Editorials

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Same-day registration won’t improve voting

By The Daily Sentinel

Voting should be a relatively accessible activity, with few obstacles placed between citizens and ballots. But that doesn’t mean it should be as easy as, say, picking up a sixpack at the local beer emporium: Show up without having ...


Locals stand up to be counted

By The Daily Sentinel

Imagine that. In Mesa County, noted for its antipathy toward big government and assorted far-right ideologues, response to this year’s Census is running ahead of the response rate in other parts of Colorado and around the country. With ...


Another step in roadless-rule dance

By Staff

Colorado submitted its latest, updated roadless rule to the federal government Tuesday, and there is every reason for state residents to continue supporting the state plan for managing 4.2 million acres of national forest roadless areas in the ...


Detour is needed from Chapman plan

By The Daily Sentinel

Tom Chapman has a unique — and distasteful — business model: Find a parcel of property adjacent to or surrounded by spectacular public lands. Threaten to develop the private lands or block access to the public lands. Hope for a ...


Pipeline from Flaming Gorge remains a costly mistake

By The Daily Sentinel

Aaron Million, the promoter of a plan to tap water from the Green River and pipeline it across southern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range, declared last week that if the project proves to be environmentally unsound, the pipeline ...


What hath Jobs wrought?

By The Daily Sentinel

Unless you have been hiding in Rattlesnake Canyon the past few months, you’re probably aware that Apple and its founder, Steve Jobs, on Saturday began selling a new product called the iPad. You may not understand what this latest ...


County building plan a stimulating proposal

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County has a chance to build new facilities, create jobs and boost the local economy — all without raising taxes — by approving a $17.5 million lease arrangement next week. When added to projects the county had already been ...


The Grabe tragedy

By The Daily Sentinel

Any way you look at it, the murder of Jacob Grabe was family tragedy different from most killings that occur. This wasn’t a murder that stemmed from sex, money, drugs or other such causes. There was Jacob, a 13-year-old special-needs ...


Offshore drilling may expand now

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that his administration will open significant offshore areas to oil and gas exploration is welcome news. Coastal waters that have been off limits for 20 years — including the Eastern ...


Politics of pettiness promote real violence

By The Daily Sentinel

Don’t like what the other side is doing in America’s ongoing political battles? You can attack them, as so many people are unfortunately doing these days, by demonizing and applying scatological nicknames to those who think ...


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