Editorials

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Supporting Geer’s family

By The Daily Sentinel

Deputy Derek Geer’s family, friends and fraternity of fellow law enforcement officials laid him to rest Monday, but fundraising efforts continue for his widow and children. The Sentinel’s Melinda Mawdsley provided an overview of ...


We can be heroes

By The Daily Sentinel

Today is Valentine’s Day — the day when depictions of the heart as a symbol of romantic love will be at their zenith. Heart-shaped boxes of candy, heart-shaped jewelry and hearts on cards and in floral arrangements will all be part ...


Einstein was right

By The Daily Sentinel

On Thursday scientists announced they’ve discovered evidence of gravitational waves, confirming the existence of black holes and a phenomenon that Albert Einstein predicted a century ago as an extension of his theory of general ...


Market demands driving Xcel changes

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County’s largest electricity provider is in the midst of a rate case filing with the state Public Utilities Commission that seeks to give customers more control over their energy use. The filing is just one of several components of ...


Ideological purity?

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County commissioners on Monday talked themsleves into accepting $2.1 million in grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a detention pond at the base of Mount Garfield that should alleviate flash ...


Deputy gave his life for this community

By The Daily Sentinel

They celebrated in Denver Tuesday. An estimated 1 million orange-clad Broncos fans lined a downtown parade route for a Super Bowl victory celebration. The governor was there. But one of his cabinet members — Stan Hilkey, executive ...


It’s too easy to amend the state Constitution

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado is currently one of 18 states where citizens can bypass the legislature and place proposed constitutional amendments directly on the ballot. That’s an important right because it gives citizens direct access to the lawmaking ...


The Broncos Bowl

By The Daily Sentinel

Broncos fans have a lot to be thankful for today. First and foremost, having your team in the Big Game means you have the distraction of the game itself from all the ridiculous commercialism and peripheral nonsense that surrounds ...


The fourth wall
 of the Fourth Estate

By The Daily Sentinel

Covering the courts is an important task for newspapers, but it can also put them in an awkward position. The judiciary is one of the three branches of government, so court coverage factors into the watchdog function of the media. We have an ...


Montrose board has a big trust problem

By The Daily Sentinel

The Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association has an embarrassing scandal on its hands. A recent ruling in a workers compensation case to determine a former employee’s claim for disability benefits revealed some atrocious behavior ...


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