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Silverton not shorted in Christmas storm

By The Daily Sentinel

The snowstorms that arrived in Colorado beginning Christmas Day didn’t dump as much white powder in many parts of the state as had been predicted. Residents of Silverton aren’t feeling shortchanged in the snow department, ...


Still-dangerous world awaits President Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

Pakistan moved more troops to its border with India last week, and tensions heightened between those two countries. Pakistan later sought to relieve those tensions, saying it did not want war with India and that it would work to weed out ...


Christmas pardons

By The Daily Sentinel

There are several weeks remaining in President George W. Bush’s term in the White House, and he could still issue some last-minute, high-profile pardons of political types, such as President Bill Clinton did in his last days in ...


Steady and thorough led to Helmick arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

There was considerable speculation, shortly after Alan Helmick was found shot to death at his home near Whitewater last June 10, about whether Helmick’s wife was involved. An affidavit made public this week in support of Miriam ...


Gloria in excelsis Deo!

By The Daily Sentinel

During the period when the old Roman empire was at the height of its power — that is, in the days of Caesar Augustus — Dec. 25 was celebrated as a festival of the unconquered sun. The festivities, of course, were held during the ...


Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in the New York Sun in 1897 and remains appropriate for this holiday season 111 years later. We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently ...


Bogus bids bite the BLM

By The Daily Sentinel

No doubt a few people — especially in Utah — are wondering how a 27-year-old college student with no apparent financial wherewithal was allowed to become a bidder at a BLM natural gas lease sale last Friday. But Tim DeChristopher ...


The chamber’s smaller tent

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to Western Colorado Congress’ membership in the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, think square peg in a round hole. The two organizations simply are not a good fit with each other, especially these days when they ...


Romanoff for Senate

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter has no shortage of names to choose from as he contemplates a replacement for Ken Salazar in the U.S. Senate. We believe he should select Andrew Romanoff, the Denver Democrat and retiring speaker of the Colorado House. In ...


Tightening the state belt

By The Daily Sentinel

When they return to work in January, state lawmakers will face an unenviable task: They must cut $604 million from state spending that’s already been approved for the next six months. A report released Friday by the Legislative Council ...


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