Editorials

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Stop and smell the roses

By The Daily Sentinel

This is the good stuff folks. Sunday’s and Monday’s soggy skies notwithstanding, we are in the midst of a seasonal sweet spot when the weather is dang near perfect for celebrating the Colorado lifestyle. So, whether you love ...


Rewriting history

By The Daily Sentinel

Former Congressman Scott McInnis says he “didn’t plagiarize, period” when he was asked during a recent editorial board meeting about the scandal that ended his bid for governor four years ago. We bring this up, not to delve ...


Protecting innocents

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County Human Services, on advice from the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office, isn’t talking about the fateful decision to put an 11-month-old girl in the care of her 20-year-old cousin. Sydney White is being held at the ...


Another federal misstep

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this month, but the U.S. Forest Service has thrown cold water on the party. The agency wants to require media organizations to obtain special-use permits for commercial ...


Civil disobedience the right response in Jeffco

By The Daily Sentinel

A Jefferson County school board proposal to remove civil disobedience topics from an advanced high school history curriculum has incited mass student demonstrations. The irony, of course, being that a conservative school board majority ...


What does your gut tell you about the economy?

By The Daily Sentinel

What’s it going to take for people in the Grand Valley to open up their pocketbooks and spend money with exuberance? It’s all about consumer confidence, two visiting economists told the Sentinel’s editorial board Monday. ...


Is it time to revisit child-porn sentences?

By The Daily Sentinel

A Denver Post story about discrepancies in prison time for child pornography convictions in Colorado raises the question: Is it time for state lawmakers to impose mandatory sentences? Federal law says people who knowingly download child ...


Our biggest challenge: Speaking with one voice

By The Daily Sentinel

Sometimes an outsider’s perspective helps correct the forest-for-the-trees myopia we can experience when we’re too close to something. Such was the case earlier this week when John Frank addressed a room full of business leaders ...


Fracking not to blame in tainted water study

By The Daily Sentinel

After conducting a chemical analysis of groundwater contamination in Pennsylvania and Texas, scientists concluded that hydraulic fracturing wasn’t the culprit. Instead, well-integrity issues — problems in pipes and seals — ...


A mixed message

By The Daily Sentinel

The Boston Globe published a story Sunday that exposes how the Obama administration is not the enemy of coal that many Americans, especially Westerners, think it is. The story focuses on coal mining operations in the North Fork Valley and, ...


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