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Email letters, Jan. 19, 2012

By Staff

Marines should not be judged by civilian standards I have been intrigued by the variety of reactions to the incident of the Marines urinating on dead Taliban. I am retired from the Army. During my 20 year career, I served two tours in ...

Quicksilver says Routt County oil well promising

By The AP

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Quicksilver Resources executives say their first horizontal well on Wolf Mountain in Routt County has demonstrated it can produce 500 barrels of oil per day. Vice President of Finance John Hinton said Wednesday the ...

Erie mom pleads guilty to locking son in room

By The AP

GREELEY — An Erie mother has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from allegations that she kept her 14-year-old son locked in his room for most of three years. Amanda Joliff pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony false imprisonment and ...

Pueblo, Fort Collins could lead economic recovery

By The AP

DENVER — Pueblo and Fort Collins are expected to lead Colorado’s economic recovery. That’s according to a study released Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. According to the Denver Post, the report warns it could ...

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Kidnapping suspect lied about travel plan

By Dennis Webb

A man who was arrested in North Dakota in connection with the Jan. 7 disappearance of a Montana teacher had received court permission to leave Colorado just two days earlier to go to Texas for a family emergency. Michael Keith Spell, 22, is ...

Water rights key question in park status

By {screen_name}

Any legislation aimed at promoting Colorado National Monument to a national park should account for the water rights — or, more completely, lack thereof — of the National Park Service unit, members of a committee were told ...

Trans-fats tipscales marginally

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s little worth defending when it comes to trans-fats, especially their place in taxpayer-funded school meals. So a bill in the state Legislature to create the toughest-in-the-nation rules limiting trans-fats in school meals is ...

Printed letters, Jan. 20, 2012

By Staff

Once again, in the wake of the shooting at Mount Rainier National Park, the “safety at any cost” groups are blaming the gun and not the shooter. First, the law Congress passed allowing guns in national parks applied only to ...


Art for the arts

By Melinda Mawdsley

Some people write checks. Others guest lecture. When it came time for Jac Kephart and Terry Shepherd to show support for their alma mater, the men decided to give back in the best way they know how: through art. For the first time, Kephart ...

Triple Played: Little Willies’ CD of classic country covers gets year off to sound start

By Rock Cesario

The best release so far this year is the Little Willies’ “For the Good Times” a jazzy and jazzed up disc of covers of classic country tunes from the likes of Johnny Cash, Ray Price, Kris Kristofferson, Ralph Stanley, Dolly ...

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