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  1. Pins, forfeits carry Central past FruitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Fruita Monument's Ty Walker works on turning Central's Josh Mottillo on Wednesday might during the 152-pound match. Walker won 9-7, one of seven wins by the Wildcats, but the Warriors won the dual 42-36.

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  2. Wells unhappy with poor first half in Wildcatsa winRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Despite a 60-38 victory for the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team over Central on Tuesday night, Wildcats coach Michael Wells wasn't thrilled with the result. Central seized a 6-2 lead on Fruita Monument early in the SWL opener for both teams and Wells said if it weren't for some timely transition offense, the Wildcats would have been down at halftime.

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    Tuesday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Central's Koby Steves drives past Fruita Monument's Ryan Biggs on Tuesday night in the second half of the Warriors' 46-42 victory. Steves scored five points as Central won its Southwestern League opener.

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  4. Not the first rodeo for two separate DUI suspectsRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... from Mesa County dating back to 1986, the report said. In a third unrelated case, 32-year-old Kyle Dean Leach of Fruita was advised of a felony DUI charge as well Tuesday. He was originally arrested shortly after midnight June 18 after a Fruita ...

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  5. Condos in the Reed Building offer classic style, modern convenienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... its most recent renovation, was the Museum of the West Dinosaur Museum, before the museum moved into a bigger home in Fruita. It was never a residential building, but when Shane Burton and his partners purchased the building in the early 2000s, he ...

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  6. She'll be standing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Fruita Police Chief Judy Macy has served in law enforcement since 1988. She came to Fruita as a patrol sergeant in 2002 and has served as chief of police for three years.

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  7. Weather service: Dense fog could return to Grand Valley todayRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Weather-watchers at the local office of the National Weather Service today have issued a dense fog advisory that includes the cities of Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade. The warning is in effect until 2 p.m. Forecasters said fog could impact portions of Interstate 70, specifically in areas from Mack east into the Grand Junction area.

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  8. Blotter, Jan. 13, 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... extortionist threatened one of the 17-year-old's friends in the same way; that victim reported the incident to the Fruita Police Department, the report said. Someone stole property worth less than $500 from a vehicle in the 300 block of W. Valley ...

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  9. Tigers show their grappling teeth in big win over 'CatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Grand Junction's Angelo Guillen takes down Fruita Monument's Tayton Skufca on Thursday night in the 113-pound match. Guillen pinned Skufca in 59 seconds as the Tigers cruised to a 60-17 victory.

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  10. You Saw It, Jan. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... a donation for $500 on Nov. 16. The funds were proceeds from Peterson Plumbing's Spot the Pink Truck Campaign. The Fruita Troupers - Ellie Wood, Joyce Gilloly, Daph Blankenship and Peg Burris - won the gold medal in line dancing at the Moab Senior ...

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  11. Email Letters: January 11, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... stores. Then there's Lithic Bookstore and Gallery, which publishes poetry and has become a cool community center in Fruita. These and other cultural assets make the valley an appealing place to visit and reside. Many cities in America would be ...

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  12. Weather service: Dense fog an issue though the morningRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The local office of the National Weather Services has issued a dense fog advisory for areas including Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade. The advisory is in effect until 11 a.m., when weather watchers expect visibility to improve and the fog to burn off.

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  13. Avalanches close I-70, Colorado mountain roads; snow and ice make driving treacherousRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | LongmontFYI

    ... the back of a tractor-trailer, closing I-70 westbound from exit 15 to the Utah border. Drivers are advised to exit at Fruita. The eastbound lanes remain open. I70 westbound closure moving to Exit 15 Slick and LoVis conditions! This will be a ...

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  14. Westbound I-70 closed at Fruita as ice covers roads againRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Westbound Interstate 70 is closed at the Fruita exit this morning as ice and fog have created treacherous driving conditions this morning in the Grand Valley. Multiple semi tractor-trailers and passengers cars were involved in accidents early this morning on I-70 east of the state line, including a reported five-car pileup.

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  15. 'Days of Action' poised to begin Jan. 16Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 7 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... in the Colorado Mesa University ballroom. Jan. 18 - Readings at Lithic Bookstore & Gallery, 138 S. Park Square in Fruita, starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19 - Women's Roundtable for Reproductive Rights. Begins at 5:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist ...

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  16. Death notices, Jan. 7, 2017Read the original story

    Friday Jan 6 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Survivors include his wife, Deborah; one son, Michael Shay Dixon; six daughters, Hope Brown of Fruita, Sky Oh of Rancho Cucamonga, California, Shirley Thomas, and Jenny Brown, both of Las Vegas, Nevada, Teseia Whiteleather of Ogden, Utah, and Christy Brown of Phoenix; one brother, John Alan Brown of Fairbanks, Alaska; two sisters, Judy Williams of Olathe, and Glenda Gallegos of Delta; and 20 grandchildren.

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  17. Quarter-cent sales-tax issue on ballotRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... city said it compared the sales tax rates of 25 comparable cities and the average rate is 3.3 percent. For example, Fruita, Delta and Palisade have rates of 3 percent; Montrose's rate is at 3.3 percent. If approved, in the first year after it goes ...

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  18. 38 special: Van Hoose topples Garner-Orr in 138-pound finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Fruita Monument's Daniel Van Hoose gets Central's Riley Garner-Orr onto his back Wednesday night in the 138-pound championship match at the Jackpot Duals. Van Hoose used a late takedown to win 6-1.

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  19. Biz Buzz: Jan. 5, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... and Sara Martz opened the franchise that originated in Fort Myers, Florida, and then opened other locations in Fruita, Rifle and Glenwood Springs. While the Glenwood Springs location eventually closed, the other locations are "thriving," Roedder ...

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  20. Body found on Sunday ID'd as Fruita womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A woman whose body was found in an irrigation canal on Orchard Mesa on New Year's Day has been identified as 28-year-old Lydia Hershberger of Fruita. The Mesa County Coroner's Office announced Tuesday that while the cause and manner of death are pending toxicology reports, there doesn't appear to be anything suspicious regarding the circumstances of Hershberger's death.

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