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Printed letters, Sept. 25, 2011

By Staff

Since the August field hearing in Grand Junction to discuss the “roadblocks to development of oil shale,” hosted by Reps. Scott Tipton and Doug Lamborn, there has been much attention given to both the perceived good and bad ...

Well-deserved honors

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that Western Slope Honor Flight has completed what will apparently be its last mission, both the organization and those it served deserve our recognition and gratitude. In the past two years, Western Slope Honor Flight has raised more ...

Shining new light on Einstein’s law

By The Daily Sentinel

The news from European scientists last week that they detected tiny, subatomic particles moving faster than the speed of light points is either: A. The first miniscule but monumental step toward rethinking the laws of physics, which could ...

Sustainable energy development key to healthy Western economy

By Guest Columnist

By Bob Meulengracht and John Smeltzer The chorus has started again on how making it easier and quicker to approve energy development will spur the Western economy. Tapping the West’s vast mineral resources would generate many jobs and ...

Attacks on fracking mark latest attempt to slow gas production

By Guest Columnist

By Greg Walcher An ancient writer once said “where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.” That could well be said of the current hysteria about hydraulic fracturing, a proven technology to produce clean-burning natural gas and ...

Support needed for District 51 ballot measure, even in tough economy

By Denny Herzog

The omnipotent “they” say there’s never a good time to ask for a tax increase. “They” usually know what they’re talking about. And 2011 seems to be about as bad a time as any to ask voters to fork over more ...

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Encana extends capacity of directional drilling

By Dennis Webb

When Encana Oil & Gas (USA) was trying to figure out how to drill for the natural gas beneath a narrow box canyon north of Parachute, it was time for some out-of-the-box thinking. The company’s solution? It drilled a remarkable ...

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Go back to basics, industry pro advises

By Sherida Warner

Today’s quilters are too much like today’s doctors, bemoans renowned instructor and quilting expert Harriet Hargrave. “We’re too specialized,” says the owner of Harriet’s Treadle Arts in the Denver suburb ...


Friends of District 51 mobilize effort to pass mill-levy override

By Paul Shockley

Supporters of a School District 51 mill levy override question were told Saturday to intensify efforts to get their message out and dot the Grand Valley with some 1,500 yard signs that urge passage of Referred Measure 3B. The effort is being ...

Shale oil firm bundling with 2 others

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The shale oil company that first attracted investment from an East Coast telecommunications giant and then from Total, the French petroleum producer, is about to be spun off into its own energy-related business entity. American Shale Oil, ...

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