Editorials

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The Robin Williams effect

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado launched its first-ever statewide mental health hotline Tuesday, the day after Robin Williams made headlines by taking his own life. A mere coincidence, of course, as the hotline has been in the works for some time. It was part of ...


No walk in the park

By The Daily Sentinel

Naggy McGee’s is closing. Crossroads Liquors announced it was closing its doors last week. Recent visitors to J’s Philly Steaks on the Colorado Mesa University campus were greeted with a “Closed for good” note taped to ...


We should celebrate the freedom to read

By The Daily Sentinel

Great books contain thought-provoking ideas. It’s the marriage of big ideas and wonderful writing that separates literature from pablum. Florid prose will only take an author so far. Because great books are by their very nature ...


A legislative fix could push Roan settlement

By The Daily Sentinel

Bob Beauprez, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, would have stood “shoulder to shoulder” with his opponent had Gov. John Hickenlooper chosen to fight two ballot initiatives aimed at curtailing oil and gas ...


Social networking
 not a private affair

By The Daily Sentinel

Just because Facebook accounts come with a username, a password and privacy controls doesn’t mean they’re impervious to snooping — and we don’t mean by hackers. Judges can compel Facebook users to share what ...


Airport board’s action sends wrong message


By The Daily Sentinel

The tone-deaf Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority seems to have a hard time understanding the concept of transparency. Or maybe it just doesn’t care. Intentional or not, that’s the message the board is sending. In selecting ...


Rowland’s approach is wrong for business

By The Daily Sentinel

The Fruit and Wine Byway arose from an intense collaboration between the wineries and orchards that anchor the burgeoning agri-tourism industry near Palisade and local government entities. It serves as a great example of an economic ...


The ‘whoa’ in the state’s water woes

By The Daily Sentinel

Earlier this year, Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed Senate Bill 23 — a bill designed to encourage water conservation on the Western Slope — because he thought it created a “polarizing” atmosphere at a time when the ...


Nobody wins so 
everybody wins?

By The Daily Sentinel

The 11th-hour fracking compromise brokered by Gov. John Hickenlooper removed four initiatives from November’s ballot, averting a costly winner-take-all political battle that threatened the viability of the oil and gas industry in ...


Happy birthday to the Wilderness Act

By The Daily Sentinel

Federal legislation can be heavy on bureaucratic jargon or dense policy language, but there’s a certain poetry to the Wilderness Act of 1964. “A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the ...


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