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The U?

By The Daily Sentinel

The institution of higher learning in Grand Junction, which has undergone multiple name changes since it started in the 1920s, might soon add another word to its name: University. We think that’s entirely appropriate. In today’s ...


Gessler’s budget obstinacy

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this for Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler: He isn’t one to ingratiate himself with the majority. First, he announced his intention to work part-time with his old law firm because, he contended, his $68,500 annual state ...


Colorado’s tough budget choices

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no question that a quality public education system — from K-12 through college — is critical to developing a sound economic future. But it’s equally clear that, given Colorado’s current revenue situation, ...


Park Service should not derail bike race

By The Daily Sentinel

When Colorado Sen. Mark Udall hosts a meeting in Grand Junction later this month to discuss possible designation of Colorado National Monument as a national park, you can bet the Quiznos Pro Challenge bicycle race will come up. Monument ...


Don’t pull the plug on public broadcasting

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans have long had an antipathy toward public broadcasting on television and radio. They have made multiple unsuccessful attempts to end federal support for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which provides funding for both public ...


Fringe budgeting will not cure our problems

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama released his massive 2012 budget proposal Monday, one that cuts or eliminates 200 federal programs, raises taxes on some folks and still manages to increase the federal deficit as it boosts spending for education and ...


Mail-in-ballots go bust

By The Daily Sentinel

Legislation that would have made every statewide election in Colorado a mail-ballot election was withdrawn by its bipartisan cosponsors last week. Mail-in ballots have proved successful in many instances, from municipal elections, to ...


Tradition! at school

By The Daily Sentinel

Don’t equate members of the District 51 school board with Tevye, the patriarch from “Fiddler on the Roof,” who embraced tradition for tradition’s sake. The school board members had valid reasons — beyond ...


Mubarek

Mubarak keeps fuse lit

By The Daily Sentinel

After 17 days of intense protest — following 30 years of despotism — countless people in Egypt and around the world thought Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak was going to resign late Thursday. But it was not to be. Sounding ...


The politics of breakfast

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans in the Colorado Senate have apparently learned that, along with motherhood and apple pie, you don’t mess with breakfast. That’s especially true when the money to be saved by cutting funds for a school breakfast program ...


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