Editorials

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Gas rules will not be inconsequential

By The Daily Sentinel

In all likelihood, the new gas-drilling regulations developed by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be approved by the state Senate this week and sent on to Gov. Bill Ritter for his signature. If that happens, the bulk of ...


The AIG distraction

By The Daily Sentinel

We are as outraged as anyone about the unconscionable bonuses paid to AIG executives who helped bring the company down. But we quickly are becoming just as outraged with a Congress that fritters away valuable time grandstanding about the AIG ...


Oil (shale), water may mix poorly

By The Daily Sentinel

The study released this week by a Boulder-based environmental group isn’t the definitive word on how much water will be needed for commercial oil-shale development. But it reiterates what this newspaper and many others in Colorado have ...


Weeds, wind and fire

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s the burning season in Mesa County, when ditches, fields and backyard organic material may legally be burned. But just because open burning is legal doesn’t mean every day is appropriate for burning. Witness the fire on the ...


Theobold in District D

By The Daily Sentinel

Reford Theobold is no doubt already a pain in the posterior to Grand Junction City Manager Laurie Kadrich and members of the City Council. After all, the former City Council member who hopes to be elected again in April has been asking ...


Open records law needs more openness

By The Daily Sentinel

Daily Sentinel sports writer Allen Gemaehlich ran into an anomaly in the Colorado Open Records Act this week while working on a story about the finalists for the job of women’s basketball coach at Mesa State College. The state law ...


Kenyon in District A

By The Daily Sentinel

Both candidates running for the District A seat on the Grand Junction City Council have abundant experience managing large organizations with substantial budgets. But Tom Kenyon’s experience is more directly related to this community and ...


AIG’s ‘bonus’ to critics

By The Daily Sentinel

One argument for allowing AIG executives to keep the $65 million in bonuses they received this month would be quickly rejected if we were dealing with terrorists or common criminals. It goes like this: The employees of AIG Financial Products ...


Court backs freeze

By The Daily Sentinel

In the midst of a severe economic crisis, the state of Colorado dodged a serious budgetary obstacle Monday with the state Supreme Court ruling that a mill levy freeze for school districts is constitutional. That means the state won’t ...


Cole for at-large seat

By The Daily Sentinel

Three public-spirited men — all with experience on either the city or county planning commission — are vying for the at-large seat on the Grand Junction City Council in the April 7 election. Roland Cole wins our endorsement. Cole ...


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