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Printed letters Feb. 10, 2010

By Staff

Supreme Court ruling leads to brainwashing Life as we once knew it is going downhill. Now the Supreme Court has gotten into the act, too. No ban on corporate political spending? Where is the will of the people in that one? I always thought ...

Freedom-to-float bill deserves quick passage in Legislature

By Bill Grant

Quick approval by the Colorado House Judiciary Committee on Rep. Kathleen Curry’s bill to permit commercial rafters to float rivers that cross private lands may bode well for this essential legislation as it moves through the House and ...

No legal fix needed for state liquor system

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a problem that could drive business-oriented state lawmakers to drink. Some businesses in the state are lobbying hard for the right to expand their ability to sell liquor, arguing it will boost convenience and lower prices for ...

Cameo conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

Saving jobs in Western Colorado is important, but it shouldn’t come at the expense of conservative principles that argue against government interference in private businesses. Yet that appears to be exactly what is happening with ...

Fruita Monument hires new volleyball coach

By {screen_name}

Bob Richardson has been hired as the Girls Head Volleyball coach for the 2010-2011 season at Fruita Monument High School. Richardson comes with variety of coaching experience most recently as an assistant coach at Grand Junction High School.  ...

Former county employee sentenced for welfare fraud

By {screen_name}

A former Mesa County Department of Human Services employee has been sentenced to 10 years on probation for stealing more than $18,000 in welfare benefits. Angela Rodriguez, 31, of Fruita, must also perform 600 hours of community service and ...

Mavs crack top 10 in national poll

By Allen Gemaehlich

The Mesa State College men’s basketball team continues to climb the national rankings and into new territory. For the first time in school history, the Mavericks (19-1) reached the top 10 in the National Association of Basketball ...

Man goes into cardiac arrest on ski lift, dies

By The AP

SUMMIT COUNTY — A North Carolina man has died after going into cardiac arrest on a ski lift in Colorado. The Summit County coroner says 46-year-old Christopher Harrison of Durham, N.C., was riding a chairlift alone Monday at Copper ...

E-mail letters, Feb. 9, 2010

By Staff

Salazar working to preserve our water Global climate change is appropriately fueling concerns about the quantity of water available in the Colorado River basin to meet the needs of people, fish and wildlife. How we address the challenges of ...

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County offers to buy former City Market building

By {screen_name}

Mesa County made an offer Monday to purchase the former City Market headquarters and warehouse in downtown Grand Junction, hoping to consolidate several departments and offices, and free up money for capital projects. County commissioners ...

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