Editorials

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Sustainable Rifle

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter had good reason to take notice of the alternative-energy efforts of Rifle last week. Many communities have paid lip-service to alternative energy and sought state or federal grants for a few projects. But Rifle has gone ...


Elouise Cobell

Authorities correct a historic wrong

By The Daily Sentinel

The $3.4 billion Indian settlement signed by President Barack Obama this week fulfills promises made more than 120 years ago to American Indians, especially those in the West. The legislation that was approved by Congress and signed by Obama ...


Riverfront project rolls on

By The Daily Sentinel

The $500,000 grant announced this week for the Colorado Riverfront Trail will help pay for a 2.7-mile section of trail from the Redlands Parkway to the Walter Walker Wildlife Sanctuary, a large step toward connecting the trail sections in the ...


WikiHacks work to promote anarchy

By The Daily Sentinel

Not so many months ago, WikiLeaks was viewed as a radical but somewhat legitimate group whose primary interest appeared to be to get controversial documents into the public sphere. But actions this week show the Internet group and its ...


Driving while high

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a move afoot to establish a new legal level for marijuana impairment while driving. Good for Rep. Claire Levy, the Boulder Democrat who plans to introduce the measure in the Colorado Legislature when it convenes next ...


Boosting Bowie’s fortunes

By The Daily Sentinel

The loan announced this week between Bowie Resources, the mining company in Delta County’s North Fork Valley, and L&L Energy Inc. of Seattle is reason for cautious optimism. Bowie has historically provided many, solid-paying coal ...


Obama

Deal or no deal?

By The Daily Sentinel

Compromises are often less than perfect resolutions to thorny problems. The one announced Monday by President Barack Obama and congressional Republican leaders on extending the Bush tax cuts certainly fits that bill. As numerous observers ...


Janet

Don’t eliminate the county administrator

By The Daily Sentinel

Not long ago in Colorado, many counties did without hired administrators. The elected county commissioners divided their counties geographically and often ruled their districts as political fiefdoms. There were scandals, some on the Western ...


Not so confidential

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s been a tough couple weeks for public institutions that depend on electronic records — from the U.S. State Department to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. It turns out documents that both entities thought were secure ...


Eyesores and policy

By The Daily Sentinel

The dispute over wrecked cars stored on private land northwest of the Redlands Parkway and the Blue Heron Section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail is reminiscent of earlier riverfront disputes. There was the trucking operation along the river  ...


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