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United (Way) we stand

By The Daily Sentinel

Even in the tough economic times of the past few years, United Way of Mesa County keeps chugging along, raising more than $1 million each year, and parceling the money out to nonprofits that are critical to a caring community. On Tuesday, ...


No gold star for Heath’s tax plan

By The Daily Sentinel

Boulder Democratic state Sen. Rollie Heath angered many on the Western Slope, The Daily Sentinel among them, with his congressional redistricting plan that would have carved up western Colorado and placed Mesa County in the same district as ...


The Donald trumped

By The Daily Sentinel

Monday must have been a day of deep frustration for Donald Trump. The New York City real estate mogul, television star and wannabe politician had designated Monday as the date he would announce for certain whether he would run for president ...


Despite legislative punt, ballot change still needed

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased to learn that a group called Colorado’s Future is not abandoning its plan to seek voter approval to make it more difficult to amend Colorado’s Constitution, even though the state Legislature failed to pass a ...


Rajaratnam

An insider undone

By The Daily Sentinel

There are many perks, no doubt, to being a billionaire stock trader and hedge-fund manager. But one of them should not be a free pass on the laws governing insider trading and securities fraud. Raj Rajaratnam did not get a free pass. The Sri ...


Oil shale

Caution, not halt, called for on oil shale

By The Daily Sentinel

Gasoline prices have been climbing and so, naturally, is interest in oil shale. After all, if there is the equivalent of several Saudi Arabian oil fields trapped in the rock and sands of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, U.S. energy woes could be ...


Gov.‘s woodshed call ended ugly session

By The Daily Sentinel

It took the threat of a public spanking from the governor, but legislative leaders finally acted a little like grown-ups Wednesday to wrap up an extremely disappointing 2011 legislative session. We wish Gov. John Hickenlooper had challenged ...


Congratulations, Clifton

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no need to read between the lines regarding third-grade reading scores at Clifton Elementary School. They jumped an eye-popping 27 percentage points from last year’s scores. This year, 74 percent of Clifton third-graders ...


Pot-driving bill got burned

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Sen. Steve King of Grand Junction were irate this week after the state Senate killed a bill that would have established a legal limit for driving under the influence of marijuana. Their frustration ...


Colorado redistricting opportunity squandered

By The Daily Sentinel

Members of the Colorado Legislature have until midnight tonight to reach a compromise on a congressional redistricting bill. Here’s some advice for all Coloradans: Don’t hold your breath expecting that to occur. Senate Democrats ...


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