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Gary Harmon Column May 03, 2009

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It’s a mighty strange — and downright neurotic — world in which an illness that affects 236 people among 6 billion can be classified almost immediately as a pandemic. Frightened warnings blaring from television screens, ...

OUT: Sunday Column May 03, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Wildlife Commission slips into Grand Junction on Thursday facing a decision on how much it wants to tread on private hunting rights. The one-day meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 755 Horizon Drive. The May ...


OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes May 03, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

“In Tuckerland, hiking is what you do when you run out of gas. Jogging is running out of gas in the ’hood.” There are some able-bodied Grand Valley residents who completely refrain from outdoor activity — as if they ...

Josh Penry Column May 03, 2009

By Guest Columnist

For more than 30 years — through boom and bust, inflation, deflation and stagflation — Colorado’s state operating budget has been subject to a meaningful spending limit. Since 1991, that cap on year-to-year budget growth has ...

The media ‘pandemic’

By The Daily Sentinel

As of Friday, there had been exactly one death in the United States from the swine flu. He wasn’t a U.S. citizen. He was a Mexican youth who happened to die in this country. There are a few dozen other cases in the United States and ...

Old college try fails once again

By The Daily Sentinel

There was good news from the state Capitol in Denver late last week. A bill aimed at making an end run around the Electoral College in presidential elections has failed. Senate sponsor Sen. Chris Romer of Denver allowed House Bill 1299 to die ...

Bob Silbernagel Column May 03, 2009

By Bob Silbernagel

There’s trouble in America’s Dairyland, the place where I grew up. Part of the problem is many denizens of Wisconsin don’t want their state to be known primarily for bovines? Especially when they’re trying to attract ...

Death Notices: May 03, 2009

By Staff

• James “Jim” A. Anderson, 90, Delta, died April 28, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Heaven’s View Apartments, 1445 Porter Ave. in Delta. • Edward Blair Bruderlin, ...

Briefs: Book Notes May 03, 2009

By Staff

Local book-signing • A book about Buffy Rice Donahue’s murderer will be highlighted at two upcoming Western Slope book-signings. Jeff Kaye, author of “Beware of the Cable Guy: From Cop to Serial Killer,” will sign ...

Corps puts $5 million on table for removal if valley officials do $10,000 study

By Staff

A $5 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to eradicate tamarisk from a 56-mile stretch of the Colorado River, from the Utah state line past Palisade, is being debated among Grand Valley political leaders and ...

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