to write with,” said Grand Junction mom Caroline Powell, who has volunteered at her children’s schools. If you would like to help out, donations... Read more
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Business Insurance
UnitedHealthcare buys Rocky Mountain Health PlansMinnesota. UnitedHealthcare Inc. has acquired Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a n
UnitedHealthcare buys Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
Minnesota. UnitedHealthcare Inc. has acquired Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a nonprofit insurance provider based in Grand Junction, Colorado. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to close by... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'This is not France, this is not California,'“Every day you are dealing with challenges we don’t even think about in Califor
'This is not France, this is not California,'
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
“Every day you are dealing with challenges we don’t even think about in California.” At a dinner sponsored by the Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau, Winiarski praised Colorado’s winemakers and grape growers. “To see what Colorado... Read more
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Business Insurance
UnitedHealthcare buys Rocky Mountain Health PlansUnitedHealthcare Inc. has acquired Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a nonprofit ins
UnitedHealthcare buys Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
UnitedHealthcare Inc. has acquired Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a nonprofit insurance provider based in Grand Junction, Colorado. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to close by year-end. UnitedHealthcare... Read more
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Summit Daily News
| SummitDaily.comCraig and on to Rifle. From Wolcott to Rifle, this detour is 204 miles and tak
| SummitDaily.com
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
Craig and on to Rifle. From Wolcott to Rifle, this detour is 204 miles and takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes. Drivers in Grand Junction can get to the Front Range by taking U.S. 50 east to U.S. 285 for drivers heading to Denver and to U.S. 24 for... Read more
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Payson Roundup
From outer space to inner spaceon May 22, 2016. Before coming to Mount Cross, he served the congregation of S
From outer space to inner space
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
on May 22, 2016. Before coming to Mount Cross, he served the congregation of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Grand Junction, Colo. as for interim pastor for two years. With Mount Cross, he is considered a “settled” pastor. While... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
5 more arrested, linked to drug ringDrug Enforcement Administration, the Western Colorado Drug Task Force, the 21st
5 more arrested, linked to drug ring
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Drug Enforcement Administration, the Western Colorado Drug Task Force, the 21st Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Grand Junction Police Department’s and Mesa County Sheriff’s Office’s street crimes units. Arrests began last week for the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
July 27, 2016It is best delivered person to person, or through non-profits (churches, Salvat
July 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
It is best delivered person to person, or through non-profits (churches, Salvation Army, Red Cross, etc.). ED ARNOSGrand Junction Compared to other countries, the U.S. is doing great My United States is doing very well, thank you!... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood Canyon to close as rock-catching fences are addedCraig and on to Rifle. From Wolcott to Rifle, this detour is 204 miles and tak
Glenwood Canyon to close as rock-catching fences are added
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Craig and on to Rifle. From Wolcott to Rifle, this detour is 204 miles and takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes. Drivers in Grand Junction can get to the Front Range by taking U.S. 50 east to U.S. 285 for drivers heading to Denver and to U.S. 24 for... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Colorado hunting group scheduled to meet Wednesdayto discuss the use of motorized vehicles in administration of wild horses in Co
Colorado hunting group scheduled to meet Wednesday
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
to discuss the use of motorized vehicles in administration of wild horses in Colorado from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, according to a news release. The BLM conducts a statewide public hearing to obtain... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Woman: Parks truck ran over her A Grand Junction Parks and Recreation employee who reportedly ran over a 37-y
Woman: Parks truck ran over her
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
A Grand Junction Parks and Recreation employee who reportedly ran over a 37-year-old woman with a city truck while she was sleeping on the ground Sunday evening in Whitman Park hasn’t been ticketed pending a police... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
SWAT team nabs 2 wanted in Utah slayingteam nabs 2 wanted in Utah slaying Two people wanted in connection with a murd
SWAT team nabs 2 wanted in Utah slaying
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
team nabs 2 wanted in Utah slaying Two people wanted in connection with a murder in Cedar City, Utah, were arrested in Grand Junction after a brief standoff Monday night, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Mark Mair, 27, and Elcha... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Monument 
fee meeting 
mostly quietMonument fee meeting mostly quiet Arlene Jackson of Colorado National Monument
Monument 
fee meeting 
mostly quiet
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Monument fee meeting mostly quiet Arlene Jackson of Colorado National Monument, left, speaks with Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau spokeswoman Mistalynn Meyerann during an open meeting by the National Park Service on Tuesday evening in the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Monsoon is likely to crest in Augustthe chances for moisture at least in southwest Colorado. Joe Ramey, a forecast
Monsoon is likely to crest in August
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
the chances for moisture at least in southwest Colorado. Joe Ramey, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said meteorologists generally agree that the region has had two monsoonal “pulses” so far this summer, one in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Raising coal leases would cost, county sayssaid. Though Mesa County has little coal, it serves as a center for the coal in
Raising coal leases would cost, county says
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
said. Though Mesa County has little coal, it serves as a center for the coal industry in Gunnison and Moffat counties. Grand Junction also is a commercial center for communities that serve coal mining, such as Delta County, which has seen the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, July 27, 2016Church. Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will fol
Death notices, July 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Church. Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery. ■ Tom Hall, 87, Grand Junction, died July 25, 2016. No services were provided. Survivors include his wife, Norma; two daughters, Debra Hall... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 26, 2016 Jensen Park slides into third base ahead of the baseball Tuesday night for a
Grand Junction Rockies recap, July 26, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Jensen Park slides into third base ahead of the baseball Tuesday night for a triple in the third inning of the Grand Junction Rockies’ 7-3 victory over Great Falls at Suplizio Field. Park went 3 for 3 in... Read more
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