Bob writes editorials and handles letters to the editor and columns. He also is the on-air talent for Over the Top, the weekly video opinion piece at GJSentinel.com. Additionally, he produces the monthly Horseplay page in the Sentinel.
Bob is a native of Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin. He and his wife, Judy, have lived in western Colorado for 39 years. He has worked at The Daily Sentinel since 1980 as a Reporter, City Editor, Business Writer and, since 1995, as Editorial Page Editor. He is also the author of “Troubled Trails: The Meeker Affair and the Expulsion of Utes from Colorado,” published by the University of Utah Press in 2011.
Bob and Judy have two grown children, Derek and Kara, who live in the Denver area. Bob enjoys horseback riding, especially jumping. He and Judy enjoy bicycling, camping, hiking and other outdoors activities in western Colorado. Bob also enjoys reading, researching and writing about history.
Brian Crandall moved gently as he raised, barely off the ground, the left foreleg of Cheyenne and carefully began … more
Lickory, a 22-year-old mule, followed Estella Holmes’ voice commands and hand commands last week near Eckert … more
In the decades after the Civil War, the American West attracted a lot of veterans from both sides of that great … more
Katelyn Hansen and her horse, Storm, chose a steer from the small herd in the corral, and cut it carefully away … more
As a fan of trail riding, Maggie Cason became interested in the American Competitive Trail Horse Association events … more
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The April 10, 1974, edition of The Daily Sentinel was one of the most unusual printed by this newspaper in its … more
The Daily Sentinel’s front page on April 9, 1974, included an article about city crews repairing sinking … more
Larissa Gilbert carefully placed a soft rope around the hind leg of a cantankerous mare last month—a horse … more
Draft legislation on changing Colorado National Monument to a national park will “ideally” be released … more
There are guidelines for how much money local governments should have in reserve, but few statutory requirements … more
Providing broadband Internet service to the most rural parts of the state, especially to small school districts, … more
People have been calling Marvin Kapushion for several weeks about a horse clinic he is involved with March 15 at … more
Having celebrated President’s Day this week, and with George Washington’s actual birthday on Saturday, … more
During 11 years of searching for and investigating sticks in the forest, members of the Colorado Wickiup Project … more
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Ninety-eight years ago this month, Colorado was at the forefront of a great social experiment regarding the private … more
To raise the spirits of horse people stuck in the doldrums of winter, the National Western Stock Show kicks off … more
George Decker was a teenager in the late 1940s and early 1950s, growing up on his uncle’s ranch near Burns, … more
Jerry Blaine has heard just about every conspiracy theory put forward about the assassination of President John F. … more