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Coming soon: A new county administrator

By The Daily Sentinel

It seems a bit counter-intuitive that a woman who spent much of her career working for Democratic chief executives in Denver has been hired by the three Republican Mesa County commissioners as their new county administrator. But the ...


Jobs situation boosts economic optimism

By The Daily Sentinel

The number of job openings in the United States grew by 352,000 in February, to nearly 3.1 million, the largest increase in job growth since December 2004. That’s just one of several indications that the jobs picture in this country is ...


Congratulations Matt Diers and Palisade High School

By The Daily Sentinel

There are a multitude of solutions offered to improve public education in this country. One of them, put forth on these pages recently by Marcia Neal, local representative on the Colorado State Board of Education, is to hold students more ...


Home-brewed sales

By The Daily Sentinel

A bill in the Colorado Legislature failed this week — as similar measures have the past few years — to make it legal for all convenience and grocery stores to sell full-strength beer. We wouldn’t say we’re drunk with ...


Lifting the veil on fracking fluids

By The Daily Sentinel

If you go to the website, http://www.fracfocus.org, and search for natural gas wells operated by Williams in Garfield County, you’ll find that water makes up 90 percent or more of the fracking materials used in its wells. Premium white ...


Prosser Kloppenburg

Ballot-box justices

By The Daily Sentinel

Periodically, someone in Colorado gets frustrated with our judicial system and concludes that the way we select judges and justices in this state is the problem. Inevitably, they begin clamoring for the direct election of judges. We hope ...


Back from the brink

By The Daily Sentinel

The old adage that you never want to see sausage being made or your legislature at work was never more true than last week, when members of both parties battled until literally the eleventh hour Friday night before reaching agreement on a ...


Journalism in jeopardy at CU?

By The Daily Sentinel

The University of Colorado Board of Regents could act as early as today to scrap the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and build a new program from the ground up. That new program, as recommended by CU President Bruce Benson and ...


Budget brinksmanship

By The Daily Sentinel

As this was being written Thursday afternoon, the prospect of a partial government shutdown beginning today loomed larger than ever. In fact, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday afternoon he expected it to occur, even though ...


Civil unions law will be revived

By The Daily Sentinel

When a legislative committee quietly killed a bill last week — strictly along party lines — that would have given legal protections to civil unions involving same-sex couples, it didn’t draw a lot of news coverage. The event ...


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