Editorials

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Collbran, Mesa belong in same House district

By The Daily Sentinel

The task of drawing state legislative district boundaries so that each district has roughly the same number of people is geographically sensible and politically acceptable has never been an easy one. This year, as a statewide commission takes ...


Operation Fast and Exceedingly Foolish

By The Daily Sentinel

Word out of Washington is that Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, will resign this week over the now-infamous Operation Fast and Furious. Evidence at congressional hearings last week ...


Glimmer of hope

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s economy circa mid-2011 is a far cry from what it was in, say, 2006 and 2007. But it also doesn’t look quite as dismal as it did in 2009 and 2010. In fact, according to Natalie Mullis, chief economist for the Legislative ...


The county’s IT deficit

By The Daily Sentinel

The audit of Mesa County’s Information Technology Department — made public last week after The Daily Sentinel filed a Freedom of Information request for the report — contained no great surprises. Rather, it offered a litany ...


Clarence Clemons, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

The initials above should stand for “Rock In Peace,” because Clarence Clemons was, by his own admission, “a born rock ‘n’ roll sax player.” The Big Man, as he was often called by bandmate Bruce Springsteen, ...


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Scott Gessler’s voter-fraud bogeyman

By The Daily Sentinel

Warning: Colorado elections may have been wrongly influenced by immigrants who registered and voted illegally. But then again, probably not. Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has raised the specter of voter fraud in various forums ...


Artistic differences

By The Daily Sentinel

What to make of “Of Stones and Water,” the Christian Quintin painting designed for the Mesa State College Academic Building, but subsequently removed? For one thing, it seems like Sheena the Warrior Princess should be parading ...


Where (tax) credit’s due

By The Daily Sentinel

There is a reasonable argument to be made that the government should not offer tax breaks to encourage certain types of behavior, whether it’s buying a home, producing ethanol or driving a natural-gas powered vehicle. If that were behind ...


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The Libya conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

A legal war is brewing over our undeclared war in Libya, and its effects may reach well beyond the insurrection in a North African nation. It could end up better defining the role of the executive and legislative branches in pursuing war. On ...


Colorado Roadless Rule makes sense for state

By Staff

The status of 4.2 million acres of inventoried roadless areas in national forests in Colorado has been uncertain for more than a decade, thanks to court cases and political battles. But before long, those backcountry tracts could have ...


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