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Recalling when the towers fell

By The Daily Sentinel

Seven years ago today, most Americans witnessed via television the horrific scene of terrorists flying airplanes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York. And many realized, perhaps for the first time, that the United States ...


Compromise is judged successful

By The Daily Sentinel

Two of the three people nominated as federal judges in Colorado had hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Confirmation votes for Christine Arguello and Philip Brimmer are expected in the full Senate within a few ...


Wildlife and gas wells

By The Daily Sentinel

The prospect of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission abandoning a proposed new regulation that could impose a 90-day drilling moratorium in wildlife-sensitive areas seemed like a mistake to us — at first. But local ...


U.S. taxpayers to the rescue

By The Daily Sentinel

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two huge secondary mortgage corporations, were never truly private companies. Because they were created by Congress, there was always the implicit understanding that the power of U.S. taxpayers was behind the two ...


High-energy debate

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not ready yet to say which U.S. Senate candidate we support to replace outgoing Sen. Wayne Allard. But keep this in mind when you decide which of the two seeking the seat, Republican Bob Schaffer and Democrat Mark Udall, is really ...


Jobs on the stump

By The Daily Sentinel

Just after the starting gun has sounded for the final dash to the White House, new unemployment figures provide plenty of ammunition for both candidates to use on the campaign stump. They are not pleasant numbers to contemplate. The national ...


Danger zone

By The Daily Sentinel

Americans are driving less because of higher gasoline prices, and that’s good news. Right? Well, not if you’re concerned about the highways upon which they’re driving. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters announced Friday ...


Oil-shale engine is still just idling

By The Daily Sentinel

As anticipated, the Bureau of Land Management released its final draft last week of a plan to allow the leasing of federal lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming for commercial oil shale development. Also as expected, the plan has reignited the ...


Iraq on the mend

By The Daily Sentinel

Some 8,000 troops could be leaving Iraq by early next year, based on recommendations Gen. David Petraeus made to top officials in the Bush administration last week. Bush is to announce his plans for troop redeployments this week, and some of ...


Prime-time Palin

By The Daily Sentinel

Like her or loathe her, Sarah Palin has already proved herself a force to be reckoned with in presidential politics. Perhaps because so many people were eager to learn more about the Alaska governor and GOP vice-presidential nominee, ...


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