Editorials

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Retain local judges

By The Daily Sentinel

Criminal defense attorneys ganged up on Mesa County District Judge Brian Flynn in surveys conducted through Colorado’s Commissions on Judicial Performance. But we believe Flynn, along with other local judges on the ballot this year, ...


ACORN and Obama

By The Daily Sentinel

ACORN — the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now — is in trouble with elections officials again. Nevada authorities raided ACORN’s Las Vegas office Tuesday. The group is accused of including nonexistent ...


Rowland in District 3

By The Daily Sentinel

Although this newspaper endorsed Janet Rowland’s Republican opponent during the primary election campaign, she wins our endorsement for the general election. First, she offers far more specific ideas on operating county government than ...


More ballot issues

By The Daily Sentinel

Following are The Daily Sentinel’s editorial positions on several state ballot issues: ‘No’ on Amendment 51 Finding ways to provide additional assistance to the devlopmentally disabled is a laudable goal. But raising the ...


Fruita looks to keep long-ago promise

By The Daily Sentinel

We applaud the Fruita City Council for reviving a property tax cut that was promised to its citizens 25 years ago. The council said that on Tuesday it will discuss reducing property taxes for Fruita residents by 10 percent, now that the tax is ...


Buescher in District 55

By The Daily Sentinel

Twice this newspaper has endorsed Democrat Bernie Buescher for state representative from House District 55. We do so once again, enthusiastically, but this time with a few words of caution. Buescher, a longtime civic leader, lawyer and ...


A welcome deal

By The Daily Sentinel

The long hoped-for agreement between labor and business leaders finally was approved Thursday. As a result, the labor sponsors of Amendments 53, 55, 56 and 57 agreed to withdraw them. Because ballots have already been printed, the measures ...


Udall, Salazar must back rescue bill

By The Daily Sentinel

Two members of Congress whom Western Slope residents will be voting on this election have a second chance today. Reps. Mark Udall and John Salazar must do the right thing and vote for the revised financial bailout plan that passed the Senate ...


Neal for education board

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased to support the local candidate, Marcia Neal, in the race for the 3rd Congressional District seat on the State Board of Education, the group that sets broad education policy in the state and oversees local school ...


‘No’ on Amend. 47

By The Daily Sentinel

We believe people should have the right to choose whether they belong to a labor union or pay dues to a union, but we have several problems with Amendment 47, which would enshrine those rights in the Colorado Constitution. First, it sets too ...


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