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One more year?

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama has drafted Gen. David Petraeus to take command in Afghanistan and — it is hoped — to work the same sort of magic he did in Iraq. And he gave Petraeus one year to wrap it up. The problem is, few people ...


An unambiguous ruling

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a reasonable chance that former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling could be leaving his current abode at a federal prison in Englewood before long, thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday. We’re pleased with the ...


Bodies in the desert

By The Daily Sentinel

The body farm — Mesa State College’s proposed Forensic Anthropology Research Center — appears headed to the desert between Whitewater and Grand Junction. That is a reasonable resolution to the controversy that erupted ...


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 ...


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