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Briefs, Feb. 5, 2010

By Staff

Valentine Gift Boutique is Saturday Locally made items will be for sale at a Valentine Gift Boutique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Riley’s Furniture Building, across from Smash Burger, at First Street and Grand Avenue. Call ...

Paul Ryan

Armchair legislating

By The Daily Sentinel

Sunday, millions of Americans gathered in front of their flat-screen television sets to watch — and more importantly — critique the Super Bowl. Did Peyton Manning miss a wide-open receiver? Was the New Orleans front line ...

Printed letters, Feb. 7, 2010

By Staff

Where’s the support for Birgfeld’s claim? The Daily Sentinel’s Feb. 3 editorial applauds Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper’s action of seeking an external review of police culture after allegations of domestic ...

Advice for the man who wants to be governor of Denver

By {screen_name}

Dear Gov. Hickenlooper: You are probably wondering why you are being addressed in such a way, given that you are technically still the mayor of Denver. The answer is simple. As the mayor of Denver who is seeking higher office, you are running ...

‘Friendly Chet’ Enstrom lived up to his nickname

By Guest Columnist

“Friendly Chet” Enstrom didn’t get that nickname from the Colorado State Capitol press corps by accident. A big, amiable, easy-going man, Grand Junction Republican state Sen. Chester Enstrom always seemed relaxed and ...

Ritter pushes for more clean energy from utilities

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The state’s biggest utility companies are years ahead in meeting Colorado’s 20 percent standard for renewable energy, so Gov. Bill Ritter wants them to think bigger. That’s why he’s pushing to increase ...

Mesa County foreclosure filings outpace rest of state

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County foreclosure filings made up less than 3 percent of filings in the state in 2009, but the county led all others in percentage increase of filings from 2008 to 2009. Mesa County had 1,290 home foreclosure filings last year, a 175 ...


Once-hesitant parents ‘jump in with both feet’ adopting Haitian child

By Allen Gemaehlich

Greg Stephens never dreamed about adopting children. But after hearing Canyon View Vineyard Church senior pastor Kirk Yamaguchi preach about “the cry of the orphans,” he began to consider it. Yamaguchi and his wife, Jane, were ...


Professor sings of love, life, insects

By Melinda Mawdsley

Musicians typically love their guitars, but rarely does one find a musician equally interested in parasite-infected cockroaches. Then again, Gary McCallister isn’t like most musicians. McCallister, 64, is The One Man Mormon Blues Band ...

Play looks at sinister side of today’s youth

By Staff

The drama that can unfold when the real world and a virtual world collide is examined in the Mesa State College production, “Dark Play or Stories For Boys.” The show is staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Feb. ...

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