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OUT: Sunday Column April 19, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Everyone knew children were losing touch with nature, but no one put a name to the problem until author Richard Louv published his best-selling “Last Child in the Woods.” Louv calls the problem “nature-deficit ...

Bill Ellis Column April 19, 2009

By Guest Columnist

The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act was passed by Congress and will be signed into law by President Obama soon. One provision of the act triples funding for AmeriCorps to boost enrollment from 75,000 to 250,000 people. (For more details ...

Death Notices: April 19, 2009

By Staff

•  Darl A. Bower, 67, New York, died April 15, 2009, at New York University Medical Center. Mr. Bower was a retired vice president of The Bank of New York. Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Stone of Louisville, Colo.; one ...

Keep this ‘reform’ locked up for good

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re one of the many Coloradans who think we need to reform our sentencing laws for crimes committed in this state, join the club. That’s why the state Legislature created the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice two ...

Longtime BLM employee named Glenwood head

By Dennis Webb

A man who long has worked in the Glenwood Springs Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has been named field manager there. Steve Bennett will oversee 60 employees who work in the office, which oversees BLM lands and minerals in parts ...

Study to probe using landfill gas as power source

By Staff

Can methane gas seeping from the Mesa County Landfill be used to power the landfill and two new county buildings going up next door? That has been Bob Edmiston’s question for several years. Edmiston, director of the Mesa County ...

Blotter: April 19, 2009

By Staff

Assault on officer alleged • Cindy J. Hamer, 51, 1129 Colorado Ave., was arrested Friday night at 18900 Colorado Highway 141 on suspicion of second-degree assault on a peace officer and obstructing a peace officer, after she allegedly ...

LS: Speaking of Science Column April 19, 2009

By Guest Columnist

In 1895 Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered that a fluorescent screen glowed when placed near a vacuum tube operated at a high voltage. He concluded that the glow was produced by an unknown ray being emitted from the vacuum tube. The letter X ...

LS: Art of Quilting Column April 19, 2009

By Sherida Warner

When the Art Quilt Association of the Western Slope chose a theme for its annual exhibit in Denver, members combined the acronym of their group, AQuA, with the suffix “fer.” Their idea was a play on the word aquifer: ...

LS: Your Town Column April 19, 2009

By Tammy Gemaehlich

I have learned how to write stories in my sleep. It’s not a flawless effort, though, so I either need to stop or add more memory to my “computer.” The other night as I was drifting off to sleep, thoughts were bouncing around ...

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