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Woman gets 82-year sentence for holding officers at gunpoint

By The AP

CRAIG — A woman convicted of helping kidnap two law officers who were held at gunpoint while checking out a suspicious vehicle in Moffat County has been sentenced to 82 years in prison. Georgie Hand was sentenced Monday after being ...

Scientists to report results of fracking air pollution study

By The AP

DENVER — Scientists are about to report the results of a three-year study of air pollution from western Colorado fracking wells. The research being released Tuesday doesn’t measure the effects of the emissions on human health, but ...

Again? Still? Why?

By Jim Spehar

Again?  Still?  Why? Those three words came immediately to mind Sunday when, in the midst of our annual family gathering, came word of the worst mass shooting in United States history.  By now the details are all too ...

Initiative No. 78
 is bad for Colorado

By The Daily Sentinel

If Initiative 78 passes this fall, it would end most oil and gas drilling statewide. That’s not an overstated reaction from the oil and gas industry. It’s the conclusion of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the ...

Printed Letters: June 14, 2016

By Staff

Trump is leading a populist revolution Almost everywhere you go in the mainstream media you hear that Donald Trump is racist, bigoted, and that he blames our country’s problems on specific ethnic and religious groups. I believe what he ...

New fair-chase policy
 aims to give game, fish a fighting chance

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission has adopted a fair-chase policy for hunting and fishing in the state as a response to fast-evolving new technologies. Bob Thompson, the agency’s lead investigator, told the commission at its ...


What matters most to you?

By Charles Ashby

Some folks down at HopeWest want to talk about death. Or more accurately, they want to spark a discussion about “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.” The hospice and palliative care organization means that in two ...

Like Mesa County, Montrose also had ballot issues

By Charles Ashby

Similar to problems that occurred in Mesa County, the Montrose County clerk and recorder is reporting that 32 primary voters in the county received the wrong ballot in the mail last week. Like here, Clerk Tressa Guynes said those primary ...

Health Briefs: June 14, 2016

By Staff

NextFifty Initiative seeks CEO, 4 board members NextFifty Initiative, formerly known as the InnovAge Foundation, is actively seeking its first chief executive officer and four additional qualified board members to serve the aging population ...

Food, by its nature and flavor, often the best medicine

By April Schulte-Barclay

As you read this, you may be hearing the cookie jar calling your name from across the room. Or that bag of potato chips may already be in your lap with oily salt gracing your lips and chin. Did you know your body instinctively knows what it ...

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