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Iraq looks to future

By The Daily Sentinel

When the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq occurs next March, it will be with the fewest number of U.S. troops there since the invasion. U.S. troop strength dropped to less than 50,000 in August, and reductions continue. Moreover, ...


Death of a dispute?

By The Daily Sentinel

Hawaii Gov.-elect Neil Abercrombie said one of his top priorities in office will be to end the dispute over whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Good luck with that. While it’s certainly an admirable goal to put ...


Wilderness ping-pong

By The Daily Sentinel

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar last week re-ignited a long-simmering dispute in the West about potential wilderness areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management. Salazar’s edict on Thursday ordered the BLM to identify and ...


Numbers game

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s population grew to just over 5 million people during the past decade, according to Census Bureau figures. And its rate of growth — 9.9 percent — was slightly ahead of the national average of 9.7 percent. Our ...


Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in the New York Sun in 1897 and remains appropriate for this holiday season 113 years later. We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently ...


There’s no legal bar to monument bike race

By The Daily Sentinel

The co-founder of the company that owns this newspaper, Fred Seaton, served as Secretary of the Interior to President Dwight Eisenhower from 1956 to 1961. In that capacity, he bore the responsibility to protect and manage all national parks ...


Put West Slope in one congressional district

By The Daily Sentinel

The once-in-a-decade battle over congressional redistricting is set to heat up once again, now that 2011 census figures are available and the 2011 legislative session is set to begin. We hope that those plotting to redraw Colorado’s ...


The FCC and the Net

By The Daily Sentinel

Most of us don’t spend much time worrying about Internet neutrality, even if we have a passing understanding of the concept. But Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission does. He has been working on FCC ...


Winter arrives, exuberantly

By The Daily Sentinel

Today is officially the first day of winter — the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year. As if to put an exclamation point on that fact, a winter storm arrived in the Colorado mountains Sunday evening and it is forecast to ...


‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ deservedly shot down

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s been 17 years since the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays serving in the military was implemented during the first year of the Clinton administration. Seventeen years from now, we expect, people ...


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