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The GOP avoids name-calling nonsense

By The Daily Sentinel

National Republican leaders moved to the brink of absurdity this week then, faced with mounting criticism, took a small step back. The GOP is no longer demanding that the national Democratic Party change its name to the Democrat Socialist ...


Katie’s Law is now Colorado’s law, too

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s archive of DNA evidence is about to expand substantially, due to a bill with bipartisan support that was signed into law by Gov. Bill Ritter on Thursday. Senate Bill 241 requires the collection of DNA samples from anyone ...


A sensible veto

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter is being attacked by labor union officials and their supporters in the state Legislature because he has once again vetoed a union-backed bill. The bill’s sponsor even accused the governor of rejecting the bill to ...


Californians reject bigger-budget plans

By The Daily Sentinel

In the run-up to Tuesday’s special election, California voters were told all kinds of scary stories about what would happen if they didn’t pass five ballot measures crafted by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state ...


Be wary of the water during high runoff

By The Daily Sentinel

It may feel like summer, with temperatures on Monday topping 90 degrees. But now is not the time to take to the rivers of the region, at least not in questionable craft with improper safety equipment. The Colorado River was flowing at more ...


A triumphant Western Landscape

By The Daily Sentinel

The landscape of the American Southwest is clearly one of extremes — high mountain peaks and deep river canyons,  rock towers, alcoves and arches. And not just any natural arches, but the longest arches in the world. The longest of ...


Pelosi’s problems and ‘truth’ hearings

By The Daily Sentinel

The press conference that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held last Thursday — to discuss what she knew about waterboarding and when — didn’t work out quite as she intended. Far from resolving the questions about her knowledge of ...


Congratulations, Mavs!

By The Daily Sentinel

The Mesa Mavericks baseball team is headed to the World Series, its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division II baseball championship beginning next Saturday in Cary, N.C. To reach that lofty level, the Mavericks put together a very ...


A pikeminnow’s progressThe report last week that a Colorado pikeminnow had been captured in th

By The Daily Sentinel

The report last week that a Colorado pikeminnow had been captured in the Colorado River in De Beque Canyon may not have been the most closely monitored bit of news in a week of high school graduations, Denver Nuggets victories and the usual ...


Car casualties arrive on the Western Slope

By The Daily Sentinel

We were pleased to see that Grand Junction Chrysler Jeep will retain its Chrysler dealership, despite Chrysler’s bankruptcy filing and the resulting decisions to eliminate nearly 800 dealerships nationwide. Other dealers in the region, ...


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