Editorials

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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 ...


Justice and terrorism

By Staff

The actions of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States, won’t be the only issue at trial when he appears before a federal civilian court in New York. There will be ...


Balloon flight should land better oversight of Heene family

By Staff

The infamous Colorado balloon hoax appears to be drifting toward a conclusion, now that Richard and Mayumi Heene have pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that their 6-year-old son, Falcon, was trapped in a small weather balloon that was ...


Rethinking the Roan Plateau

By Staff

We at The Daily Sentinel were never thrilled with the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to allow natural gas leasing and drilling on the 35,000 acres of federal lands atop the Roan Plateau. However, as it became clear that was going ...


Policing the pot industry

By Staff

The Colorado Wellness Association, the state’s newest trade association, has a soothing name. Who objects to wellness? Guess they didn’t want to call it The Doobie Dispensers Association. Flippancy aside, the medical marijuana ...


Golden opportunities and black swans

By Staff

Someone who invested $100,000 in gold 18 months ago, when the precious metal was trading about $900 an ounce, could have made a profit of more than $22,000 if they sold it this week, when prices topped $1,100 an ounce. Of course, that profit ...


Candy versus college

By Staff

Not all of Gov. Bill Ritter’s budgetary proposals involve cutting spending. Some would require boosting revenue, usually known as raising taxes. Candy crunchers and soda slurpers are among those who would be hit with the ...


School funding on chopping block

By Staff

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter must be getting tired of his Dr. Doom persona. Every few weeks, it seems, he somberly announces new plans for carving huge chunks of money from the state budget. Unfortunately, Ritter has had little choice but to ...


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