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Author : Leslie Robinson

Western Slope official tries to suppress minority views

Western Slope official tries to suppress minority views

One Garfield County commissioner is trying to make the others toe the party line behind majority opinions. ...

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January 31, 2009 Center Well, Politics
Western Slope Roundup: The rise and fall of water

Western Slope Roundup: The rise and fall of water

A trip around the Western Slope reveals that water creates problems and solves them, too. Durango gets a lake without a view Imagine a nice, […]...

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July 7, 2008 Environment/Energy
BLM: Oil and gas development in, solar out

BLM: Oil and gas development in, solar out

Drilling, mining, atomic blasts and other fossil-fuel development on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, no problemo. Solar energy development on the […]...

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July 5, 2008 Blog, Environment/Energy
Unlock and load: Guns ‘R’ Us

Unlock and load: Guns ‘R’ Us

Today, if Marshall Matt Dillon in Dodge wanted cowboys to hand over their six-shooters before entering town, he would be in violation of a recent […]...

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July 5, 2008 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice
Unlock and load: Guns ‘R’ Us

Unlock and load: Guns ‘R’ Us

Today, if Marshall Matt Dillon in Dodge wanted cowboys to hand over their six-shooters before entering town, he would be in violation of a recent […]...

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July 5, 2008 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice
Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

Gov. Bill Ritter and Sen. Ken Salazar will be heading west on Tuesday to christen the largest solar generating project on the Western Slope. A […]...

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July 1, 2008 Blog, Environment/Energy
Will latest contamination near Parachute foil energy ad campaign?

Will latest contamination near Parachute foil energy ad campaign?

Will the pro-energy-industry advertising campaign costing thousands of dollars go down the drain with this latest oil and gas chemical mishap near Parachute? Energy companies […]...

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June 30, 2008 Blog, Environment/Energy
Western Slope Roundup: Cyclists win some, lose some ground

Western Slope Roundup: Cyclists win some, lose some ground

Pedal west of the Divide to find out what Aspen, three-breasted cyclists, nervous husbands and gun-toting campers had in common during last week’s news cycle. […]...

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June 29, 2008 Uncategorized
Oil shale development could force a choice between gas and food

Oil shale development could force a choice between gas and food

Mark Twain allegedly once said, "In the West, whiskey’s for drinking, and water’s for fighting over," and it looks like that scenario hasn’t changed much […]...

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June 26, 2008 Environment/Energy
State, feds skirmish over oil & gas-related rules

State, feds skirmish over oil & gas-related rules

If the state wants to tighten rules concerning oil-and-gas development, so what? The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees oil and gas development on federal public […]...

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June 26, 2008 Blog, Environment/Energy

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How to save the Denver Post— Part II: This Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m.

News junkies in Colorado are embroiled in a fierce debate over how best to save The Denver Post from its vampiric owners – the hedge […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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