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Justice Stevens prepares to step down

By The Daily Sentinel

Most people who pay attention to the U.S. Supreme Court knew that Justice John Paul Stevens — the longest-serving member of the current court — was expected to resign soon. Stevens is 89 and has said he wanted to retire during ...


More budget roulette at the state Capitol

By The Daily Sentinel

Democrats in the Colorado Senate are playing the same game with the state budget as they did last year: Approving a spending plan for the state based on optimistic budget projections and potentially leaving it to Gov. Bill Ritter to clean up ...


Industrial nightclubs

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council this week appropriately rejected a proposal that would have prohibited night clubs in light industrial areas. The proposed ban never made much sense. Why shouldn’t nightclubs be allowed to operate in ...


Politics not as usual

By The Daily Sentinel

Patty Hanna is never going to make it to the upper echelons of the American political system like this. You don’t win a disputed election, then step aside so your opponent can serve, just because you believe that is what’s best for ...


World must not ignore terrorism’s religious aspect

By The Daily Sentinel

The global war against terrorists is not just a fight involving guns, bombs and classified intelligence. It is also a war of words. President Barack Obama and his security team plan to expel certain religiously charged words, such as ...


Same-day registration won’t improve voting

By The Daily Sentinel

Voting should be a relatively accessible activity, with few obstacles placed between citizens and ballots. But that doesn’t mean it should be as easy as, say, picking up a sixpack at the local beer emporium: Show up without having ...


Locals stand up to be counted

By The Daily Sentinel

Imagine that. In Mesa County, noted for its antipathy toward big government and assorted far-right ideologues, response to this year’s Census is running ahead of the response rate in other parts of Colorado and around the country. With ...


Another step in roadless-rule dance

By Staff

Colorado submitted its latest, updated roadless rule to the federal government Tuesday, and there is every reason for state residents to continue supporting the state plan for managing 4.2 million acres of national forest roadless areas in the ...


Detour is needed from Chapman plan

By The Daily Sentinel

Tom Chapman has a unique — and distasteful — business model: Find a parcel of property adjacent to or surrounded by spectacular public lands. Threaten to develop the private lands or block access to the public lands. Hope for a ...


Pipeline from Flaming Gorge remains a costly mistake

By The Daily Sentinel

Aaron Million, the promoter of a plan to tap water from the Green River and pipeline it across southern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range, declared last week that if the project proves to be environmentally unsound, the pipeline ...


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