Editorials

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Keep ‘public’ in public-lands policy

By The Daily Sentinel

As it considers potential special protections for millions of acres of public lands in the West, the Obama administration should take a lesson on what not to do from the administration of former President Bill Clinton. As it considers ...


More state budget cuts

By The Daily Sentinel

As a lame-duck governor, Bill Ritter doesn’t have a personal political stake in where spending cuts are made as the state continues to struggle with lower-than-anticipated revenue streams. But Ritter hasn’t wielded the budget axe ...


You can eat there

By The Daily Sentinel

Would you stop eating at a local restaurant if you knew that among the critical violations the restaurant was cited for, there was a dented can of bamboo shoots? That was one of 11 critical violations for which the restaurant at Bookcliff ...


The Afghan campaign

By The Daily Sentinel

The United States and its allies have notched some solid successes since they launched the largest joint military operation of the war recently. Most notably, they captured the Taliban’s No. 2 commander in southern Afghanistan, while two ...


Sen. Bennet and the public option

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a question for Colorado voters as Sen. Michael Bennet sounds off like it’s February 2009, not 2010: Is the Democrat appointed to the U.S. Senate last year standing on principle when it comes to health care reform or is he ...


Going nuclear

By The Daily Sentinel

The United States has a long way to go to catch up with European nations in the use of nuclear energy. But President Barack Obama’s announcement this week that his administration will provide $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for two new ...


City services on chopping block

By The Daily Sentinel

Under any of the scenarios that Grand Junction City Manager Laurie Kadrich outlined for the City Council Monday evening, residents of this city can expect some reduction in the services provided by their municipal government. That’s ...


Body farm plan is not a stinker

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College likely won’t go through the city’s planning process to obtain a city permit for its body farm — officially known as a forensic anthropology center — for the simple reason that the law doesn’t ...


Can they track you now?

By The Daily Sentinel

Cell phones have become ubiquitous in modern life. We use them in our homes and cars, while shopping or doing business, perhaps even when we attend political rallies or protest gatherings. Now, the Obama administration wants access to ...


A plan that deserves condemnation

By The Daily Sentinel

To the west of us in Utah a few state lawmakers have ginned up a plan to gain control of federal lands in that state by a simple means: They want to condemn them. Great. All the West needs is every state official or local government potentate ...


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