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No deal on the Roan Plateau

By The Daily Sentinel

The legal saga of potential gas drilling on the Roan Plateau west of Rifle continues, with a return visit to federal district court in Denver now on the agenda. It’s too bad that a compromise settlement couldn’t be reached between ...

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One week ‘til the end

By The Daily Sentinel

The “end” in the headline above refers not to the political fortunes of any candidate or political party come Nov. 2. Instead, it highlights one very welcome fact. Seven days from now, the airing of aggressive and seemingly ...

The Daily Sentinel’s 2010 endorsements

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s note: This is a recap of The Daily Sentinel’s editorial endorsements for the 2010 general election. If a race or ballot item is not listed, we took no position on that question. Governor: John Hickenlooper (D) U.S. ...

Sherman’s mission must help forests

By The Daily Sentinel

Harris Sherman, the U.S. undersecretary of agriculture for natural resources and the environment, cited the importance of the Intermountain Resources sawmill to Colorado’s forests in Montrose in a visit on Wednesday. Sherman is aware ...

Youngster becomes chief of tiny Mexican town

By The Daily Sentinel

Twenty-year-old Marisol Valles Garcia has our admiration and support, which is something out of the norm considering that Valles Garcia is the new police chief of the town of Praxedis S. Guerrero, Mexico. We suspect Valles Garcia has the job ...

Higher ed

Colorado colleges are at a crossroads

By The Daily Sentinel

It was welcome to hear the co-chairman of a committee examining higher education in Colorado say several times Tuesday that his group is not recommending a change in the way Mesa State College operates. Mesa State has been very successful ...

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Dan Maes’ campaign is intellectually bankrupt

By The Daily Sentinel

The news over the weekend that Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes filed for bankruptcy 20 years ago caught GOP leaders off guard, since they had asked him when he entered the race if there was anything in his past that could damage ...

Retain local judges

By The Daily Sentinel

Three judges in Mesa County are up for retention this year. Voters should cast their ballots to retain all three of them. District Judges Richard T. Gurley and Valerie J. Robison, along with County Judge Bruce R. Raaum are on the ballot. ...

Re-elect Acquafresca

By Staff

Steve Acquafresca has often been the odd man out on the Mesa County Board of Commissioners, the person voting in opposition to fellow commissioners Craig Meis and Janet Rowland. He takes pride in that role. “Day in and day out, I ask ...

A post-racial presidency?

By The Daily Sentinel

There was much talk, when President Barack Obama was elected to the White House in 2008, that his would be a post-racial presidency. After all, it was argued, as the son of a white mother and a black father, Obama was uniquely positioned to ...

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