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Rifle prison saved

By The Daily Sentinel

The possibility that the minimum-security prison at Rifle would be closed to help resolve a projected state budget shortfall produced mixed emotions. It’s true that the prison, the jobs it brings and the economic impact it has, are ...


Vehicle-mileage tax is no Rx for highway needs

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s some refreshing news out of Washington. The latest fad in highway-funding circles — charging motorists a tax based on how many miles they drive each year — has not won the support of President Barack Obama. In fact, he ...


Wildlife rules do not mean end of gas drilling

By The Daily Sentinel

One surprising piece of news released last week was the fact that 20 major gas production companies are beginning to work with the Colorado Department of Natural Resources regarding gas drilling and new wildlife regulations. Yes those ...


Keep the BLM on track

By The Daily Sentinel

The sessions held this month to discuss roads and trails on Bureau of Land Management property in this region were important for letting the federal agency know what people think should be done with trails management locally. But those who ...


12th Street Market

By The Daily Sentinel

The long-debated and previously rejected grocery-store complex planned for the corner of 12th Street and Patterson Road moved much closer to reality Wednesday. We think it’s high time. As we have long argued, the parcel of property on ...


Budget wildfire may be contained in California

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Legislature faces difficult budget decisions over the next few weeks. It must slash an estimated $1 billion from state spending slated to occur over the next 17 months. But that’s nothing compared to California, where ...


Paper tigers

By The Daily Sentinel

We are nearing the end of the first decade of the 21st century, with technological changes coming furiously in just about every area of our lives. Yet the Election Reform Commission for the state of Colorado is clinging obsessively to 18th ...


Speed bumps slow latest auto bailout

By The Daily Sentinel

Chrysler and General Motors held their hands out for up to $21.6 billion in additional federal aid this week. But they found even some of their allies in Washington were unimpressed with the recovery plans they have put together. A spokesman ...


Chance’s story belongs to all of us

By The Daily Sentinel

Chance Phelps was a resident of the Grand Valley very briefly, spending only his senior year at Palisade High School. He spent more time in Craig, and more still in his hometown of Dubois, Wyo. But his death in Iraq in 2004 — a ...


Bradford’s bill loses on two counts

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re all for legally hammering sexual predators who prey on young children, as state Rep. Laura Bradford seeks to do with House Bill 1144. But Braford’s bill, which would require a minimum 20-year sentence for sex offenders who ...


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