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Labor Day, 2011

By The Daily Sentinel

The long Labor Day weekend that begins, for many, as soon as they can leave work today traditionally marks the end of the summer season — the bookend to Memorial Day, which signals the beginning of summer. Most recent years, it has been ...


Survivalists

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s often difficult — when we are incessantly enmeshed in the nastiness of modern politics, bombarded with news from the criminal world and confronted with self-serving actions of many corporate leaders, celebrities and athletes ...


Stealing the stage

By The Daily Sentinel

Given the economy, a presidential address on jobs is important. Still, it’s hard to see what President Barack Obama hopes to accomplish by scheduling his speech in competition with a debate among Republican presidential candidates. The ...


Shakeup at Justice is long overdue

By The Daily Sentinel

A discredited and discontinued effort to allow guns purchased in the United States to illegally cross the border into Mexico — known as “Operation Fast and Furious” — has cost the acting director of the Bureau of ...


Clifton-Fruitvale funding blues

By The Daily Sentinel

The Mesa County commissioners have made several attempts to develop new ways to pay for services in the densely populated but unincorporated areas of Clifton and Fruitvale. We don’t blame them for considering yet another option: ...


FEMA’s mission is worth preserving

By The Daily Sentinel

While Hurricane Irene was wreaking havoc on much of the East Coast last weekend, Texas Congressman and GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was creating a storm of his own. He suggested that FEMA — the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...


Colorado is fit for pro bicycle racing

By The Daily Sentinel

The atmosphere in Vail was buzzing Thursday, as bicyclist after bicyclist pushed themselves to the limit to see who could climb a steep, 10-mile section of Vail Pass the fastest. And a mountain resort that’s usually a somewhat sleepy ...


Ballot overload tests school voters

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement this week from Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s office that a statewide proposal to raise taxes to benefit schools will be on this November’s ballot comes as no great surprise. After all, proponents had gathered ...


Latest redistrict maps keep West Slope united

By The Daily Sentinel

The fight over realigning Colorado’s congressional districts is heating up again, this time in a Denver court. And it’s no surprise that Republicans and Democrats are once again taking shots at each other for the redistricting ...


Judge should hold Howe to stand trial

By The Daily Sentinel

A court filing by Seventh Judicial District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller would allow defendant Thomas Howe Jr. to walk out of prison in one year. That possibility, should it come to pass, marks a miserable failure on the part of the Montrose ...


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