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Down to the wire in GOP governor’s race

By The Daily Sentinel

The Republican primary election campaign has been such a mess, why should the actual election be any different? So it was that most Coloradans went to bed Tuesday without knowing who won the GOP gubernatorial primary. However, as of 11:30 ...


Ray Scott wins solid victory in District 54

By The Daily Sentinel

Ray Scott concentrated on his business experience and acumen at a time when jobs are of critical importance in House District 54. And that won him a solid victory in the Republican primary election for the District 54 seat Tuesday. Because ...


Military voting and ballot timing

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher hopes today’s primary election is the last one to be held in August. If Colorado’s primary election were moved to, say, late June, it would provide sufficient time to comply with the ...


Primary predicament

By The Daily Sentinel

With two days to go until Colorado’s primary election, voters in this state, not to mention candidates, can be forgiven for suffering from PCE — political campaign exhaustion. Pick your race: U.S. Senate for both parties, ...


Snail mail in peril

By The Daily Sentinel

It comes as no great surprise that, in a world of e-mail, text messaging, Facebook, Skype and other forms of instant communication, the old-fashion snail-mail system is losing ground. So the news that the U.S. Postal Service lost $1.1 billion ...


Gay judge wrong to rule on marriage case

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s assume, for the moment, that United States District Court Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage is legally sound. We aren’t endorsing his view or commenting on the merits of ...


A mandate for high-court action

By The Daily Sentinel

The individual mandate — that controversial provision of the new health care law that requires nearly every individual to have health insurance or pay a fine — suffered two significant setbacks this week. The mandate is far from ...


Watering the shale patch

By The Daily Sentinel

The amount of water required for a commercial oil shale industry in Colorado may be significantly less than originally thought, at least according to a recently released study of potential water requirements — perhaps only 120,000 acre ...


Escape from budget constraints

By The Daily Sentinel

The events that nearly led to the shooting of a Rifle police officer Sunday were precipitated — at least in part — by budget-scrimping decisions in Arizona. Arizona state authorities opted to house violent convicts in a prison ...


Small steps for public safety

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps Grand Junction residents will accept a plan for funding a public safety facility if the city can find a way to accomplish that without raising taxes. That’s not a given, of course, because of this community’s historic ...


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