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Mixed message on roads

By The Daily Sentinel

Within days after approving a new highway-funding plan that includes raising fees on all vehicles registered in Colorado, Democrats in the state Legislature appear to be looking for ways to reduce money flowing to highways. The Colorado ...


Brady petition truckin’ into court

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest installment in the Brady Trucking rezoning saga will take place inside a Mesa County courtroom. We can only hope that it is close to the final episode. As we have said repeatedly throughout this story, we don’t believe the ...


Love with a small town

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County officials and those with the town of De Beque aren’t exactly cozying up to each other like romantic teenagers. But their relationship is considerably warmer than it was a few months ago, and that’s welcome news. Nobody ...


Rowland’s gun idea deserves to be shot down

By The Daily Sentinel

Keeping public buildings safe and secure, both for the employees who work in them and the citizens who visit, is one of the most important responsibilities of government. And the task has, without question, gotten more difficult in recent ...


Seven Aphorisms axed

By The Daily Sentinel

A tiny religious group won’t be able to place its own monument — containing the group’s “Seven Aphorisms” — next to a monument with the words of the Ten Commandments engraved on it in a park in the city of ...


Out of Iraq

By The Daily Sentinel

United States involvement in the Iraq war will end on Aug. 31, 2010, roughly 18 months from today. So decreed President Barack Obama in an announcement made last Thursday. That’s great. We are now six years into this war, and nearly ...


Persistence may pay for rec-center advocates

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this for Sally Schaefer and other members of Grand Valley Recreation Resources: They are not quitters. They have not allowed the worst economic recession in 70 years to make them abandon their dreams for a publicly funded recreation ...


Salazar slows oil-shale express

By The Daily Sentinel

It is hardly unexpected that Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar would want to apply the brakes to a Bush administration effort to fast-track the leasing of federal lands for the commercial development of oil shale. While he was a U.S. senator ...


Henrietta Hay Column February 27, 2009

By Henrietta Hay

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” — Ed Viesturs. Colorado has 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation, and there are many climbers who agree with the above quote. Members of the ...


Wolves at the door

By The Daily Sentinel

The trek of a young female wolf from the Yellowstone National Park area in northwestern Wyoming to Eagle County, Colorado, is an amazing odyssey, regardless of how one feels about the prospect of wolves returning to this state. Because she ...


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