Editorials

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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 ...


Vallario’s vindication

By The Daily Sentinel

Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing in findings announced Wednesday by Ninth Judicial District Attorney Martin Beeson. In fact, Beeson said there was “not a scintilla of evidence” that the ...


Dismissal right move in Coffman ethics case

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission, created by the notorious Amendment 41 of three years ago, completed its first full investigation of a state official this week. After more than a year of gathering information and soliciting ...


Pinnacol protected for the time being

By The Daily Sentinel

Democratic lawmakers at the state Capitol finally backed away from their proposed raid on Pinnacol Assurance workers’ compensation reserve funds, thanks in part to some convincing arguments from Gov. Bill Ritter Wednesday morning. Good ...


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 ...


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