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Hillary’s secretive ways

By The Daily Sentinel

The Obama administration has been roundly criticized for failing to live up to an inaugural day promise to be the most transparent administration in history. Now come revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton conducted ...


Opportunity knocks for workforce center

By The Daily Sentinel

Congress overhauled the federal program that funds workforce centers last year, presenting an opportunity for the Mesa County Workforce Center to shed a layer of state oversight and achieve even greater local control. The local workforce ...


What can be gained by Israeli PM’s talk?

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re not a constitutional scholar, the uproar over the Israeli prime minister’s speech before a joint session of Congress this week may be a bit puzzling. What’s the big deal? In a nutshell, House Speaker John Boehner ...


Speed up approval for LNG facilities

By The Daily Sentinel

Elected officials in western Colorado have made a case for fast-tracking approval of a liquefied natural gas export terminal in Oregon on the promise of the substantial economic impact it would have here at home. But ramping up U.S. exports ...


FCC’s net neutrality vote was a good call

By The Daily Sentinel

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday completed a circuitous route to preserving the status quo with regard to Internet access. Members voted 3-2 to reclassify broadband service as a telecom service regulated by Title II of the ...


Why target one form 
of alcohol over another?

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Legislature is close to preventing sales of a product yet to hit store shelves. It’s alcohol in powdered form and the inventor intended for it to be taxed and controlled like any other alcoholic beverage. But it’s ...


Back to square one

By The Daily Sentinel

Before Gov. John Hickenlooper’s special task force took final votes Tuesday on proposals for easing conflicts over oil and gas development, hydraulic fracturing opponents announced renewed efforts to ban the practice in ...


Board should have heard Tippetts out

By The Daily Sentinel

Rex Tippetts may very well have a reasonable explanation for the manner in which he initiated construction of a controversial building at the Grand Junction Regional Airport. But members of the airport authority are unlikely to hear it. ...


Don’t toss the baby with the bath water

By The Daily Sentinel

We opined recently that the state’s testing requirements have proven onerous for school districts across Colorado and probably require some tweaks. But let’s a make a clear distinction between two separate things: standards and ...


Blame someone else for newest monument

By The Daily Sentinel

Before he was defeated in his bid for re-election, former U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., tried to get Congress to designate Browns Canyon as a national monument. That effort failed despite support from sportsmen and wildlife enthusiasts and ...


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