Editorials

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Pushing the gas pedal

By The Daily Sentinel

Like Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, we’re encouraged by the proposal announced last week by Gov. Bill Ritter that would promote the use of Colorado’s natural gas to reduce Front Range air pollution. Penry made it clear he is ...


Up, up and away

By The Daily Sentinel

Up to $900 for an airplane ticket to Denver in the wake of the closure of Interstate 70? Sharp business practice, indeed. Unfortunately, the high prices reported in The Daily Sentinel Wednesday are more a function of the airlines’ ...


A sage decision

By The Daily Sentinel

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar stepped into a thicket of sage grouse controversy last year. So, when he issued a decision last week, it was inevitable that he would take fire from one side or the other in the dispute. Sure enough, an ...


Rocky road ahead

By The Daily Sentinel

Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon was considered an engineering marvel when it was designed in the 1970s and constructed in the ‘80s and ‘90s. At the time, it was also the most expensive section of interstate highway not in a ...


The discrimination fix

By The Daily Sentinel

Most employers, we believe, are conscientious about trying to prevent discrimination against workers on the basis of race, religion, gender or physical capabilities. But it would be foolish to believe discrimination never occurs. When it ...


Bombs and purple fingers

By Staff

Iraq remains a dangerous country, especially around election time. But its people refuse to be intimidated. Despite the lobbing of hand grenades by Islamic terrorists, the firing of rockets and mortars and the bombing of one polling place ...


Dispense with the nonsense on medical pot dispensaries

By The Daily Sentinel

Some people in Colorado, including Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, want the state Legislature to stuff the medical marijuana genie back in the hookah. Yes, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20 a decade ago to legalize medical ...


‘First, do no harm’

By The Daily Sentinel

Democrats in Congress hoping to pass sweeping health care reform, apparently without any Republican support, should remember the dictum above, associated with Hippocrates. Passing anything — if that anything is bad legislation — ...


Rangel steps down

By The Daily Sentinel

The good news is that ethically challenged New York Congressman Charles Rangel is finally relinquishing the gavel as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. He maintains the move is only temporary, but it’s not at all clear his ...


Saturday shutdown?

By The Daily Sentinel

Some version of the U.S. Postal Service has been around since 1775, when Ben Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general. The mail service was critical in knitting together a far-flung and largely rural nation. But ...


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