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Calming waters on the Taylor River

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement late last week that a major property owner on the Taylor River has agreed to allow two commercial river rafters to float on the river through his property is welcome news. It means that rafting can occur on that stretch of the ...


Voter pique resulting in ‘throw ‘em out’ mood

By The Daily Sentinel

Longtime Utah Sen. Bob Bennett was knocked out of his re-election race May 8 by members of his own party who apparently found him insufficiently conservative. But it isn’t just Republicans facing voters’ wrath. Incumbents of all ...


Fram’s plans can be good for the region

By The Daily Sentinel

When word of a possible new gas field becomes public, especially in the midst of a recession, people take notice. When that new gas field involves the largest federal oil and gas production unit in the state, people looking for work become ...


A better means of grading teachers

By The Daily Sentinel

There are several observations to make about Senate Bill 191, which was approved by the Colorado Legislature on Wednesday, the final day of the 2010 legislative session — with solid bipartisan support. Colorado leadership Senate Bill ...


Legislature dispenses much-needed pot rules

By The Daily Sentinel

It came down to the eleventh hour, but the Colorado House of Representatives late Tuesday night approved the Senate version of a bill to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries that have appeared rapidly in cities like Grand Junction over the ...


County develops a potential for problems

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re no fans of strict and stubborn bureaucratic adherence to regulatory verbiage, especially when special circumstances make it clear the regulations don’t quite fit. However, Mesa County’s recent moves to loosen its ...


E-mail letters, May 11, 2010

By Staff

Energy disasters proclaim need for climate legislation I write in the wake of the ongoing oil catastrophe along the Gulf Coast and the recent coal mine explosion in West Virginia, urging Congress make passage of climate and energy legislation ...


When regulation is not ‘very costly’

By The Daily Sentinel

The congressional grilling this week of representatives of British Petroleum and other companies involved with the oil-rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, along with officials from the U.S. Department of Interior who oversee the drilling, has ...


Tough scrutiny due for Elena Kagan

By The Daily Sentinel

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a government legal opinion about the limits of the First Amendment. The court described some of the wording in that opinion as “startling and dangerous.” That government legal ...


A whine for our wine

By The Daily Sentinel

The vagaries of Colorado’s weather are well known to anybody who has been in the state for more than a few weeks. But the one-two punch dealt to this region’s grape industry was an especially unfortunate weather phenomenon. The ...


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