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A post-racial presidency?

By The Daily Sentinel

There was much talk, when President Barack Obama was elected to the White House in 2008, that his would be a post-racial presidency. After all, it was argued, as the son of a white mother and a black father, Obama was uniquely positioned to ...


Tipton for Congress

By The Daily Sentinel

John Salazar is a likable man, someone a person can sit down with and have an amicable conversation. Unfortunately, the San Luis Valley Democrat hasn’t been an effective congressman or a leader for the 3rd Congressional ...


Bennet

Bennet for the Senate

By The Daily Sentinel

Voters who listen to the competing ads about the two Colorado candidates for the U.S. Senate might think their choice is between an ogre and a demon. In reality, neither Democrat Michael Bennet nor Republican Ken Buck is an extremist. Both are ...


Voting on justice(s)

By The Daily Sentinel

The column below outlines the rationale put forth by Clear the Bench Colorado for why people should vote “No” on the retention of three Colorado Supreme Court Justices. We present it here so local voters can read and evaluate the ...


An Extra boost for Montrose economy

By The Daily Sentinel

In the economy, the prospect of bringing 200 new, middle-class manufacturing jobs to a community is enticing, even if the risks are worrisome. The Montrose County commissioners have had ample opportunity to evaluate the risks inherent in ...


Bilious billboard

By The Daily Sentinel

There is no constitutional right to protect people from being offended. That’s good news for Loma artist Paul Snover and whoever funded the giant cartoon Snover painted that now adorns a billboard near 28 1/2 Road and the Interstate 70 ...


Chile miners

Cheering in Chile

By The Daily Sentinel

By the time you read this, we hope all 33 miners who had been trapped a half-mile below the Earth’s surface in a Chilean gold mine for more than two months will have been successfully rescued from their underground prison. Twenty-two ...


Play nice in Palisade

By The Daily Sentinel

In addition to the usual round of races for state and national office, and the bounty of ballot questions, residents of the town of Palisade will be deciding this election whether to recall their mayor, Dave Walker. The Daily Sentinel has ...


Wild horses

Wild horse headaches

By The Daily Sentinel

The Bureau of Land Management in northwestern Colorado is doing the responsible thing in gathering horses near Meeker to prevent range damage from horse overpopulation. Some wild horse advocates, however, don’t like that. They seem ...


Palisade rural district needs a revenue boost

By The Daily Sentinel

Generating adequate revenue for a fire district is typically a difficult proposition, especially when that revenue comes almost exclusively from property taxes. But the Palisade Rural Fire District faces a unique revenue calamity in coming ...


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