Editorials

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King’s bill gets drilled

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not at all unhappy to record the death of Rep. Steve King’s bill that would have required every public school in Colorado — from kindergarten through college — to hold emergency drills at least twice a ...


Bookcliff coal could be gold for economy

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s much information yet to be gathered and evaluated regarding a proposed new coal mine planned for the Bookcliffs north of Mack. But the prospect of a new business that could create more than 200 jobs for its own operations and at ...


Stimulate or stall

By The Daily Sentinel

Although both are controlled by Democrats, Congress and the Colorado Legislature are working at cross purposes when it comes to stimulating the economy. Just this week, for example, the U.S. Senate passed a measure aimed at aiding the ...


Salazar signals a change

By The Daily Sentinel

It should come as no great surprise that new Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar acted this week to put the brakes on the pell-mell rush of natural gas leasing on public lands that was instituted under the Bush administration. As a U.S. ...


A tasty decision

By The Daily Sentinel

At least one liquor store in unincorporated Mesa County will soon be offering wine samples to its customers, thanks to a decision made this week by the Mesa County Commissioners. We expect other liquor retailers will follow suit before ...


Cabinet ethics

By The Daily Sentinel

And you thought Hillary Clinton was going to be the troublesome Cabinet nominee. Tom Daschle’s personal resumé of the past few years includes exactly the sort of activity President Barack Obama said he wants to exorcise from the ...


A road to compromise

By The Daily Sentinel

A funding plan for roads and bridges in Colorado will likely be the most important order of business when the state Senate convenes today. Late Tuesday, a compromise was said to be in the works that would provide some significant changes. We ...


Paying attention to congressional pay

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re glad to see that 3rd District Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, and two other members of Colorado’s congressional delegation have signed on to a bill that would freeze congressional salaries for the next two years. At a time ...


A timeout for public-safety plans

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters won’t be asked this April to reconsider a funding plan for proposed new public safety buildings, after they rejected a $98 million plan last November. The city won’t put a public-safety measure on this ...


Iraq’s election day

By The Daily Sentinel

There was tension and anger in Iraq Monday, accusations of voter fraud, concerns about voter turnout and claims of victory when official tallies had not yet been released. In short, Iraq in 2009 sounds like many representative democracies ...


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