Editorials

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Gas-rules delay a sensible option

By The Daily Sentinel

One of the questions that has accompanied the new state regulations for oil and gas drilling since they were first drafted is how Colorado’s regulations can be implemented on federal lands. After all, federal agencies such as the Bureau ...


Tea and politics are historical tradition

By The Daily Sentinel

Along with Grand Junction police and organizers of today’s tea party, we have no idea how many people will show up at Lincoln Park at noon to demonstrate their opposition to President Barack Obama’s tax policies and other ...


A poor prescription

By The Daily Sentinel

Some folks in Colorado are once again hoping to change a critical part of the state’s 20-year-old reform of medical malpractice laws by significantly increasing the caps on one form of awards in medical malpractice cases, then raising ...


Talk about distractions

By The Daily Sentinel

In the midst of the worst state financial crisis in recent memory — and hard-fought fights over where to cut state services — some members of the state Legislature think it’s entirely appropriate to add another burden to the ...


How to prevail over Somali pirates

By The Daily Sentinel

Sunday’s rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips from the hands of Somali pirates ended a tense and dangerous situation that began nearly a week ago. The net result: •  Twenty-one U.S. crew members from the merchant ship Maersk ...


High and low-tech may solve old murder

By The Daily Sentinel

For obvious moral reasons, there is no statute of limitation on murder. Someone who kills another human being should not avoid justice just because he or she managed to keep from getting caught for a certain number of years. But it’s ...


All aTwitter over Easter

By The Daily Sentinel

The story of the passion of Christ, his death and subsequent resurrection, has survived for two millennia. The central story in the Christian epoch has been recounted verbally. It has been printed in numerous books, especially the Gospels of ...


Cutting to save higher education

By The Daily Sentinel

We have to admit we’re not thrilled with most of the cuts in state spending being proposed at the state Capitol this week. That’s the problem with cutting budgets. Every piece of spending was enacted to meet a perceived need, and ...


More reason to trust Mesa Land Trust

By The Daily Sentinel

We have long supported Mesa Land Trust and its efforts to preserve farmland and open space throughout Mesa County. There is even more reason to back the 29-year-old organization now that it has been accredited through the national Land Trust ...


Congratulations due City Council victors

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters didn’t stick to one personality type when electing people to the Grand Junction City Council this month. In fact their selections represent a very diverse set of personalities. Take the at-large seat, for instance. ...


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