Editorials

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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 ...


EPA backpedals

By The Daily Sentinel

Much is being made about the Environmental Protection Agency’s editing of its scientific conclusions on the impact of hydraulic fracturing on water quality. The report, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind to date on the ...


We have to want 
to be something

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s most resilient rural economies have a clear vision for the future. Seems like a rather obvious correlation, but a recent study by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, with the help of the ...


FERC disappoints

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s disappointing, though hardly surprising, that federal regulators refused to reconsider their decision to reject the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay, Ore. On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory ...


The Interior pick

By The Daily Sentinel

President-elect Donald Trump’s purported pick for secretary of Interior isn’t official yet, but that hasn’t stopped groups with a stake in the nation’s public lands from weighing in. U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, ...


Next-level thinking

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction city staffers are developing ballot language asking voters to allow the city to fund a $60 million project for a revamped downtown convention center and a new adjoining event center that could host sporting events and ...


‘Faithless’ electors subvert the system

By The Daily Sentinel

Hillary Clinton earned the most votes in Colorado in last month’s presidential election, so why are two Colorado members of the Electoral College suing for the right to vote for anyone else — especially if they’re opposed to ...


Elephant in the stream

By The Daily Sentinel

If the state water plan was supposed to usher in a new era of cooperation among the state’s numerous stakeholders, it hasn’t lived up to the expectation. Squabbling between the Front Range and the Western Slope, civil though it ...


Is a tax hike for 911 dispatch the answer?

By The Daily Sentinel

Emergency services, like a 911 center equipped to handle calls or texts from cell phones, aren’t a luxury. Adequate response times from emergency first responders are among the most basic expectations of any taxpayer. Protection of its ...


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