Editorials

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Senate slaps Burris on the wrist

By Staff

It would have been foolish to expect the U.S. Senate Ethics Committee to take drastic action against a sitting Democrat when the party needs every vote it can get on critical policy measures such as health care reform. But the ethics ...


Health care Rx doesnÂ’t need haste

By Staff

The health care bill that garnered enough votes in the Senate Saturday to move on to debate on the Senate floor still faces multiple challenges, and rightfully so. There is much in the bill that makes us uneasy, not least of which are the ...


Drawing lines in governor’s race

By Staff

Republican leaders in Colorado, including leading gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis, are taking direct aim at Gov. Bill Ritter and recent Democratic legislative actions in crafting a state GOP platform they hope will avoid a divisive ...


Time doesn’t run out for justice in a murder

By Staff

It took 12 years, and the assistance of people half a world away, but the suspected murderer of Sabrina Bebb-Jones has finally been arrested. To the surprise of few people familiar with the case, that suspect is her husband, Marcus Bebb-Jones. ...


LivinÂ’ la vida local

By Staff

Sometimes, things can get a little crazy when it comes to the issue of governments offering a preference for local companies. The Daily Sentinel has long argued that it makes sense for area governments to purchase local goods and services ...


Competitive Colorado?

By Staff

Colorado has long been an attractive place for both families and businesses to locate. The abundance of outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and wonderful weather, combined with a well-educated populace, have made this a desirable ...


Political ardor cools for climate-change bill

By Staff

Senate action on a cap-and-trade climate bill has been put off until at least next spring, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said this week. That delay may well mean that no climate bill will pass the full Senate until at least a year from ...


Questions arise on medicinal pot

By Staff

While the Grand Junction City Council said, “Slow down!” Monday to a medical marijuana boom, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers offered additional advice: “Tax it.” “Medical marijuana is tangible property ...


Junk numbers on jobs

By Staff

Congressman David Obey is no Rush Limbaugh right-winger, denouncing President Barack Obama at every turn. The Wisconsin Democrat is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and a key member of the Democratic leadership in Congress. So ...


Road danger lurks even for veteran officer

By Staff

Randy White has served as a Colorado State Patrol officer in this community for many years. He is respected by those who know him, and viewed as an experienced and very capable veteran officer. Despite that experience, however, and the ...


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