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Good news for gas

By The Daily Sentinel

Those who believe a strong natural gas industry is critical for this region’s economy — a large majority of the local populace, no doubt — should take heart from two news items. The first involves the compromise announced ...


A reprimand for Rangel?

By The Daily Sentinel

New York Congressman Charles Rangel is believed to have broken not only House rules, but federal law — including federal laws and financial disclosure requirements — while chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. And last ...


Celebrate moose on Grand Mesa

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hard to believe it was only a little more than five years ago that the first three moose were released on Grand Mesa in an effort to re-establish the giant mammals on the mountain they once claimed as home, at least part of the ...


Owners, not taxpayers, should pay for cleanup

By The Daily Sentinel

The Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup effort of the Elizabeth Mining and Development Inc. site north of Montrose is necessary and welcome, but we hope the agency is actively pursuing the property owners to recover cleanup ...


Arizona loses Round 1 in legal border battle

By The Daily Sentinel

The preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Wednesday barring key provisions of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law won’t end the legal battle over the law. Not by a long shot. We fully expect the issue will ...


War of words

By The Daily Sentinel

The smoking gun in the 90,000 pages of documents related to the war in Arghanistan that were made public by WikiLeaks may be just this: There is no smoking gun. Unlike the notorious Pentagon Papers of the 1970s, which showed the Johnson ...


Terrible Tom enters the governor’s race

By The Daily Sentinel

Scott McInnis won’t withdraw from the race for governor. Dan Maes won’t withdraw. Tom Tancredo won’t wait. And the head of the Republican Party said it’s now very likely the GOP won’t win the gubernatorial race ...


Early isn’t always best

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s say you’re a responsible, attentive voter, even an enthusiastic one. When you received your mail-in primary election ballot last week, you were well-prepared. You quickly marked the ballot with your choices, and mailed it to ...


Montrose takes flight

By The Daily Sentinel

The formal announcement Friday that the German manufacturer, Extra Aircraft, will locate a manufacturing plant near the Montrose County Airport and bring 200 high-paying jobs to the community is certainly welcome news for Montrose, and ...


Congress loses energy for cap-and-trade bill

By The Daily Sentinel

The cap-and-trade climate bill passed by the House, and its modified sister introduced in the Senate, didn’t officially die last week. But they are both on life support. The danger, as noted in the column at the bottom of this page, is ...


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