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The summit of debate

By The Daily Sentinel

The great bipartisan summit on health care reform Thursday sure worked out well. Based on news accounts of the summit, the willingness to compromise by both parties was pretty much summed up in this exchange between Tennessee GOP Sen. Lamar ...


Good news for PERA

By The Daily Sentinel

In a state government starkly divided along party lines on so many issues, it’s refreshing to see that political leaders can reach agreement rapidly on some critical issues. This week, Gov. Bill Ritter signed Senate Bill 1, which makes ...


More cell-phone danger

By The Daily Sentinel

There was fresh evidence this week of the dangers posed by cell phones: It is a real threat to your freedom to commit a crime if you have accidentally dialed 911 on your cell phone. Two Florida teenagers discovered that Sunday, when they were ...


A costly compromise

By The Daily Sentinel

The White House unveiled its own road map for health care reform Monday, a supposed compromise based on bills already in the House and Senate. It came just days before the bipartisan summit on health care reform. Perhaps the proposal is the ...


Free speech wins over Amendment 54

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado voters who were paying attention in the autumn of 2008 should not be surprised by Monday’s news out of Denver. The Colorado Supreme Court has found Amendment 54 unconstitutional. The measure prohibited campaign contributions ...


Advice for advisory board

By The Daily Sentinel

In a place such as Garfield County, where there is currently more natural gas drilling than any other county in the state, it makes a great deal of sense to have an organization such as the Energy Advisory Board, which can bring different ...


No one is gunning for problems in national parks

By The Daily Sentinel

Some people believe you’ll be taking your life in your hands if you head into most of America’s national parks and monuments today. That’s because a new law takes effect today that allows licensed gun owners to carry firearms ...


Keep ‘public’ in public-lands policy

By The Daily Sentinel

As it considers potential special protections for millions of acres of public lands in the West, the Obama administration should take a lesson on what not to do from the administration of former President Bill Clinton. As it considers ...


More state budget cuts

By The Daily Sentinel

As a lame-duck governor, Bill Ritter doesn’t have a personal political stake in where spending cuts are made as the state continues to struggle with lower-than-anticipated revenue streams. But Ritter hasn’t wielded the budget axe ...


You can eat there

By The Daily Sentinel

Would you stop eating at a local restaurant if you knew that among the critical violations the restaurant was cited for, there was a dented can of bamboo shoots? That was one of 11 critical violations for which the restaurant at Bookcliff ...


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