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Henrietta Hay Column February 27, 2009

By Henrietta Hay

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” — Ed Viesturs. Colorado has 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation, and there are many climbers who agree with the above quote. Members of the ...


Wolves at the door

By The Daily Sentinel

The trek of a young female wolf from the Yellowstone National Park area in northwestern Wyoming to Eagle County, Colorado, is an amazing odyssey, regardless of how one feels about the prospect of wolves returning to this state. Because she ...


So long, Rocky

By The Daily Sentinel

Almost a century and a half after it began publishing as one of the first newspapers in what was then Colorado Territory, the Rocky Mountain News is publishing its final edition today. It’s an unfortunate end to a business that’s ...


Stripped of posturing, decision was correct

By The Daily Sentinel

The third time was the charm, not just for the man who plans to operate a strip club at 2258 Colex Drive, but for the Grand Junction Planning Commission, which finally displayed a clear understanding of the city’s planning rules. This ...


Auto fees drive on

By The Daily Sentinel

Get ready to pay more to renew your vehicle registration, beginning next year. The Colorado House passed a transportation-funding bill Wednesday that raises the average vehicle registration fee by $41 over the next three years. But ...


Preserve good sense with DNA evidence

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Senate appears poised to pass legislation sponsored by Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, that would establish a reasonable approach to preserving DNA evidence in this state. House Bill 1121 has already been approved by the House ...


Choppers chopped

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama found a quick way to cut $11 billion of planned federal spending this week, courtesy of his former rival for the White House: On Tuesday, Obama put on hold an order for a fleet of new presidential helicopters. ...


High taxes no Rx for budget deficit

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama is having qualms about the huge deficits his economic stimulus plan, along with bank bailouts and his predecessor’s actions, are expected to rack up. So the president’s budget, a summary of which is set to ...


Pipeline to prosperity?

By The Daily Sentinel

The natural gas industry in Western Colorado won’t suddenly return to full-bore boom if a new pipeline is approved between southern Wyoming and northern California. The global recession and decreased demand for natural gas, particularly ...


Rifle prison saved

By The Daily Sentinel

The possibility that the minimum-security prison at Rifle would be closed to help resolve a projected state budget shortfall produced mixed emotions. It’s true that the prison, the jobs it brings and the economic impact it has, are ...


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