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Prison stripes for Blago

By The Daily Sentinel

The man who hoped to sell a U.S. Senate seat to the highest bidder — and used his office in myriad other ways to try to enrich himself — was found guilty of 17 criminal counts by a federal jury Monday. Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod ...


Nuclear divide

By Staff

The dispute between a Telluride businessman and a San Miguel County commissioner over the possibility of making that county a nuclear-free zone highlights the confusion and contradictions of American views on nuclear energy. It also points to ...


Some see pot dream going up in smoke

By The Daily Sentinel

What a difference two years make. In the summer of 2009, medical marijuana dispensaries were sprouting like weeds throughout the state, buoyed by a state court case and new federal interpretation of medical marijuana enforcement. Those ...


All fired up about consolidation again

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s certainly welcome news that the Grand Junction Fire Department and the Clifton Fire Department are exploring ways of working together to avoid duplication of services and equipment, and to reduce confusion over which agency responds ...


The great tax divide

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to meet congressional leaders from both political parties Monday in an effort to restart debt and spending talks that screeched to a halt last week. Good luck to them. ...


A slow withdrawal

By The Daily Sentinel

The plan President Barack Obama announced Wednesday for withdrawing 30,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan is a political tightrope act. He has Democrats on the left angry because he is not withdrawing quickly enough, while many Republicans and ...


Chicken-friendly Fruita

By The Daily Sentinel

The city that celebrates a long-dead headless chicken each year is making it easier for residents to keep live chickens. Following a vote by the Fruita City Council Tuesday night, Fruita residents will no longer need to pay a fee and obtain a ...


Collbran, Mesa belong in same House district

By The Daily Sentinel

The task of drawing state legislative district boundaries so that each district has roughly the same number of people is geographically sensible and politically acceptable has never been an easy one. This year, as a statewide commission takes ...


Operation Fast and Exceedingly Foolish

By The Daily Sentinel

Word out of Washington is that Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, will resign this week over the now-infamous Operation Fast and Furious. Evidence at congressional hearings last week ...


Glimmer of hope

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s economy circa mid-2011 is a far cry from what it was in, say, 2006 and 2007. But it also doesn’t look quite as dismal as it did in 2009 and 2010. In fact, according to Natalie Mullis, chief economist for the Legislative ...


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