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  1. Accident near Norwood kills 7-year-old boy, injures threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    This 2005 Ford Explorer veered off Colorado Highway 145 Sunday night in San Miguel Canyon, killing a 7-year-old Norwood boy and seriously injuring three of the other four occupants of the vehicle. A nasty one-vehicle crash involving five occupants on Colorado Highway 145 on Sunday night claimed the life of a 7-year-old Norwood boy and sent his mother and two other people to the hospital with serious injuries, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office.


  2. 7-year-old Norwood boy dies in Sunday night crashRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A nasty one-vehicle crash on Colorado Highway 145 on Sunday night claimed the life of a seven-year-old Norwood boy and sent his mother to a Grand Junction hospital with serious injuries. Several others in the 2005 Ford Explorer also were injured and taken to hospitals for treatment.


  3. Child killed, three badly hurt in accident near NorwoodRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A 6-year-old boy was killed and three others were seriously injured in a one-car accident outside Norwood Sunday evening, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened just before 6:30 p.m. when a Ford sport-utility vehicle heading east on Colorado Highway 145 went off the roadway in the San Miguel Canyon, traveled 20 feet down an embankment and struck a tree.


  4. Valley should continue to diversify economyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    As a fourth generation native of the Grand Valley, I grew up surrounded by the vast open spaces and iconic landscapes that is our western slope of Colorado. As a member of the Outdoor Recreation Coalition and COPMOBA, I've seen first-hand the benefits that public lands bring to local communities and businesses.


  5. Email Letters: August 3, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    I am relieved that the Grand Junction City Council has decided to take some time to study and reconsider its plan to take over broadband service delivery in the city. The whole idea seemed ill advised from the beginning.


  6. Outdoors briefs, July 16, 2016Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison national forests will close a section of the 47 Trail located on the south end of the Uncompahgre Plateau because of logging operations in the area. Approximately two miles of the trail located off the Divide Road and north to the Lockhart Road will be closed while the project continues.


  7. Religion Briefs, July 2, 2016Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Aaron English and Jessa Young will perform special music during the Sunday service at Two Rivers Center for Spiritual Living, 251 Colorado Ave. The duo will also present a concert at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. Concert admission is by donation.


  8. Get Out! Not middle of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The RAT trails at Ridgway State Park are fun and challenging. The climbing isn't difficult and there are fast downhill trails that provide thrills a rider will want to do over and over.


  9. San Miguel Sheriff: Raft guide's CPR saves drowning Texas womanRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Telluride-area raft guide conducted CPR to help save the life of a 52-year-old Texas woman who was thrown from a raft on a trip down the San Miguel River this morning. According to Susan Lilly, a spokeswoman for the San Miguel Sheriff's Office, the woman was suffering from hypothermia and had stopped breathing but regained consciousness after a raft guide performed a couple cycles of CPR.


  10. Catch a fish, help a fishRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Colorado anglers will have a chance to win boats and fishing gear at two upcoming fishing tournaments sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The fishing tournaments are free and open to anyone with a 2016 Colorado fishing license.


  11. Humans of western ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Humans of western Colorado is modeled after a blog called Humans of New York. The creator visits with random people on the streets, interacting with regular folks and seeing what comes from a brief interaction.


  12. Outside Briefs, May 21, 2016Read the original story

    May 21, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for trail maintenance by the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District. Work will involve moving large rocks and replacing a concrete foundation for a handrail below the staircase section of the trail.


  13. Briefs, April 29, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Because of predicted rainy weather, the German American Club has cancelled the Maifest/Maitanz Celebration, which was planned for Sunday, at Edgewater Brewery. A staffer for U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will hold office hours in Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties in May. Tipton's staff will be assist residents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, veterans affairs, the Bureau of Land Management, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Internal Revenue Service.


  14. Senate OKs bill to speed export of natural gasRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure passed by the U.S. Senate would speed the handling of U.S. Department of Energy permits for the export of natural gas to nations that don't have free-trade agreements with the United States. The provision is among several with implications for western Colorado included in the energy bill approved by the Senate.


  15. Religion Briefs, April 16. 2016Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    In an effort to see God work in a healing and restoring way in the nation, Clifton Christian Church invites the community to attend an hour of prayer beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, at the church, 3241 F 1/4 Road. The time of prayer will focus on "inviting God into the process of choosing our new leaders," a news release said.


  16. Man cited in accident that killed Ouray copRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The elderly man who allegedly caused the crash that killed Ouray Police Officer Scott Mills earlier this month has been cited for his responsibility in the incident. Mills was riding his motorcycle off-duty on March 14 on U.S. Highway 550 when he was struck from behind by a truck driven by 78-year-old Robert Demid of Ridgway when he slowed to make a left-hand turn, according to the Colorado State Patrol.


  17. Ouray sergeant killed in off-duty traffic accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Ouray Police Department officer who earned a reputation as a calm and bright leader despite just a couple of years with the department was killed Monday while riding his motorcycle off-duty. Sgt. Scott Mills, 51, was driving his 2015 Honda motorcycle on U.S. Highway 550 about 2:15 p.m., when he slowed to make a turn onto Ouray County Road 3A and was struck from behind, according to the Colorado State Patrol.


  18. Forget raking leaves, here's your guide to spring breakRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Spring break is 10 days away, but you don't have to travel to some far off exotic destination when there is plenty to do right here in your own backyard. I mean that literally.


  19. Blotter, Feb. 11, 2016Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A drug buy of a half-ounce of methamphetamine in July by the Western Colorado Drug Task Force was facilitated by two people now charged with distribution level charges of the drug. Jerry Lee Giron, 55, and Margie Rose Ruiz, 50, appeared before a judge Wednesday and are each accused of distribution of a schedule II controlled substance, a level two felony, and conspiracy to distribute, a level three felony crime.


  20. U.S. Forest Service aims to protect ranchRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The pristine views, forest and abundant wildlife at a 2,448-acre ranch in Ridgway will be preserved for generations to come through a conservation easement recently secured by the U.S. Forest Service. Privately owned Sawtooth Mountain Ranch includes water rights to 11 springs and more than 20 ponds and has views of Mount Sneffels, Cimarron Ridge and Ridgway State Park.


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