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Election in Afghanistan

By The Daily Sentinel

Voters in Afghanistan headed to the polls today for presidential elections, despite Taliban threats to use car bombs and other violence to disrupt the voting. The Muslim extremists have even said they will cut off the fingers of those who ...


Back to school

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s barely the middle of August and students are headed back to class throughout the Grand Valley. It seems awfully early to those of us who grew up believing it was ordained by nature that school should begin (and summer officially ...


Gov. Ritter spreads the budget-cut pain

By The Daily Sentinel

This community has certainly suffered along with the rest of the state as a result of the downturn in the national economy. Coupled with the dropoff in the natural gas industry, and the hundreds of jobs lost in that arena, one could argue the ...


Pinnacol in the dock

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not good to say “No,” to state lawmakers. Just ask Pinnacol Assurance CEO Ken Ross and his top staff. Pinnacol is the state-chartered insurance company that provides worker’s compensation insurance to a majority ...


De Beque is right to spend its money

By The Daily Sentinel

Some might quibble with the idea of the De Beque Fire District getting a fire truck that can deal with a fire atop a four-story building when the nearest tall building is two stories. Not us. The fire district has fallen into money, what ...


The president and the public option

By The Daily Sentinel

The question of whether the government should compete with private insurance companies has been one of the most contentious issues of the debate on health care reform. Even before he became president, Barack Obama was a strong advocate for the ...


Rational debate needed on health care

By The Daily Sentinel

With President Barack Obama scheduled to arrive in Grand Junction Saturday for his own town hall meeting on health care, we want to encourage thoughtful debate on the issue rather than the shouting from both sides that has punctuated much of ...


Nonsense about national referendum

By The Daily Sentinel

“All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.” Article I, Section 1, the U.S. ...


Dedicated to Dominguez

By The Daily Sentinel

When Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar stood on a bluff overlooking the Gunnison River Wednesday to formally dedicate the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, it was with more than a passing interest in the 210,000 acres of Colorado ...


A commitment to the Piceance

By The Daily Sentinel

The natural gas industry in Western Colorado has unquestionably nose dived from the booming heights of just a few years ago, and it may never again reach the pedal-to-the-metal development push of, say, 2006 and 2007. But that doesn’t ...


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