Editorials

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Bradford’s bill loses on two counts

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re all for legally hammering sexual predators who prey on young children, as state Rep. Laura Bradford seeks to do with House Bill 1144. But Braford’s bill, which would require a minimum 20-year sentence for sex offenders who ...


Stimulus signed, sealed.  Now can it deliver?

By The Daily Sentinel

Along with the vast majority of Americans, we have our fingers crossed today, hoping the economic stimulus bill signed by President Barack Obama Tuesday in Denver will have the desired effect. There are reasons for both hope and skepticism. ...


Gambling on new casino revenue

By The Daily Sentinel

We are pleased to see that historic preservation advocates and representatives of the state’s community colleges managed to reach agreement last week on how revenue from last year’s Amendment 50 should be spent. We hope most of it ...


Coyote consternation

By The Daily Sentinel

A number of troublemakers have gotten residents of the Front Range upset, and some of them are looking to state and local governments to protect them. In response, many government officials are telling residents they must take measures to ...


Body farm plan is not a stinker

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College likely won’t go through the city’s planning process to obtain a city permit for its body farm — officially known as a forensic anthropology center — for the simple reason that the law doesn’t ...


A preference for local preference

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hardly surprising that the majority of Grand Junction City Council candidates, appearing at a forum sponsored by the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, said they would like the city to give some sort of preference to local ...


Gregg gives up

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s proving easier for President Barack Obama to win congressional passage of the most expensive pieces of legislation in the history of this country — the economic stimulus bill — than it is for him to fill his ...


Free speech on the line in Garfield County spat

By The Daily Sentinel

New Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson may have a chance to do something important: stand up for the free speech rights of himself and his colleagues. Trouble is, he may have to challenge fellow commissioner and fellow Republican John ...


House should stimulate public-lands protection

By The Daily Sentinel

Negotiations over the proposed economic stimulus bill have hijacked most congressional activity this week, and may delay action in the House on the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act, which had been expected this week. Even so, we hope the ...


Patchwork schools

By The Daily Sentinel

School District 51 won’t be engaging in a major new building program soon, thanks to last November’s defeat of ballot measures that would have funded construction and operation of new schools. Instead, if the district adopts the ...


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