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Jim Ruch, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

Recent transplants to Colorado who enjoy hunting, fishing or viewing the state’s abundant wildlife probably don’t know who Jim Ruch was. But they owe him a debt of gratitude. Ruch, who died June 18 at his home in Ojai, Calif., was ...


Aid to terrorists and the First Amendment

By The Daily Sentinel

The case that the U.S. Supreme Court decided this week — prohibiting U.S. citizens from giving “material support” to international terrorist organizations — was argued at the margins of First Amendment law. It restricts ...


Excessive sentence doesn’t serve justice

By The Daily Sentinel

District Judge Brian Flynn of Mesa County has long had a reputation as a tough-on-crime sentencing judge. Most of the time, his sentences are sensible. But it’s difficult to see the justification for the 53-year prison sentence that ...


Science, facts and a deepwater dilemma

By The Daily Sentinel

A federal judge’s decision Tuesday to block the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling that President Barack Obama imposed last month highlights the difficulty for a president who promised “to be sure that facts are driving ...


McChrystal’s mistake

By The Daily Sentinel

There is a chain of command in the U.S. military that leads eventually to one place: The White House. That’s where Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, will appear today for a face-to-face meeting with President ...


Economy may put brakes on grants

By The Daily Sentinel

After a hiatus of over a year, it was heartening to hear that state funds designed to help communities deal with the impacts of energy development could begin flowing once more in Colorado during the fiscal year that begins July 1. The spigot ...


Printed letters, June 22, 2010

By Staff

Hidden Gems plan was refined with users’ input I appreciate The Daily Sentinel’s continued coverage of the important landscapes and policy questions in the Hidden Gems Wilderness Proposal. In Eagle and Summit counties, Hidden ...


Tell us how you will protect Colorado

By The Daily Sentinel

As the gusher in the Gulf continues largely unabated, Colorado residents have good reason to ask how well protected we are from the risks of oil or natural gas leaks here. There’s little doubt the state’s environment and public ...


Don’t exempt lawmakers from cost-cutting plan

By The Daily Sentinel

State Rep. Laura Bradford, R-Collbran, campaigned for the Legislature with a pledge she would be a fiscal conservative, and she is keeping that promise. As Thursday’s Daily Sentinel article by Charles Ashby detailed, Bradford is now ...


Gulf oil spill is not an opportunity for Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s no surprise that Republicans and even a few leading Democrats took exception to President Barack Obama’s attempt this week to link the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico to climate-change legislation long stalled in the ...


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