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Happy birthday, Henrietta

By The Daily Sentinel

As is apparent from the front page of today’s Daily Sentinel, and from the column below, Henrietta Hay is celebrating a birthday today — her 95th. We join a great many people in this community in offering birthday wishes to ...


A good sentence for bad legislation

By The Daily Sentinel

A legislative plan to substantially revamp Colorado’s sentencing laws and reduce prison sentences was pulled from consideration this week, since it faced vehement opposition from the state’s attorney general, prosecutors and ...


Lawmaker still hot about mill-levy freeze

By The Daily Sentinel

A Front Range lawmaker apparently didn’t like a compromise struck earlier this month on the state’s school finance act. Sen. Bob Bacon, D-Fort Collins, has introduced as separate legislation a measure that was stricken from the ...


Who’s a terrorist?

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps the FBI didn’t get the memo released to law enforcement agencies last week by the Department of Homeland Security: that right-wing extremists in this country pose a great threat to become domestic terrorists. Or perhaps the ...


Rules to the rescue

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s an interesting twist — a sort of “turn about is fair play” story. A Silt woman who has been a vocal proponent of the state adopting tough new gas drilling regulations lost her bid to halt gas fracturing near her ...


A tough assessment for property owners

By The Daily Sentinel

We don’t envy Mesa County Assessor Barbara Brewer or any of her fellow assessors this year. Faced with a downturn in the real-estate market, they will be explaining to a lot of people why their homes or other properties are currently ...


Zero tolerance could get stripped

By The Daily Sentinel

Does the responsibility to protect students give school authorities the right to strip-search them? Especially when there is little probable cause? Does attending public school mean giving up some of your constitutional rights? Especially in ...


Who’s on fourth at Fruita council?

By The Daily Sentinel

Bob Fuller came in fourth in the Fruita City Council elections earlier this month. And there ended up being four vacancies on the council that night. Since the vacant council seats are alloted to the top vote-getters, one might think Fuller ...


A license to write?

By The Daily Sentinel

We, like most people in the news industry, are concerned about its future. And we’re interested to hear ideas that could help. Be we are frankly very skeptical about proposals to have the government contribute money to keep troubled ...


Keep this ‘reform’ locked up for good

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re one of the many Coloradans who think we need to reform our sentencing laws for crimes committed in this state, join the club. That’s why the state Legislature created the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice two ...


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