Editorials

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An unfair standard

By The Daily Sentinel

When major newspapers in Denver and Salt Lake City take similar positions on the punitive nature of the federal government’s new ozone standard, we pay attention. Why? Because, smack in the middle of these two western metro areas is ...


Bridging the wage gap

By The Daily Sentinel

Regular readers of The Sentinel weren’t surprised to learn that welfare claims are up in Mesa County, as Gary Harmon reported on Sunday’s front page. Back in December, reporter Greg Ruland spoke with several sources familiar with ...


The wrong reaction to an invasion of privacy

By The Daily Sentinel

If a high school student peeped through the window of a teacher’s home and covertly snapped photos of her while she was naked and then disseminated the images throughout the community, would you expect the teacher to lose her job? Of ...


Unlock the iPhone

By The Daily Sentinel

A federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI bypass the security code of the work iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, who along with his wife, perpetrated the December mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. The FBI wants the information ...


Donald Danger

By The Daily Sentinel

What can we say about Donald Trump that hasn’t already been said? Every syndicated columnist that appears on this page has exposed the empty-calorie artifice of his campaign, which only seems to make him more popular. There’s a ...


Hospital provider fee question is answered

By The Daily Sentinel

If lawmakers had made the hospital provider fee an enterprise from the get-go — as they should have — there would be no discussion about how it wreaks havoc on the state budget. Revenue would, in fact, be well under the cap set by ...


Movie shines ‘Spotlight’ on value of newspapers

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a critical scene in “Spotlight,” the movie which earned Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles, where a key source grudgingly acknowledges that the Boston Archdiocese had systematically covered ...


Is making coal the villain our best bet?

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s the propaganda war surrounding coal’s place in the U.S. energy market and there’s the harsh economic reality that keeping coal in the ground has dire consequences for mining communities. For those places like Craig ...


Slap on the wrist feels like a slap in the face

By The Daily Sentinel

U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello was very precise in explaining why two former Western Slope doctors embroiled in allegations of running a “pill mill” operation received what many perceive as soft sentences. Sam Jahani and ...


The Best Slope!

By The Daily Sentinel

In case you missed it, the state high school wrestling finals in Denver last weekend yielded eight individual state champions from Western Slope communities. Led by four-time state champion T.J. Shelton, Meeker claimed three individual gold ...


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