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Energy company steps up in Collbran

By The Daily Sentinel

With more and more large trucks rolling through the Collbran area to serve gas drilling, it makes sense to divert that heavy traffic away from the main business district of what for more than a century has been primarily an agricultural and ...


Time for restraint or federal intervention?

By The Daily Sentinel

Monday was, to say the least, a harrowing day for investors. First, Lehman Brothers, the 158-year-old investment banker, filed for bankruptcy. Next, Bank of America announced a $50 billion plan to take over Merrill Lynch. Finally, shares ...


Welcome, Sen. Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

By the time most folks read this, national media crews already will be descending on Cross Orchards, setting up satellite television feeds and computer connections, in preparation for Sen. Barack Obama’s visit, which is scheduled to ...


Vote ‘Yes’ on 1A for 5 commissioners

By The Daily Sentinel

The current effort to increase the size of the Mesa County Board of Commissioners from three to five members was driven in large part by a desire to see more geographic diversity on the commission. People don’t want all of their county ...


Vote ‘Yes’ on Questions 3A, 3B

By The Daily Sentinel

With an economic slowdown occurring and voters facing the most crowded ballot in Mesa County’s history — including several other ballot measures seeking more money from taxpayers — this is a difficult time for School District ...


Party time

By The Daily Sentinel

A great many people have long believed that, under the administration of President George W. Bush, federal authorities assigned to oversee oil and gas production in this country were in bed with the energy companies. Now a few employees with ...


Political cosmetics

By The Daily Sentinel

It is, indeed, the silly season. If anyone ever thought the campaign for the presidency of the United States wasn’t long enough, he or she need do nothing more than read the news reports of the past couple of days. Maybe, just maybe, if ...


‘Yes’ on Amend. 49

By The Daily Sentinel

Amendment 49 has folks in the labor community fired up. One flier from a largely union-funded organization lumps it with a couple other measures on the ballot this year and makes the laughable claim that Amendment 49 will make it tougher for ...


Recalling when the towers fell

By The Daily Sentinel

Seven years ago today, most Americans witnessed via television the horrific scene of terrorists flying airplanes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York. And many realized, perhaps for the first time, that the United States ...


Compromise is judged successful

By The Daily Sentinel

Two of the three people nominated as federal judges in Colorado had hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Confirmation votes for Christine Arguello and Philip Brimmer are expected in the full Senate within a few ...


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