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Email Letters: March 24, 2017

By Staff

Taxpayer money should not be used to fund abortions The Sentinel Editorial Board missed the mark with its call for continued funding of Planned Parenthood. They even repeat the false claim that abortions are “just a sliver” of the ...

Down to the wire on House health care vote, Tipton still undecided

By Gary Harmon

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., remains undecided on the American Health Care Act, his office said this morning. Tipton’s priority in the bill “is to lower health care costs for his constituents,” his Washington, D.C., ...

Prosecutor: Man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Prosecutors say a former Marine accused of leaving pipe bombs in the safe in his downtown Denver hotel room planned to strap the explosives to his waist and blow himself up in Pueblo. Assistant U.S. Attorney Julia Martinez ...

Spring storm closes highways in southern, eastern Colorado

By The Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS — A spring snow storm has shut down highways in southern and eastern Colorado. Interstate 25 between Castle Rock and Colorado Springs and Interstate 70 from the outskirts of the Denver area to Limon were among the roads ...

School drilling setback bill advances in House

By Dennis Webb

A bill to increase minimum setbacks between schools and oil and gas sites cleared a Colorado House of Representatives committee Thursday night by a 6-5 vote. The measure next goes to a vote of the full House. While it’s expected to ...

Gardner’s grand idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s just say up front that U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s idea to move the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction is as brilliant as it is unlikely to come to ...

Printed Letters: March 24, 2017

By Staff

Mandate for health 
insurance a good thing Colorado has a mandate for automobile insurance. A vehicle owner in Colorado must carry certain minimum levels of automobile insurance. Any person who merely drives a car in Colorado (even ...


By any other name

By Greg Walcher

Are they lying, or just being economical with the truth? Did that fall off the back of a truck, or was it stolen? Does he need more time with the family, or was he fired? Was the animal put to sleep, or killed? We commonly use such euphemisms ...


Woman escapes hostage situation

By Erin McIntyre

A woman was able to escape a home where she was being held against her will at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon, and police spent hours waiting out the situation in the 1900 block of Chipeta Court. Initial reports indicated the man in question ...

Bill to change campaign fines gets initial OK

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Dan Thurlow’s attempt to change to how elected officials are fined for violating minor campaign finance reporting errors won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday. Under current law, if an elected ...

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