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Tough scrutiny due for Elena Kagan

By The Daily Sentinel

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a government legal opinion about the limits of the First Amendment. The court described some of the wording in that opinion as “startling and dangerous.” That government legal ...


A whine for our wine

By The Daily Sentinel

The vagaries of Colorado’s weather are well known to anybody who has been in the state for more than a few weeks. But the one-two punch dealt to this region’s grape industry was an especially unfortunate weather phenomenon. The ...


A fix for the Gulf?

By The Daily Sentinel

Early Friday, crews working for international oil behemoth BP LPC set a four-story, 100-ton structure in the Gulf of Mexico and let it sink. No, this wasn’t some colossal case of dumping waste in the ocean. In fact, it was just the ...


Hislop versus Scott in House District 54

By The Daily Sentinel

The battle to replace Steve King as the state representative from House District 54 will apparently be decided in the Aug. 10 Republican primary election between Bob Hislop and Ray Scott. The two Mesa County Republicans won enough delegate ...


Wondrous Grand Mesa

By The Daily Sentinel

For those who have contemplated the rugged, snowcapped peaks of Grand Teton National Park, the waterfalls and granite walls of Yosemite National Park, or the contrast between ocean and burning lava of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, Grand Mesa in ...


Weeding out the ‘knuckleheads’

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Chris Romer’s colorful characterization of some people operating medical marijuana dispensaries as “knuckleheads” who view their shops as a first step toward complete legalization of pot is unfortunately accurate. We ...


Piloting health reform

By The Daily Sentinel

The $12 million federal grant announced this week to spread health care information technology on the Western Slope actually comes from the federal stimulus bill approved last year, not from the just-passed health care reform bill. But it is ...


Listen up!

By The Daily Sentinel

Some of those who attend tonight’s first public session of the Grand Junction City Council’s listening tour will likely urge the council to keep the purse strings tight and taxes low, no matter what they do regarding police and ...


Deister’s sentencing signal

By The Daily Sentinel

Jared Ahlstrom is not going to win any boyfriend-of-the-year awards. Twice he slipped an abortion drug to his pregnant girlfriend without her knowledge, causing her to miscarry the second time. Later, he confessed to her what he had done. It ...


Chips Barry, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

Denver Water has a long history of battling with the Western Slope over water, and the head of that municipal water organization has often been viewed as an antagonist by water officials on this side of the Continental Divide. Chips Barry was ...


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