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When the Mesa County Federal Mineral Leasing Board gathers today to begin reviewing applications for $1.6 million in mineral leasing money, it will be moving forward with an undertaking that has drawn the interest of state and local officials, ..


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Congratulations are due to Leitner-Poma, the Grand Junction based manufacturer of ski lifts and related cable systems. The company has landed a multimillion-dollar contract to build 28 cabins for a planned Las Vegas attraction, expected to be ..


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Anyone who thinks it’s easy to divide Colorado into 35 roughly equal state Senate districts and 65 House districts is sadly mistaken. One must not only balance the districts in terms of population, but consider how minority ethnic ..


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If a September decision by the Colorado Court of Appeals, determining that voted ballots are public records, stands there’s a good chance some political operative may be able to determine how you voted. At first blush, that seems ..


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Every few years, it seems, someone with the U.S. Forest Service — usually in Washington, D.C. — decides it would be a great idea if national forests owned all the water originating on their lands, and state water laws be ..


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The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it will take up the constitutionality of the Patient Accountability and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, early next year. That’s good news, both for the future of the controversial ..


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There is considerable hand-wringing and angst among Front Range Republicans, now that a Denver District Court Judge has chosen a map prepared by Democrats as the blueprint for dividing Colorado’s seven congressional districts for the ..


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A few years from now, this nation and countries in Europe will mark a century since that moment — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — when armistice was officially declared to end what would later become known as ..


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The U.S. Forest Service decision to lease approximately 1,700 acres of land in the Gunnison National Forest to Arch Coal for an expansion of its West Elk Mine is a much-needed step to ensure high-quality coal continues to be mined, and the ..


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When Joe Paterno was fired as the football coach of Penn State’s Nittany Lions late Wednesday night, his 46-year career, his record number of wins in Division 1 football and—most of all—his stellar reputation as a moral ..



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06-Dec-2011

You Said It - Opinion

Join us in observing Random Acts of Kindness month by sharing with You Said It Readers the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you. Less than 1 percent of all roads in Mesa County have a bike lane. Thanks a lot to all the do-gooders against Brady Trucking. I would welcome a fee to maintain the bike lanes. I’ll vote for Brady Trucking.