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Rough road for gravel pit

By The Daily Sentinel

The issue that doomed a gravel-pit proposal on Orchard Mesa this week was the same thing that temporarily derailed the plan last summer — serious safety concerns along 29 3/4 Road. As Grand Junction City Councilman Tom Kenyon noted ...


21st century imperative: Protect computer data

By The Daily Sentinel

Coming on the heels of the WikiLeaks release of hundreds of thousands of supposedly secure U.S. State Department cables and the news that decades’ worth of Mesa County Sheriff’s Department records were inadvertently made available ...


Cuccinelli

Courting confusion on insurance mandate

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re keeping tabs, the score is now 2-1 for the individual insurance mandate in the federal health care law passed by Congress last spring. Two federal judges — one in Michigan and one in Virginia — have said the ...


Hamming it up on Capitol Hill

By The Daily Sentinel

Remember those innocent days of long ago — say, just after the November elections — when it seemed possible Congress might actually take action on its penchant for pork-barrel spending? Don’t hold your breath. Late last ...


Sustainable Rifle

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter had good reason to take notice of the alternative-energy efforts of Rifle last week. Many communities have paid lip-service to alternative energy and sought state or federal grants for a few projects. But Rifle has gone ...


Elouise Cobell

Authorities correct a historic wrong

By The Daily Sentinel

The $3.4 billion Indian settlement signed by President Barack Obama this week fulfills promises made more than 120 years ago to American Indians, especially those in the West. The legislation that was approved by Congress and signed by Obama ...


Riverfront project rolls on

By The Daily Sentinel

The $500,000 grant announced this week for the Colorado Riverfront Trail will help pay for a 2.7-mile section of trail from the Redlands Parkway to the Walter Walker Wildlife Sanctuary, a large step toward connecting the trail sections in the ...


WikiHacks work to promote anarchy

By The Daily Sentinel

Not so many months ago, WikiLeaks was viewed as a radical but somewhat legitimate group whose primary interest appeared to be to get controversial documents into the public sphere. But actions this week show the Internet group and its ...


Driving while high

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a move afoot to establish a new legal level for marijuana impairment while driving. Good for Rep. Claire Levy, the Boulder Democrat who plans to introduce the measure in the Colorado Legislature when it convenes next ...


Boosting Bowie’s fortunes

By The Daily Sentinel

The loan announced this week between Bowie Resources, the mining company in Delta County’s North Fork Valley, and L&L Energy Inc. of Seattle is reason for cautious optimism. Bowie has historically provided many, solid-paying coal ...


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