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New conference, new coach

By The Daily Sentinel

It was clear, as the University of Colorado football team stumbled through this season, that Head Coach Dan Hawkins’ days as leader of the Golden Buffaloes were numbered. After last Saturday’s debacle in Lawrence, Kan., in which ...


Water rights and the Colorado River

By The Daily Sentinel

We in western Colorado look east to the Front Range when we try to anticipate the next threat on Colorado water. As Sentinel reporter Dennis Webb made clear on Sunday, however, the West Slope is beset with the clamoring thirst to our west, as ...


Meis’ ‘tea party’ is costly retribution

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to a state law that says it’s wrong for someone under age 16 to pilot a personal watercraft, Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis appears to agree with Charles Dickens’ Mr. Bumble: “If the law supposes that ... ...


Talk, talk

By The Daily Sentinel

The chairman of the Montrose County Hospital Board may be uncertain whether a meeting with the county commissioners scheduled to begin Monday qualifies as an actual negotiation or simply a discussion, but we’re sure of one thing: Having ...


Bennet holds on

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s U.S. Senate race was reportedly the most expensive in the country this year. So, it’s only fitting that the race was a tight one, not decided until a day after the polls closed. To the surprise of many people, incumbent ...


Thanks, Henrietta

By The Daily Sentinel

As the column below indicates, this is Henrietta Hay’s last regular column for The Daily Sentinel. But the association that began more than 20 years ago won’t be ending entirely. She will continue to write occasionally, as the ...


The Tao of Steve

By The Daily Sentinel

The high-profile races for the U.S. Senate, governor and the 3rd Congressional District garnered much of the attention this election season. But two down-ballot races are likely to have a more direct impact on people’s lives in Mesa ...


Tipton

Tipton to Congress

By The Daily Sentinel

There are several explanations for Republican Scott Tipton’s victory over incumbent Democrat John Salazar in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. One, of course, is the GOP wave that swept multitudes of Democrats from Congress, ...


Bad ballot measures suffer deserved death

By The Daily Sentinel

As they have so many times in the past, Colorado voters weighed the pros and cons of misguided ballot measures, then sent them to overwhelming defeat. Good for Coloradans. We’re pleased to see they recognized the potential harm these ...


Gov Hick

Gov.-elect Hickenlooper

By The Daily Sentinel

In the end, the race for governor of Colorado was not nearly as close as polls suggested it might be in the weeks leading up to the election. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, won a solid victory by more than 10 percentage points ...


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