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  1. Student Spotlight, July 6, 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Whitney Ravan of Whitewater graduated on May 9 with a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Capri Rino of Grand Junction was named to the spring 2015 chancellor's list and dean's list at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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  2. Fireworks cause of brush fire, officials sayRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Fireworks are to blame for a brush fire that burned a field on Chestnut Drive in Grand Junction on Saturday night. The fire at 2618 Chestnut Drive was reported at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, originally as a structure fire, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department.

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  3. GJ stumbles at OgdenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Sundays continue to be a problem for the Grand Junction Rockies, who dropped a 12-2 decision at Ogden, their third straight loss on a Sunday. In three Sunday games, the Rockies have been outscored 52-9, losing two games by 10 runs and another by 23. This time, a combination of walks and failing to hit with runners in scoring position did in Grand Junction , who fell three games behind Orem in the Pioneer League South Division at the midway point of the first half.

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  4. Blotter, July 6, 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Crime Stoppers of Mesa County is asking for help in finding a pair who left Famous Dave's restaurant without paying for their meal. Shortly after 7 p.m. April 1, Grand Junction police responded to Famous Dave's, 2440 U.S. Highway 6 & 50, on a report of two people who exited the restaurant without paying and left the area in a silver two-door sedan.

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  5. Local briefs, July 6, 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... The discussion will be led by Bennett Boeschenstein and Duane Butcher. Boeschenstein, a current member of the Grand Junction City Council, is a retired urban planner who worked for local governments for more than 30 years. He also served as a Peace ...

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  6. Oil tanker crash spilled oil near Colorado River, closes I-70Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... less than a quarter mile from the Colorado River, Sutherland said, but oil did not reach the river. A Grand Junction hazardous materials team was handling cleanup along I-70 Sunday night. At 8:50 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation ...

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  7. Officials confirm fire on Chestnut Drive was caused by fireworks, neighbors still in shockRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    ... land firefighting. They knew how to get ahead of the fire and knock it down," said Shawn Montgomery with the Grand Junction Fire Department. One woman says if it hadn't been for her neighbors' quick thinking, the fire would have burned her parents' ...

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  8. Veteran's Art Center opens art classes to the public in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    The Veteran's Art Center in Grand Junction is opening its doors to the public. An artist from Gunnison is in town to teach 3 and 5 day classes over the next two weeks.

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  9. Authors School presents new webinar: Face-To-Face Networking by Kathy CondonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... connections. This webinar holds the key to understanding face-to-face networking. PRLog - July 5, 2015 - GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Do you know how to understand immediately who you should approach at a gathering? Kathy Condon can tell you how to ...

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  10. Colorado's Mesa County Fair continues community tradition July 14-18Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Grand Junction Free Press

    ... a carnival, car show, and 4-H fair, all held at Mesa County Fairgrounds. It is located at 2785 Highway 50 in Grand Junction. "The fairgrounds have new facilities; so if fair goers have any idea of what the fair is usually like, it has probably ...

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  11. Colorado Supreme Court to review bridge feeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... registrations are renewed each year. That fee ranges from $13 to $32 depending on a vehicle's weight. The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1dG1A4M ) that plaintiffs say the fee is actually a tax and therefore violates the ...

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  12. Printed Letters: July 5, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to it. Now, I ask, shouldn't our taxes (income and sales) provide these provisions for the citizens of Grand Junction? Why should the buyer have to supply a fire hydrant and two acre's length of pipe? It all seems absurd. They just want to buy a ...

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  13. City needs clean start on resignation voteRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Grand Junction City Council is giving itself a "do-over" on Monday as penance for violating the state's Open Meetings Law in the course of formulating a response to Rich Englehart's resignation. On the advice of City Attorney John Shaver, council members are holding a special meeting to explain to the public the reasons behind their June 24 vote to pay Englehart $127,000 in severance as part of accepting his conditional resignation.

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  14. Horseman's Hall of Fame calls Haven, HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Horseman's Hall of Fame. Dr. Harral Haven was a force to be reckoned with in the Arabian horse world. The Grand Junction physician and his wife, Martha, helped found the Western Colorado Arabian Horse Club in this area in the 1960s. Less than two ...

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  15. Your Town, July 5, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... open at 6:30 p.m., free salsa dance lessons will be at 7 p.m., and the concert is at 7:30 p.m. Rotary Club of Grand Junction has given more than $108,000 in funds recently, putting it first in its district for giving. First all-Rotary event on the ...

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  16. Buy now, save laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... state tax incentive program that not enough local businesses are using, said Diane Schwenke, president of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. Qualified businesses that spend more than $1 million on equipment and add at least one full-time ...

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  17. Traffic Alert, July 5, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... scheduled to be completed by Friday. Chip and Seal: E 1/2 Road, 30 Road east to 2014 overlay; Orchard Avenue, Grand Junction city limit at 2865 Orchard Avenue, east to 29 Road. Granite Springs Subdivision : Granite Parkway, 28 1/2 Road east to Grand ...

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  18. Patriotic parade rallies big crowdRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... giant animal once stood at 12th Street and Patterson Road to advertise the location of Prime Cut, a popular Grand Junction steak house for close to 40 years. The bull brought back memories, but plenty of active business and nonprofit organizations ...

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  19. Brush fire threatens structures Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Drive, but no injuries or burned structures were reported, said John Williams, battalion chief for the Grand Junction Fire Department. Firefighters from Clifton, the Lower Valley and Palisade were on scene helping Grand Junction Fire Department ...

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  20. You Said It, July 5, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Out with this City Council and in with a new one. Do you think it would be possible to find some honest people to serve in this city? So John Shaver and the Grand Junction City Council join Lois Lerner and the IRS and Hillary Clinton and the State Department in either concealing illegal activity or demonstrating a level of incompetency that would get a private sector employee fired.

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