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The Daily Sentinel
Two Rivers, Las Colonias 
projects take step forwardColonias Business Park and Two Rivers Convention Center projects cleared a smal
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Colonias Business Park and Two Rivers Convention Center projects cleared a small but significant hurdle last week when the Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority voted to endorse a resolution to take on more than $19 million in loans for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'We love her'‘We love her’Jean Ann Acton's joy, mischievous humor delights kids, caregivers
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
‘We love her’Jean Ann Acton's joy, mischievous humor delights kids, caregivers At 85 years young, Jean Ann Acton of Grand Junction is still full of life. She’s known for her positive, joyful personality and dedication to her jobs.. Jean Ann Acton... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Your Town, Oct. 22, 2017my dear friend and co-worker, Cathy, who lost her dad this past week. May you f
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
my dear friend and co-worker, Cathy, who lost her dad this past week. May you forever treasure the memories). The annual Grand Junction Stand Down for homeless and at-risk veterans will be from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
You Said It, Oct. 22, 2017Do you leave the scene of an accident? Don’t worry, the cameras on the school b
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Do you leave the scene of an accident? Don’t worry, the cameras on the school bus will tell the story. Why is the Grand Junction City Council giving hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to CMU while the local school district has so... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Traffic Alert, Oct. 22, 2017 Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions ■ Riverside Parkway Access Improvements at Jarvis Subdivision: Eastbound Riverside Parkway... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, Oct. 22, 2017and four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions to the Roice-Hurst
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
and four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions to the Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 362 28 Road, Grand Junction 81501 or HopeWest, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506. ■ Judy Ann Page, 68, Grand Junction, died Oct.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Cross Orchards 
shows a simple 
(but not easy)
 way of lifeDay on the Farm event hosted by the Museums of Western Colorado at the historic
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Day on the Farm event hosted by the Museums of Western Colorado at the historic Cross Orchards farm off 30 Road. Members of Grand Junction Boy Scout Troop 353 Duncan Winters and Raistlin Jorgensen wrestled to turn a rod that worked to pulverize... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Juvenile identities protected under lawand charged didn’t get much attention,” Roberts wrote on his organization’s blo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
and charged didn’t get much attention,” Roberts wrote on his organization’s blog Oct. 9 in a posting that referenced one Grand Junction case covered by The Daily Sentinel. Currently, Mesa County has several high-profile juvenile defendants who... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, Oct. 22, 2017Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overea
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496. Grand Junction Chess Club, 6:30–10:30 p.m. Mondays, Starbucks, in the Safeway store, Patterson and 29 roads, players of all... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Airport board 
seeking purpose 
for crude edificefor crude edifice Completing its unfinished administration building without he
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
for crude edifice Completing its unfinished administration building without help is an idea that simply won’t fly, the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority Board concluded, so the board is seeking a public-private partnership that would... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
An 'avoidable crisis'they don’t want to participate. Colorado’s new orphan well initiative has caug
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
they don’t want to participate. Colorado’s new orphan well initiative has caught the attention of state Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, and state Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale. They have pressed the oil and gas commission for details about the... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Mavs host MLB scout daywas the first time Willy's Wild Carvings was there. Some local law enforcement
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 4 hours ago
was the first time Willy's Wild Carvings was there. Some local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped to serve people eating at Red Robin in Grand Junction, all in an effort to raise money for the Special Oly... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
CMU Women's Volleyball: Lady Mavs sweep S.D. Mineswas the first time Willy's Wild Carvings was there. Some local law enforcement
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 4 hours ago
was the first time Willy's Wild Carvings was there. Some local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped to serve people eating at Red Robin in Grand Junction, all in an effort to raise money for the Special Oly... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
CMU Football: Mavs score 70, defeat Adams St.local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped t
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 5 hours ago
local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped to serve people eating at Red Robin in Grand Junction, all in an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics. Highlights and scores from week eight of the high... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Pumpkin carving with a twistlocal law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped t
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 5 hours ago
local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped to serve people eating at Red Robin in Grand Junction, all in an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics. Highlights and scores from week eight of the high... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Law enforcement officers answer new call on Saturdaylocal law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped t
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 5 hours ago
local law enforcement officers took on a different call Saturday. They helped to serve people eating at Red Robin in Grand Junction, all in an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics. Colorado Mesa scored a season-high ten touchdowns... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Colorado wildlife rehabilitation center having busy year with bearsGRAND JUNCTION (AP) — It’s a busy year, but a bear-able year so far, for Nanci
The Aspen Times / Posted 10 hours ago
GRAND JUNCTION (AP) — It’s a busy year, but a bear-able year so far, for Nanci Limbach’s wildlife rehabilitation center southwest of Silt, where bringing up young bruins and getting them back where they belong can be a big part of the job. But with... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Time for an extra dose of fertilizernitrogen fertilizer on in June. Dennis Hill is the nursery manager at Bookclif
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
nitrogen fertilizer on in June. Dennis Hill is the nursery manager at Bookcliff Gardens, bookcliffgardens.com. Send questions to Bookcliff Gardens, 755 26 Road, Grand Junction 81506; or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email addre... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Local Briefs, Oct. 21, 2017Class IV: Fruita Monument High School, first place; Montrose High School, secon
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
Class IV: Fruita Monument High School, first place; Montrose High School, second; Central High School, third; and Grand Junction High School, fourth. All four District 51 marching bands qualified for the state championship later this... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Still nonexistent, 
entirely implausible 
future technologywith the crazy talk of colonizing space. Colonizing Mars? How about trying the
Aspen Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
with the crazy talk of colonizing space. Colonizing Mars? How about trying the moon first, or even the space between Grand Junction and Salt Lake City. One hundred years from now, hopefully Aspen will be a safe haven from the space-age... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Tucker scores 3 TDs as 'Dogs rout Huskiesagainst Central (1-14, 0-8 SWL). Max Wilson scored four goals to lead the Demo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
against Central (1-14, 0-8 SWL). Max Wilson scored four goals to lead the Demons (10-2-2, 6-1-1), who finished tied with Grand Junction (12-2-1, 6-1-1) atop the SWL. The two teams split their matches against each other, but Durango won the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Nurses come to island's aidby unsanitary conditions. In the weeks after hurricanes Irma and Maria hammere
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
by unsanitary conditions. In the weeks after hurricanes Irma and Maria hammered Puerto Rico in September, three workers at Grand Junction’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center arrived to help out where they could. On Friday, registered nurse Nona... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Boosters raise cash for Boys, Girls Clubat this point is to have the program up and running by August 2018, according t
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
at this point is to have the program up and running by August 2018, according to Donna Whetstone, the chairwoman of the Grand Junction Boys & Girls Club board. The core group of organizers is led by Whetstone, who has worked for District 51 for... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Yellow Jackets fall in three to Mesato 3-18 on the year and 1-9 in conference play. The Hardrockers are back in act
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
to 3-18 on the year and 1-9 in conference play. The Hardrockers are back in action Saturday challenging Colorado Mesa in Grand Junction, Colo. Chadron State falls in 5 to Highlands Chadron State College volleyball took a 2-1 lead into set four,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Heavy equipment near Redlands development damaged by vandalismTuesday by someone who poured concrete into some of the machines’ exhausts, acc
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Tuesday by someone who poured concrete into some of the machines’ exhausts, according to an incident report from the Grand Junction Police Department. According to police, an employee with Professional Pipeline and Concrete discovered the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Sister suspects foul play in deathare trying to piece together a timeline and the circumstances surrounding what
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
are trying to piece together a timeline and the circumstances surrounding what led to Ramsey’s disappearance and death. Anyone who knew Ramsey in the Past few years is asked to call Grand Junction Police Detective Ed Presco... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Two children's bodies in Norwood ID'dID’d The victims of a double homicide found in a field near Norwood are the da
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
ID’d The victims of a double homicide found in a field near Norwood are the daughters of a woman who was apprehended in Grand Junction after their bodies were found in September. Authorities confirmed the bodies have been identified as Makayla... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Let go of those old Legosat Colorado Mesa’s University Center, the John McConnell Math and Science Cente
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
at Colorado Mesa’s University Center, the John McConnell Math and Science Center, Mesa County Libraries Central and Fruita branches, the Western Colorado Community Foundation, and Central, Fruita Monument, Grand Junction and Palisade high s... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter: Oct. 21, 2017contact a local law enforcement agency, or dial 911. A wanted poster for Marin
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
contact a local law enforcement agency, or dial 911. A wanted poster for Marin indicates he may be armed. According to the Grand Junction Police Department: ■ Trina Guillen, 41, was cited on suspicion of shoplifting on Tuesday. ■ Christopher... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Enviros protest lease auctions for gas drillingof the Shale Ridges and Canyons master leasing plan that was a part of the reso
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of the Shale Ridges and Canyons master leasing plan that was a part of the resource management plan adopted by the BLM’s Grand Junction Field Office in 2015. Officials at the BLM’s state office in Lakewood are reviewing the protests and will... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood remembers native son, cowboy doctor Jim WeaverWeavers eventually relocated to Fruita, where he raised buffalo and started Roc
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
Weavers eventually relocated to Fruita, where he raised buffalo and started Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Group in Grand Junction. He was involved in numerous medical organizations, including serving as president of the Western Orthopaedic... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Norwood Double Homicide Girls Id'dtold our crews he wants TO GET YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE ELECTION PROCESS, S
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted yesterday
told our crews he wants TO GET YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE ELECTION PROCESS, SO HE also VISITED the POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB AT C-M-U during his trip. colorado secretary of state wayne williams talking shop at a g-o-p luncheon in grand junction tod... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Most Spooktacular Costumes In GJtold our crews he wants TO GET YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE ELECTION PROCESS, S
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted yesterday
told our crews he wants TO GET YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE ELECTION PROCESS, SO HE also VISITED the POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB AT C-M-U during his trip. colorado secretary of state wayne williams talking shop at a g-o-p luncheon in grand junction tod... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, Oct. 21, 2017Wesley John Harlan, 94, Clifton, died Oct. 18, 2017, in Clifton. Services will
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Wesley John Harlan, 94, Clifton, died Oct. 18, 2017, in Clifton. Services will take place at 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Grand Junction Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was the owner of Wes Harlan Trucking. Survivors include his wife, Joann;... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
VA Volunteers Back From Puerto Ricoran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone fo
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted yesterday
ran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone for the rest of the game. The Indians hand Grand Junction their seventh straight loss of the season with the 49-0 victory on Thursday. MESA COUNTY OPIOID DEATH RATES... Read more
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CBS Denver
Children Found Dead On Farm Are Daughters Of Suspectof Nashika Bramble, 36, who is jailed under a felony charge of child abuse resu
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
of Nashika Bramble, 36, who is jailed under a felony charge of child abuse resulting in death. Bramble was arrested in Grand Junction the day after the discovery of the girls’ bodies. Authorities estimated at that time the children may have... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
October 20, 2017bigger point. Everyone I know wants Clifton to “own up” and vote themselves to
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
bigger point. Everyone I know wants Clifton to “own up” and vote themselves to become a city that takes care of themselves. Grand Junction, the sheriff’s department, fire and rescue and the county’s resources are stretched thin already before even... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Weather Forecastran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone fo
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted yesterday
ran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone for the rest of the game. The Indians hand Grand Junction their seventh straight loss of the season with the 49-0 victory on Thursday. MESA COUNTY OPIOID DEATH RATES... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
October 20, 2017don’t depend on empty symbolism; let your message be clear and breathe life and
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
don’t depend on empty symbolism; let your message be clear and breathe life and hope for a weary nation. TIMOTHY KINGGrand Junction Sentinel was wrong to depict Clifton as a nest of crime I read your front-page article in the Oct. 15... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter: Oct. 20, 2017who said the 21-year-old defendant should serve prison time for his role in a t
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
who said the 21-year-old defendant should serve prison time for his role in a tense standoff that ended only when a Grand Junction police officer shot Camacho in the hand. Camacho was re-arrested early Thursday morning after a man reported... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Briefs, Oct. 20, 2017later died at the hospital. The coroner has ruled his death an accident. Liquo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
later died at the hospital. The coroner has ruled his death an accident. Liquor licensee training available The city of Grand Junction is offering free training for liquor licensees (owners), their managers and employees, from 5–7 p.m.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Three Central runners advance to state cross country race5A region 2 race in Northglenn. Her time of 19 minutes, 7 seconds was 35 second
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
5A region 2 race in Northglenn. Her time of 19 minutes, 7 seconds was 35 seconds behind Isalina Colsman of Regis Jesuit. Grand Junction freshman Mandy Moran placed 25th with a time of 20:50. Fruita Monument’s top finisher was Taylor Kincaid in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Indians too much for young Tigers Grand Junction quarterback Clay Payne throws a pass Thursday night in the fir
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Grand Junction quarterback Clay Payne throws a pass Thursday night in the first half of the Tigers’ 49-0 loss to Loveland at Stocker Stadium. Payne threw for 29 yards and was intercepted once in the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Big run in fourth set lifts GJ volleyball team past CentralHigh School’s volleyball team did everything it could Thursday to re-create the
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
High School’s volleyball team did everything it could Thursday to re-create the result of its previous matchup against Grand Junction. This time, the Tigers made sure the match went in their favor. Lexi Wright had a match-high 14 kills and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep football box, Oct. 19, 2017 Loveland 49, Grand Junction 0 Thursday at Stocker Stadium Loveland 14 21 7
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Loveland 49, Grand Junction 0 Thursday at Stocker Stadium Loveland 14 21 7 7 — 49 Grand Junction 0 0 0 0 — 0 L — Isaiah Meyers 75 run (Cody Rakowsky kick) L — Meyers 69 pass from Riley Kinney (Rakowsky kick) L... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Help blossoms for two candidatescontributors include current and former elected officials such as former state
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
contributors include current and former elected officials such as former state school board member Marcia Neal, former Grand Junction City Councilor Marty Chazen and Mesa County Commissioners Rose Pugliese and Scott McInnis. Keenan’s largest... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Man to get jail time for illegal marijuana salesdrug felony, which carries with it a mandatory prison sentence. She is awaiting
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
drug felony, which carries with it a mandatory prison sentence. She is awaiting sentencing. Richardson, represented by Grand Junction attorney Andrew Nolan, fared slightly better. A jury acquitted him of the level one drug felony, as well as of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Ethics beef against Scott dismissedas “not meritorious” an ethics complaint filed against Sen. Ray Scott. The com
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
as “not meritorious” an ethics complaint filed against Sen. Ray Scott. The complaint asked the Senate to investigate the Grand Junction Republican for blocking three Grand Valley residents from one or more of his social media accounts, such as... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, Oct. 20, 2017 ■ Sarah Bernadette Maillet, 34, Grand Junction, died Oct. 15, 2017, in Glenwo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
■ Sarah Bernadette Maillet, 34, Grand Junction, died Oct. 15, 2017, in Glenwood Springs. Services will take place at a later date. Survivors include one son, Jordan; one daughter, Sydney; her father, Bob Maillet of... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Indians show no love to Tigersran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone fo
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 2 days ago
ran it 75 yards for the score in the first play of the game setting the tone for the rest of the game. The Indians hand Grand Junction their seventh straight loss of the season with the 49-0 victory on Thursday. Tope Elementary Students are... Read more
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