Editorials

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Budget wildfire may be contained in California

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Legislature faces difficult budget decisions over the next few weeks. It must slash an estimated $1 billion from state spending slated to occur over the next 17 months. But that’s nothing compared to California, where ...


Paper tigers

By The Daily Sentinel

We are nearing the end of the first decade of the 21st century, with technological changes coming furiously in just about every area of our lives. Yet the Election Reform Commission for the state of Colorado is clinging obsessively to 18th ...


Speed bumps slow latest auto bailout

By The Daily Sentinel

Chrysler and General Motors held their hands out for up to $21.6 billion in additional federal aid this week. But they found even some of their allies in Washington were unimpressed with the recovery plans they have put together. A spokesman ...


Chance’s story belongs to all of us

By The Daily Sentinel

Chance Phelps was a resident of the Grand Valley very briefly, spending only his senior year at Palisade High School. He spent more time in Craig, and more still in his hometown of Dubois, Wyo. But his death in Iraq in 2004 — a ...


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 ...


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