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.
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
A practice ride late last year proved more exciting than Ginny Wegener of Canon City expected. Her horse, Loki, a … more
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
In late October of 1933 a new cadre of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 825, arrived in the Fruita area to … more
For Nancy Britt, the law takes a back seat to horses. … more
Some 40 competitive horses and riders are expected at the Rabbit Valley Competitive Trail Ride in McInnis Canyons … more
One could say some local youngsters involved in an equestrian activity have “vaulted” to the top of … more
The only thing Josie Gilbert lost was her hat as she popped through a barrier made of hanging foam noodles, stepped … more
Chamber’s position on Brainard is squishy At last we have heard from a Chamber member, (Michael P. Anton on … more
Horses in harness trot easily, and it is a frequently used gait by those driving horses with a cart, carriage or … more
Comments are due by next Wednesday on a proposed new management plan for the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic … more
There’s not a lot of information available about my great- grandfather, John Jacob Silbernagel. No letters or … more
“High on the east face of the towering red sandstone cliff which forms the east wall of Flume Canyon, there … more
In addition to the thousands of people evacuated from the Black Forest Fire in Colorado Springs last week, and the … more