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A test for Hickenlooper

By The Daily Sentinel

We admit we were concerned after reading the Associated Press story Tuesday saying Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper plans to eliminate Colorado’s student achievement tests to save money in the state budget. This is, ...


Xcel plan is good for environment, economy

By The Daily Sentinel

There was a great deal of hand-wringing Monday evening about the effect Xcel Energy’s proposed switch to more natural gas-fired electric generation will have on coal jobs in western Colorado. That’s understandable. Coal mining and ...


Confusing signposts on road to recovery

By The Daily Sentinel

Want to know what’s wrong with the U.S. economy? You only need to read what the experts have to say. Of course, expert analysis is all over the place. And American confidence in those experts seems to have justifiably diminished, along ...


Left out of the race

By Staff

Colorado has twice now been rejected in its bid for millions of dollars from the Obama administration’s “Race to the Top” competition for education funding. It’s a development that seems to have come as a shock to some ...


Mexican drug gangs blowing holes in border

By The Daily Sentinel

Lost in the unending fight in the United States over illegal immigration is an awareness that Mexico is looking more and more like an ungovernable country in danger of falling under the control of rival drug gangs. The deaths of 72 people ...


Judge finds mark in shooting case

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County District Judge Brian Flynn rejected a plea agreement that would have given probation to a man who fired four times into a home, hitting five people. The judge, we think, is on the mark in his finding. To be sure, the case ...


Yellow flag on expansion

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Motor Speedway got approval from the Mesa County Commission on Tuesday for an ambitious expansion of its operation north of Interstate 70. We’d rather have seen a more cautious approach on this one. It’s not ...


School enrollments rise

By The Daily Sentinel

School is under way in the Grand Valley, from kindergarten through high school and at Mesa State College and the earliest, admittedly least reliable indications, are that enrollment is generally on the rise. At School District 51, there were ...


Ritter filling holes in state budget

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter, forced by the reality of a slow economy, has staked his new budget to twin underpinnings that will have long-term, not necessarily bad, ramifications. The governor’s budget proposals announced Monday are aimed at ...


Mesa State makes Forbes.com list

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College, for the second year in a row is listed among the nation’s best colleges. That’s no small accomplishment, given the fact that the United States has 6,600 institutions of higher education and the highest 610 of ...


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