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FEMA’s mission is worth preserving

By The Daily Sentinel

While Hurricane Irene was wreaking havoc on much of the East Coast last weekend, Texas Congressman and GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was creating a storm of his own. He suggested that FEMA — the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

Email lettesr, August 29, 2011

By Staff

We don’t want to repeat oil shale collapse The recent hearings on oil shale held in Grand Junction missed the point. This community was devastated by the oil shale crash of the 1980s, due to the lack of an economically feasible method ...

Was oil shale hearing progress, or nothing more than activity?

By Jim Spehar

Somewhere along the way, as I navigated elected offices and a quarter-century of attending countless government, private sector and non-profit meetings, I adopted a personal benchmark for evaluating time spent in those sessions. Is this ...

Printed letters, August 30, 2011

By Staff

Letter writer Bill Conrod certainly brought up some interesting points in his recent letter berating Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Texas Gov. Rick Perry.  Unfortunately, Conrod should take his own advice and bone up on his basic ...

Lincoln Park Ladies’ Golf Association League Results August 29, 2011

By Staff

Lincoln Park Ladies' Golf Association - August 29, 2011 Bakers Dozen - 9 Hole Winners 1st & 2nd Flight 1st Patti Herland 1st & 2nd Flight 2nd Karen ...

Deputies probe apparent murder-suicide near Price

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two men were found dead in an unincorporated area of Carbon County. Authorities say they found the two victims around 11 p.m. Sunday at a house near ...

Flight from Denver goes off runway in Moline

By The AP

MOLINE, Ill. — A United Express flight from Denver to skidded off the runway when landing at Quad-City International Airport in Moline. No injuries were reported in the Monday incident in western Illinois. WQAD-TV reports the aircraft ...

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Winners of peach recipe contest

By Staff

Grilled peaches, a smoothie, a simple peach jam and a pioneer-style peach pie took top honors in their categories, with the peach jam winning Grand Prize in the Palisade Peach Festival Recipe Contest Saturday. It’s all a matter of taste ...

Police officer killed in motorcycle crash

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Summit County — A Dillon police officer was killed Sunday when he lost control of his personal motorcycle in loose gravel. According to a press release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Jim Schaffer was traveling north on ...

Colorado man drowns in South Dakota lake

By The AP

WAUBAY, S.D. — Officials in northeast South Dakota’s Day County say a 26-year-old man drowned in Enemy Swim Lake over the weekend. KDLT-TV reports that the body of the Colorado man was recovered about 8 a.m. Sunday. Authorities ...

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