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A royal(ty) battle

By The Daily Sentinel

The royalty rates included in federal rules released this week on potential commercial oil shale development drew anguish from both sides on the energy issue. “They’re too high!” holler proponents of oil shale development. ...


Pickens to the rescue

By The Daily Sentinel

Little more than a week ago, the federal government’s General Accounting Office suggested that the Bureau of Land Management would have to start euthanizing some of the 30,000 captive wild horses and burros in its corrals. We agreed, ...


So long, Sen. Stevens

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans lost another seat in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, and that isn’t good news for those of us who would prefer not to see one party — either party — have complete control over both the executive and legislative branches ...


Listening is key for public safety plans

By The Daily Sentinel

Gene Kinsey, the well-respected former mayor of Grand Junction who now spends part of his time opining in the blogosphere, was an eloquent and frequent critic of the city’s failed public safety initiative. That was the $98 million ...


Iraq flexes its muscle

By The Daily Sentinel

The Iraq-United States military accord approved by the Iraqi Cabinet Sunday demonstrates that a great deal has been achieved toward making Iraq a democratic, independent nation. The first thing to realize about the pact, which replaces a ...


Do city lights beckon for Clifton-Fruitvale?

By The Daily Sentinel

A citizen committee examining future governance of the Clifton-Fruitvale area reached a not-so-startling conclusion last week: If residents in the densely populated, unincorporated areas in the east part of the valley want better services with ...


Economic reality strikes Goldman Sachs

By The Daily Sentinel

In a year when their company’s stock has dropped more than 60 percent and the firm is expected to post its first quarterly loss since it became publicly traded, the top executives at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have decided to do something ...


The boom slows

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to natural gas drilling in western Colorado, 2009 is shaping up to be a far different year than 2008 or its immediate predecessors, when each new year seemed to top the breakneck pace of the year before. That’s hardly ...


Coal on hold

By The Daily Sentinel

The decision by an Environmental Protection Agency appeals board, blocking construction of an addition to a coal-fired power plant at Bonanza, Utah, will have important repercussions for this region and the entire nation. The EPA issued a ...


Public lands bill pinched by economy

By The Daily Sentinel

With Congress scheduled to return for a lame-duck session beginning this week, the top priority will clearly be the economy. A new stimulus package will be on the agenda, along with extending unemployment benefits. A bailout bill for the Big ...


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