Editorials

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A mandate for high-court action

By The Daily Sentinel

The individual mandate — that controversial provision of the new health care law that requires nearly every individual to have health insurance or pay a fine — suffered two significant setbacks this week. The mandate is far from ...


Watering the shale patch

By The Daily Sentinel

The amount of water required for a commercial oil shale industry in Colorado may be significantly less than originally thought, at least according to a recently released study of potential water requirements — perhaps only 120,000 acre ...


Escape from budget constraints

By The Daily Sentinel

The events that nearly led to the shooting of a Rifle police officer Sunday were precipitated — at least in part — by budget-scrimping decisions in Arizona. Arizona state authorities opted to house violent convicts in a prison ...


Small steps for public safety

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps Grand Junction residents will accept a plan for funding a public safety facility if the city can find a way to accomplish that without raising taxes. That’s not a given, of course, because of this community’s historic ...


A gusher of confusion continues in the Gulf

By The Daily Sentinel

For those readers who have stopped paying close attention to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico — a new effort to permanently plug the well was initiated Monday evening. Called a “static kill,” the procedure requires ...


Good news for gas

By The Daily Sentinel

Those who believe a strong natural gas industry is critical for this region’s economy — a large majority of the local populace, no doubt — should take heart from two news items. The first involves the compromise announced ...


A reprimand for Rangel?

By The Daily Sentinel

New York Congressman Charles Rangel is believed to have broken not only House rules, but federal law — including federal laws and financial disclosure requirements — while chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. And last ...


Celebrate moose on Grand Mesa

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hard to believe it was only a little more than five years ago that the first three moose were released on Grand Mesa in an effort to re-establish the giant mammals on the mountain they once claimed as home, at least part of the ...


Owners, not taxpayers, should pay for cleanup

By The Daily Sentinel

The Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup effort of the Elizabeth Mining and Development Inc. site north of Montrose is necessary and welcome, but we hope the agency is actively pursuing the property owners to recover cleanup ...


Arizona loses Round 1 in legal border battle

By The Daily Sentinel

The preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Wednesday barring key provisions of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law won’t end the legal battle over the law. Not by a long shot. We fully expect the issue will ...


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