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  1. Seven Junction wrestlers advance at state tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    SCOTT SCHLAUFMAN/Special to The Daily Sentinel Central's Dre Martinez takes Canon City's Shane Coffey to the mat Thursday night in a 132-pound match in the Class 4A state tournament at the Pepsi Center. Martinez won the first-round match 7-1.

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  2. Ethics beef against Scott dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    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 Twitter and Facebook. But Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, said he discussed the matter with Senate Majority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker, and Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, and the three agreed that there was no ethical violation that warranted an investigation.

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  3. Colorado bans solitary confinement for longer than 15 daysRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Inmates in state prisons can't be held in solitary confinement for more than 15 days, the Colorado Department of Corrections announced on Thursday in the latest effort to overhaul a practice criticized as "torture" by the agency's chief. The changes also require that inmates who are held in solitary confinement at the discretion of prison officials get at least four hours per day outside a cell for recreation or group classes.

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  4. Pols squabble before special session even startsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    While Democrats are saying the special session is needed for a very easy fix that shouldn't take long to do, Republicans are calling it much more than that. Last month, Gov. John Hickenlooper called for the session after several special districts around the state, particularly the larger ones in the Denver area, complained that a new law approved during this year's regular session was preventing them from collecting millions of dollars in recreational marijuana sales taxes.

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  5. Colorado theater shooter transferred to Pennsylvania prisonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The man who opened fire on a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver in 2012, killing 12 people and wounding 70 others, is being housed at a facility in Pennsylvania, the Federal Bureau of Prisons disclosed Thursday. James Holmes' location had been a tightly held secret after he was moved out of Colorado last year because he was attacked by another inmate.

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  6. Death Notices, Sept. 27, 2017Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Survivors include his wife, Gillian D.; one son, David of Rifle; two daughters, Donna Burkes of Rifle and Susan Baros of Sparks, Nevada; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Karen; one son, Christopher Rock of Grand Junction; and one brother, Scott Kimberlin of Canon City.

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  7. Death Notice, Sept. 21, 2017Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Survivors include his wife, Robin; one son, Troy of Grand Junction; one daughter, Tami Harold of Palisade; his mother, Helen Thye of Grand Junction; two brothers, Ed Thye of Grand Junction, and Jim Thye of Canon City; three sisters, Kathy Bishop of Grand Junction, Diana Baker of Clearwater, Florida, and Triva Noble of Denver; and four grandchildren.

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  8. 46 wild horses caught from Piceance herdRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday rounded up 46 wild horses as it began work on trying to remove up to 100 horses that have wandered outside the designated Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area. "One horse with a severe, pre-existing leg injury and infection was euthanized following the on-scene vet's recommendation," he said.

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  9. 3 Afghan prison workers missing during training in ColoradoRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Colorado officials say three Afghan prison workers in the United States for training are missing after failing to return from an organized trip. The guards are part of a group from Afghanistan being trained at the International Correctional Management Training Center in Canon City, which is run by the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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  10. GJ residents file ethics complaint against ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Three Grand Junction residents filed an ethics complaint Tuesday with the Colorado Senate against Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction. The three - Anne Landman, Claudette Konola and Martin Wiesiolek - have asked Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, to convene an ethics investigation of Scott.

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  11. Guv, GOP in dispute over panel appointeeRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Despite being rejected by the Colorado Senate to continue to serve on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Clifton resident Heidi Hess remains on the statewide panel that enforces anti-discrimination laws. Gov. John Hickenlooper chose to keep her on the commission, a move his office said is legal but one Senate Republicans question.

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  12. Guv ponders special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Even though he called the 2017 session of the Colorado Legislature the most productive since being in office, Gov. John Hickenlooper still is considering convening a special session as early as later this month. In comments to the media Thursday, the day after the session ended, the governor said he was disappointed in the amount of money the Legislature found for transportation, that several health care bills he favored didn't get approved, the Colorado Energy Office wasn't continued, and broadband for rural areas of the state wasn't addressed adequately.

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  13. Man who died while rafting in southern Colorado drownedRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Fremont County coroner's office has ruled that a man drowned after he was tossed into the water while rafting on the Arkansas River in southern Colorado. The accident was reported near the Sunshine Rapid on Sunday afternoon, and the man died at the scene.

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  14. Bill for road tax ballot measure dies in SenateRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Its fate was well known long before the Senate Finance Committee started its work Tuesday. A measure to ask voters for permission to raise sales taxes to fund transportation projects is dead, at least in the Legislature.

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  15. Deal struck on lawsuits for defects in buildingsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    After several years of working on it, legislators from both sides of the political aisle have come together on a bill dealing with construction defect lawsuits. The issue, one that lawmakers have struggled with for more than a decade, has swung back and forth over the years, creating a situation that caused developers to build fewer multifamily homes, such as condominiums and apartment complexes, for fear of lawsuits over defects in construction.

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  16. Two sides far apart in freeing up state transportation fundsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A game of chicken is going on in the Colorado Legislature over a measure to help fund transportation projects and help free up money in the state's budget for other programs, and rural hospitals are caught in the middle. The battle has even claimed its first victim, the virtual death of a separate measure to ask voters to raise sales taxes to fund transportation projects.

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  17. This Week in the Legislature, April 17, 2017Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Debate over the state's proposed $26.8 billion budget was delayed last week because of ongoing negotiations over two measures designed to bring more money into play. One is HB1242, introduced by House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, as a compromise measure to raise sales taxes to fund transportations projects and simultaneously lower vehicle registration fees used for the same purpose.

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