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Steve King’s plea deal was generous, but fair

By The Daily Sentinel

In pleading guilty to embezzlement and official misconduct, former state Sen. Steve King avoided any time behind bars and — potentially — a felony conviction. On the surface, it appears that King — a veteran Mesa County law ...


It’s time to revisit state’s severance tax

By The Daily Sentinel

The good news is that Colorado’s severance tax revenues are expected to exceed projections this year. The bad news is that the governor wants to use as much as $47 million of that money to balance the budget. The Sentinel’s ...


Scott’s public-trustee bill still a good idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County officials long have chafed at having a governor’s appointee taking care of county business, but operating separately from the rest of county government. Such is the case with the office of the public trustee, which oversees ...


City should seek vote on providing Internet

By The Daily Sentinel

The recent flap over Charter Communications’ well-chronicled problems servicing its Mesa County customers has underscored the importance of having reliable access to the Internet. Broadband is becoming as essential as roads, sewer lines ...


Help for rural areas

By The Daily Sentinel

Senate Minority Leader Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, describes the Republican legislative agenda in the GOP-controlled Senate as a “radical repeal-a-thon.” Should she have expected anything less? Republicans are finally in a position ...


The next big thing

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters are a curious lot. They voted 3-1 to take on record long-term debt to build the Riverside Parkway, but groused about the public safety complex and The Avalon Theatre renovation. For the Grand Junction City Council, ...


Charter’s response to complaints inadequate

By The Daily Sentinel

What’s lower than a well-digger’s shoes? Local public opinion of Charter Communications. On Friday, School District 51 suffered its second Internet and phone service interruption, raising questions about whether Charter is to ...


Capturing methane should be no big deal

By The Daily Sentinel

Early last year, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission imposed the nation’s first-ever rules specifically targeting methane emissions from oil and gas production. Now the Obama administration wants to take that idea and ...


The surplus question

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. John Hickenlooper will give his State of the State speech to a joint session of the Legislature today and hopefully he’ll give us a clear sense of what he thinks the state should do with revenues that exceed limits established in ...


Printed Letters: Jan. 14, 2015

By Staff

Settlement a balanced solution for Roan, state As one of the many volunteers with the Grand Valley Anglers chapter of Colorado Trout Unlimited who have spent many hours working on restoration projects to benefit fish and wildlife on the Roan, ...


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