Drilling rigs vs. wildlife?

Tease Image
Photo by Dennis Webb

WPX Energy is drilling on this pad within sight of Interstate 70 just inside the border of the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area west of New Castle. Colorado Parks and Wildlife doesn’t own the mineral rights for the wildlife area. Photo by Dennis Webb


State, industry work to minimize impacts

The recent start of drilling in the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area by a rig readily visible from Interstate 70 is renewing concern about oil and gas development there, while serving as a reminder that the state doesn’t own the mineral rights beneath it.

Udall: Monument designation for Vermillion Basin not in works

The Vermillion Basin of northwest Colorado, which has been set aside from drilling for natural gas hidden beneath, is absent from any plans by the Obama administration for national designation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said.


  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    072314 gunner1 tease

    Choosing new sheriff candidate, a look at the B-29, mural on south 5th Street.

  • Photo Gallery
    B29 Superfortress
    072314 Wylie tease pic

    Veterans and families came to West Star Aviation to view the B29 Superfortress.

  • Photo Gallery
    Wine tasting at the Fair
    072114 fair sj pic

    Wine lovers enjoyed tasting the vino at the Mesa County Fair.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports
    071314 LLBB-tease

    Hiking to Hanging Lake, Little League baseball, and fishing small streams.

  • Special Project
    How-To Guide
    how to guide

    The free practical consumer guide for services, products and getting things done.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    071714-2a-avalon-tease

    Log rolling at the Fair, musicians tour Avalon, beautiful smoky sunsets.


NEWS »
OPINION »

SPORTS & OUTDOORS »
LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT »

POLL
With the trade deadline looming, the Rockies are drawing interest for Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Jorge De La Rosa. What should they do?

  • Ma, Lpn Or Rn

    RN, LPN or MA3-4 days/week in Medical Specialty office w/benefits...

  • Collection

     The Advantage Group is seeking experienced collector...

  • Delivery

    The Daily Sentinel is looking for Independent Contractors to deliver the ...

  • Authorizations Clerk

    Rocky MountainOrthopaedic Associatesis seeking an 

  • Associate Publisher

    High Country News. Award-winning non-profit journalism enterprise...

  • Dental Assistant

    Seeking highly motivated Dedicated to excellence.Experie...


Search More Jobs


NIE
Newspapers In Education


COLORADO »
  • Rockies snap 7-game skid, beat Nationals 6-4

    DENVER (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and the wobbly Colorado bullpen held off Washington's late rally, helping the Rockies snap a seven-game skid with a 6-4 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.

  • Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's training facilities and roster.

  • James Holmes' lawyers question firearms analysis

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case attacked the reliability of firearms analysis Wednesday, saying it is subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.

  • Holmes lawyers question firearms analysis

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it's subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.

  • Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban

    DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

NATION »
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.

  • Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK'd

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.

  • Montana US senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

  • Man linked to gun said 'bomber' was best friend

    BOSTON (AP) — A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombings told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, "my best friend was the bomber," according to court documents.

  • Fire season in West expected to get more intense

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.

NIE










THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy