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A water-wise move

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re all familiar with the anticipated water supply gap that gave rise to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s executive order calling for the formulation of a state water plan. That plan has been completed and the Colorado Water ...


Unfriendly skies

By The Daily Sentinel

Airline passengers who needed a primer on the term “involuntary deboarding” got a graphic one via cellphone video of a passenger being dragged down the aisle of a United Airlines flight Sunday night at Chicago’s O’Hare ...


Medicaid solution is a health-care solution

By The Daily Sentinel

Nearly 30 percent of the population of Mesa County receives health-care coverage through Medicaid. If you add the subsidized products available through the healthcare exchange, it’s closer to 40 or 50 percent of the population that ...


How education
 factors into guv race

By The Daily Sentinel

Education and career training are shaping up to be major themes of the 2018 Colorado’s governor’s race — at least among Democrats. When six-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter formally announced his candidacy Sunday, he ...


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 ...


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