Editorials

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Speed bumps for highway travelers

By The Daily Sentinel

If you drove to Denver Saturday via I-70, you may have experienced the test of a new theory for traffic management: Slow down to speed up. A similar philosophy is apparently being embraced by a few folks when it comes to highway funding. ...


A vision for the Sisters

By The Daily Sentinel

The economic situation may not be right for Mesa County to engage in a spending program to enhance and preserve recreational trails on Orchard Mesa. But, to their credit, the county commissioners have initiated a process that could eventually ...


Deadly medicine

By The Daily Sentinel

When federal officers raided the Western Slope offices of Dr. Sam Jahani almost two years ago, there was considerable speculation about what they were investigating. Medicare fraud? Inappropriate billing? Prescription drug problems? According ...


Tipton refuses to sit on sidelines

By The Daily Sentinel

The future of the oil shale industry won’t be determined at a congressional field hearing that 3rd District Rep. Scott Tipton has arranged to be held in Grand Junction Aug. 24. As David Abelson, of the conservation organization Western ...


A cheesey recall effort

By The Daily Sentinel

The $31 million spent on Wisconsin’s state-Senate recall efforts this summer has not been much of an economic boost for the average cheesehead, unless they worked for political advertising agencies or media outlets that ran the ads. But ...


Light shines on new era at CMU

By The Daily Sentinel

Windows that once graced the south wall of Houston Hall — but were covered during an earlier remodel — are back, reinstated in a more energy-efficient manner as part of a $15 million renovation of the first building constructed to ...


Court makes secrets of public’s business

By The Daily Sentinel

It seems like one of the most fundamental and obvious tenets of government: When elected or appointed officials vote on public issues, those votes are to be conducted in public and each member’s vote recorded. That way, constituents may ...


Powderhorn purchased

By The Daily Sentinel

Andy Daly knows a thing or two about carving successful turns in the rocky terrain of the Colorado ski business. He’s worked in the state’s ski industry for more than 40 years, served as president and chief executive of Vail ...


The drunken economy

By The Daily Sentinel

Wall Street watchers witnessed a wild ride Friday. When they opened, markets rose rapidly on the news of better-than-anticipated jobs numbers. But the gains quickly evaporated with more disturbing news of potential European-nation ...


A test for residents of School District 51

By The Daily Sentinel

Recent letter writers to The Daily Sentinel have included a number of individuals who have declared they would not consider voting for an increase in funding for School District 51 until the district demonstrates substantial improvement in its ...


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