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Briefs: Sports Notes and Numbers April 30, 2009

By Dan Bennett

The Fruita Monument tennis team put the “road” in road warriors (or Wildcats, as the case may be) last week. Coach Clint Davis knew his team needed some matches, especially nonleague matches, in order to earn points for seeding in ...

Norton: Interior ethics probe a waste of money

By The AP

WASHINGTON — Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton says the Obama administration “wasted millions of taxpayer dollars” in a now closed probe of her ties to an oil company where she took a job after leaving government. Norton ...

Lawmakers’ priorities are part of the reason for their low esteem

By Jim Spehar

It’s not hard, sometimes, to tell why lawmakers are held in low esteem, akin to lawyers, car salesman, Denver Broncos head coaches and, yes, perhaps even newspaper columnists. (Maybe that’s why my former neighbor, Josh Penry, finds ...

Printed letters, Dec. 14, 2010

By Staff

The extension of the Bush tax cuts is not about cutting taxes, just continuing current policy. Of course after 9/11 we had a downturn, but we survived that. The rich pay what percentage of all taxes now? The claimed hundreds of billions of ...


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 ...

Sen. Udall votes ‘no’ on extending tax cuts

By The AP

DENVER — The tax cut bill has apparently gained enough support in the U.S. Senate to pass, but Colorado Democrat Mark Udall still hopes he and other opponents can win changes to lessen the effect on the country’s debt. Udall voted ...

E-mail letters, December 13, 2010

By Staff

Costco should locate in Eastgate center While it sad that City Market is no longer in the Eastgate Shopping Center, now is the time to look for new opportunities. This end of North Avenue is struggling—especially with all the new ...

Bronco DJ Williams waives advisement hearing

By The AP

DENVER — Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams waived an advisement hearing on a charge of driving under the influence and will appear in court next month. Williams had been scheduled to be in court in Denver today for the hearing but ...

Studesville says Orton still his starter

By The AP

ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos interim coach Eric Studesville says he’s sticking with slumping quarterback Kyle Orton as his starter. Studesville left the door open just a crack to the possibility that first-round draft pick Tim Tebow ...

Homegrown: Ash tree disease

By Dennis Hill

I’m wondering if I should I invest in an ash tree with the ash tree disease I have read about? What can you tell me about them? — Thank you, Laura I think maybe what you’ve heard about is actually an insect called an ...

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