Editorials

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Steady and thorough led to Helmick arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

There was considerable speculation, shortly after Alan Helmick was found shot to death at his home near Whitewater last June 10, about whether Helmick’s wife was involved. An affidavit made public this week in support of Miriam ...


Gloria in excelsis Deo!

By The Daily Sentinel

During the period when the old Roman empire was at the height of its power — that is, in the days of Caesar Augustus — Dec. 25 was celebrated as a festival of the unconquered sun. The festivities, of course, were held during the ...


Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in the New York Sun in 1897 and remains appropriate for this holiday season 111 years later. We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently ...


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 ...


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