Editorials

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Election reforms working just fine

By The Daily Sentinel

The state’s controversial election reforms have worked well on many levels, according to a national study released last week. But that’s not stopping Republican state lawmakers from trying to make some tweaks. Two bills that have ...


Resurrection Sunday

By The Daily Sentinel

Today is the day Christians worldwide celebrate their savior’s triumph over death. The liturgical calendar fits neatly within the changing seasons, providing a perfect metaphor for renewal (at least in the Northern Hemisphere). As we ...


Homophobia handled the right way at CMU

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Mesa University made headlines for all the wrong reasons recently after a former baseball player said he was subjected to homophobic comments during his playing days in college and in the pros. Tyler Dunnington pitched for CMU in ...


Lt. governor pick 
an exciting choice

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. John Hickenlooper has settled on a formidable candidate for the No. 2 slot in his administration and pitched her qualifications to be his “chief operating officer” during an announcement at the state capitol Wednesday. Donna ...


Obama in Cuba

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama made history Sunday as the first sitting president in more than 80 years to visit Cuba. On Tuesday, more than a year after taking steps to normalize full diplomatic relations with the autocratic Cuban government, he ...


Farewell, Dancing Queen

By The Daily Sentinel

Delaney Clements packed a lot of living into her short, 13-year life. She gave more than she took and she made the world a better place just by existing bravely among us. We are saddened, of course, by her passing, but she made it clear that ...


Discriminating tastes

By The Daily Sentinel

A Grand Junction landlord has challenged the notion of what’s fair when it comes to legal and socially acceptable discrimination. Mark Holmes, a long-time social and environmental activist, raised some eyebrows when the took out a ...


Grading transparency in local government

By The Daily Sentinel

Every year in March the American Society of Newspaper Editors promotes Sunshine Week, reminding everyone that government business is supposed to be conducted in the open. Laws that require governmental entities and public officials to be ...


A better way to deal with teenage ‘sexting’

By The Daily Sentinel

Current law makes felons of Colorado teens who send digital photos of their bare body parts to other teens’ smart phones. The practice, known as “sexting,” creates a conundrum for prosecutors. Sexually explicit images of ...


Local climate change?

By The Daily Sentinel

Rising temperatures should concern everyone, but the consequences seems particularly harmful to Colorado. That’s why Joe Ramey’s analysis of regional weather data is so compelling. It gives the climate-change “debate” ...


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