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CMU sucker-punched

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Mesa University had just released its inaugural Centennial State Survey when the Colorado Commission on Higher Education delivered an unwarranted blow to the school on Friday that reinforces Western Slope perceptions of “two ...


Bennet distinguishes himself on court vote

By The Daily Sentinel

Neil Gorsuch will become a Supreme Court justice today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invoked the “nuclear option” Thursday to assure his confirmation. Senate Republicans voted to change the Senate rules on the ...


‘Either or’ is the big hurdle on fall ballot

By The Daily Sentinel

What’s more important: good schools, good roads or well-funded law enforcement? In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to choose. Each would have the resources to function at a high level within the existing funding framework. A ...


Event center dies and council gets a new face

By The Daily Sentinel

City voters resoundingly rejected a quarter-cent sales tax increase to fund an event center by a nearly 3-to-1 margin Tuesday, yet failed to re-elect the only candidate who shared their view on the measure. Of the six candidates in contested ...


Budget whining 
adds insult to injury

By The Daily Sentinel

In the past week we’ve seen elected officials at the state and local level lamenting budget maneuvers while rejecting proposals to mitigate the effects of deteriorating revenues. In the case of Mesa County Commissioners, they’ve ...


With council vote, 
vision takes shape

By The Daily Sentinel

This is a big deal, folks. The importance of the City Council’s decision Wednesday to turn a portion of the Las Colonias riverfront park into a hub for outdoor commerce can’t be overstated. Beyond the obvious ...


Coal in the crosshairs

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado has coal jobs. It’s also a hotbed of environmental advocacy, which means President Trump’s actions to roll back the Clean Power Plan and boost fossil fuel production are fanning passions on both sides of the climate debate ...


Central hoax offers lessons in fake news

By The Daily Sentinel

The harrowing sequence of events at Central High School Tuesday serves as a microcosm for today’s media environment. The Sentinel posted updates throughout the day on its website. While information was scant during a lockdown, our news ...


Film incentives can’t fall under budget axe

By The Daily Sentinel

Incentives to lure film and television productions to Colorado are in jeopardy once again — a consequence of legislative budget negotiations. The Joint Budget Committee deadlocked on the prospect of providing $3 million for the Colorado ...


Democrats should confirm Gorsuch

By The Daily Sentinel

Say what you will about President Donald Trump’s role in the Obamacare “repeal and replace” fiasco, but his legislative failure shouldn’t be viewed by Democrats as an opportunity on which to build obstructionist ...


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