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Mixed economic signals keep forecasters guessing

By The Daily Sentinel

There was brighter economic news this week. Economists now believe the economy will grow faster in the coming year than they had anticipated just three months ago, according to an Associated Press survey. Great. Now what about jobs? Not so ...


Obama fuels optimism for region’‘s energy

By The Daily Sentinel

When President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that by 2035, he wants 80 percent of American electricity to come from clean energy, he made it clear that energy would not be exclusively solar, wind and biofuels. Nuclear power, clean coal ...


A bipartisan moment?

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama, who delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, was a different speaker from the unbending President Obama of a year ago. It was also a different House chamber than the one in which Obama gave his speech ...


Moonlighting as secretary of state

By The Daily Sentinel

There are several issues that rankle us regarding new Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s plans to work part-time with his old law firm to supplement his state salary. First, he knew that the secretary of state’s salary ...


Competitive districts serve the public best

By The Daily Sentinel

In the past 30 years, Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District — always one of the most competitive in the state — has been represented by six different congressmen, equally split between Republicans and Democrats. By contrast, ...


Emergency!

By The Daily Sentinel

There was a sort of breathless, round-up-the-posse, circle-the-wagons excitement about Thursday evening’s hastily called special session of the City Council. City staffers apparently believed they had found a smoking gun related to the ...


Fruita facility is making a splash

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to Fruita. The city and its residents have a new community recreation center, complete exercise area and gymnasium, as well as a new senior center and a new facility to house the Fruita Branch of the Mesa County Public ...


Ken Lambert

Immigration mistake

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest attempt to appear tough on illegal immigration is a bill in the Colorado Senate that is loosely related to last year’s controversial Arizona immigration bill. The bill, introduced by Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, has ...


Buescher and Suthers

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hardly astonishing that Bernie Buescher has found another position in state government, given his lengthy record of solid service for Colorado in various jobs under different administrations. The surprise comes from the fact that ...


Boehner

What would replace repealed health law?

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that the House has voted, largely along party lines, to repeal the health care reform law that Congress passed last year, one question people should be asking is: What would replace it if it were repealed? Our advice to those clamoring ...


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