Editorials

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The Jones conviction

By The Daily Sentinel

The successful conviction of Lester Jones yesterday was extraordinary for a wide host of reasons, all of which underscore how fortunate this community is to have an aggressive criminal justice apparatus that doesn’t plea bargain the ...


Hearing provides sensible check

By The Daily Sentinel

For those who hadn’t heard of a proceeding called a “reverse transfer” hearing prior to the one now occurring in Mesa County in the case of a teen accused of shooting and killing a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy, ...


Energy industry lives up to its word

By The Daily Sentinel

Back in October, when a Hillary Clinton presidency seemed all but assured, the voice of the Western Slope oil and gas industry urged better working relationships between all sectors of the economy to promote maximum prosperity. While the ...


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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 119 years later.   We take pleasure in answering at once and thus ...


TABOR challenge

By The Daily Sentinel

When state lawmakers convene in Denver for the legislative session next month, they’ll have to deal with the boomerang effect of a bustling economy. State forecasters told members of the Joint Budget Committee Tuesday that the economic ...


Fix online sales tax

By The Daily Sentinel

If your Christmas shopping included buying something from an online retailer, like Amazon.com, without paying the state’s sales tax, you’re technically a tax cheat, though you probably don’t know it. The Colorado Legislature ...


Bar raised, and then?

By The Daily Sentinel

President-elect Donald Trump’s surprise victory and his cabinet selections have dominated the political landscape since Election Day, but as we draw closer to the start of the Colorado General Assembly’s 71st session, we’re ...


Defining our times

By The Daily Sentinel

Facts have always competed with deeply held personal beliefs that may have no basis in the truth. When Galileo Galilei claimed in 1632 that the Earth orbited the sun, building upon a proposition set forth by Nicolaus Copernicus, he found ...


CPW experiments
 with controversy

By The Daily Sentinel

Something is keeping Colorado’s mule deer population far short of the numbers wildlife managers say the land can support. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is willing to selectively cull mountain lions and bears to find out if ...


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