Editorials

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Bogus bids bite the BLM

By The Daily Sentinel

No doubt a few people — especially in Utah — are wondering how a 27-year-old college student with no apparent financial wherewithal was allowed to become a bidder at a BLM natural gas lease sale last Friday. But Tim DeChristopher ...


The chamber’s smaller tent

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to Western Colorado Congress’ membership in the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, think square peg in a round hole. The two organizations simply are not a good fit with each other, especially these days when they ...


Romanoff for Senate

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter has no shortage of names to choose from as he contemplates a replacement for Ken Salazar in the U.S. Senate. We believe he should select Andrew Romanoff, the Denver Democrat and retiring speaker of the Colorado House. In ...


Tightening the state belt

By The Daily Sentinel

When they return to work in January, state lawmakers will face an unenviable task: They must cut $604 million from state spending that’s already been approved for the next six months. A report released Friday by the Legislative Council ...


Secretary of State Bernie Buescher

By The Daily Sentinel

Two months ago, Bernie Buescher expected he would be heading to Denver in January once more, but not for the job he now will fill. On Friday, Gov. Bill Ritter nominated Buescher to become Colorado secretary of state. The post will be vacant ...


Bush revs the engines

By The Daily Sentinel

Concerned about the $13.4 billion bailout of General Motors and Chrysler (Ford may come later) that President George W. Bush announced Friday? Don’t worry. There are plenty of safeguards. For instance, the companies must prove by March ...


Another taxing idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Stupid ideas aren’t hard to come by, particularly when it involves the government and some way to extract money from consumers’ pockets. But some bad ideas are worse than others. And we think this one from North Carolina is worthy ...


The old college try

By The Daily Sentinel

Funding public colleges and universities is difficult enough in good economic times. It’s extra tough in the current crisis. So it’s not surprising that officials are looking in new directions for funding. One group of university ...


Fuel fight

By The Daily Sentinel

Will our walk down memory lane regarding gasoline prices come to an end soon? Will 1990s prices be history? Leaders of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries — better known as OPEC — certainly hope so. This week, OPEC ...


Salvaging services for Salvation Army

By The Daily Sentinel

For 143 years, ever since William Booth began his ministry to addicts, alcoholics and prostitutes in London in 1865, the Salvation Army has been quietly and effectively doing good works around the world. It is the beacon of hope for the ...


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