Editorials

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Black Mountain sale may be best solution

By The Daily Sentinel

The long-running saga of the Black Mountain Disposal wastewater facility near DeBeque could take a turn for the better if the facility is sold to a new owner this July. We hope that occurs, and that the buyers demonstrate a real willingness ...


Americans starting to regain confidence

By The Daily Sentinel

The best news for the U.S. economy right now is that consumers are feeling better about the future and may be ready to open up their pocketbooks. Yes, two of the nation’s three big auto companies are still in serious financial trouble, ...


Interrogation trials would torture U.S.

By The Daily Sentinel

This week’s swine flu scare has, for the time being, taken the spotlight off the festering fight over torture. But rest assured, that fight will resume, with some folks on the left crying for Bush-administration blood in the form of ...


Specter of a supermajority

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s no great surprise that Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter decided he has more in common with Democrats than his own party. He has frequently been at odds with GOP leadership. However, Specter’s decision to switch parties ...


Time to get tough on repeat DUIs

By The Daily Sentinel

When Juan Prieto-Gonzalez allegedly ran a stop sign near Olathe this month, and caused a wreck that killed his own son, authorities believe he was driving drunk. Worse, they say he had been arrested five times previously for ...


A way to shoot down Arveschoug-Bird

By The Daily Sentinel

Earlier this year, we objected to a proposal that would have eliminated a legislative spending restriction known as the Arveschoug-Bird Amendment because the plan would also have gutted future funding for state highways. But a new version of ...


Hospitals helping with health-care affordability

By The Daily Sentinel

Last week, Gov. Bill Ritter signed legislation known as the Colorado Healthcare Affordability Act, which raises fees paid by hospitals. He did so with the full support of most hospitals in the state. As we noted back in March, when House Bill ...


Legislature shouldn’t kill state’s death penalty

By The Daily Sentinel

If state senators follow the lead of their colleagues in the House, Colorado could soon eliminate the death penalty. We think that would be a mistake and we hope the Senate carefully considers the consequences of such action when it takes up ...


County should allow Gateway flights to soar

By The Daily Sentinel

Even if Mesa County were to reject Gateway Canyon Resort’s bid to operate tourist flights out of a private airport, some planes will keep flying in and out of the airport. Change has come to Gateway, and the tiny community along Colorado ...


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 ...


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