Editorials

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Tax drive could hurt rural motorists

By The Daily Sentinel

Legislation to provide additional funding for Colorado’s roads and bridges is still being drafted, and all indications are it will include a fee for vehicle-miles traveled. In other words, the more miles you drive, the more you’ll ...


Version 10.3 of governor’s race

By The Daily Sentinel

The anticipated 2010 Colorado gubernatorial race has already gone through a number of iterations. The latest version, officially rolled out during a press conference Tuesday at the state Capitol, pits Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a ...


Driven to distraction

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a serious menace on the road, according to safety nannies from Washington, D.C., to Denver. But don’t worry, they’re taking action against the threat. The menace consists of people who talk on their cell phones while ...


Traffic rerouting takes a detour

By The Daily Sentinel

Faced with the choice of dodging a “Road Closed” sign to quickly bypass bridge construction, or taking the seven-mile detour mandated by the city of Grand Junction, it’s hardly surprising that many motorists are choosing ...


Decree of difficulty

By The Daily Sentinel

It has taken an inordinate amount of time to work out a water right for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park — 75 years if you start counting from 1933, the year the area was designated a national monument by President Herbert ...


Petition fight is only part of battle

By The Daily Sentinel

It will be several days before we know the results of last Friday’s legal confrontation over petitions involving Brady Trucking and its industrial zoning along the riverfront. City Clerk Stephanie Tuin must determine whether Grand ...


The prez says playoff needed

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this much for President-elect Barack Obama: He is not afraid to jump in the middle of a critical, controversial issue and offer his opinion about what should be done. Just last Friday, the day after Florida defeated Oklahoma to claim the ...


Ballot measures would hogtie government

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not for us to decide whether the backers of three ballot measures that aim to eviscerate state and local governments broke the law in circulating petitions for those measures. Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and his ...


Stimulating pork

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to stimulating the economy, what could be better than a new multimillion-dollar polar-bear exhibit at a zoo? How about a municipal water slide? Or new BMX trails? A new building for the Miami Rowing Club? Those were all among ...


State of crisis

By The Daily Sentinel

In his State of the State address last Thursday, Gov. Bill Ritter did not attempt to portray Colorado’s economic situation through rose-colored glasses. He was blunt about the tough times facing the state, and we appreciate that. There ...


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