Editorials

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Sam out to sack another taboo

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s a quick sports quiz: Which is a bigger threat to the future of the National Football League — a college football player who hopes to be the first openly gay man drafted by an NFL team or the ongoing issue of players’ ...


A grandstand for Gessler

By The Daily Sentinel

The Joint Budget Committee of the Colorado Legislature — made up of Democrats and Republicans from the House and Senate — each year must craft a budget for the state in which expenses don’t exceed revenue. It manages to do ...


Support park status 
for national monument

By The Daily Sentinel

Redesignating Colorado National Monument to make it a national park would be a boon to this community without creating any discernible downsides, so it is surprising that a relatively small number of people in the valley continue to fight ...


Sweet!

By The Daily Sentinel

As political dust-ups go, the dispute between Enstrom Candies and Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino may seem like little more than a tempest in a toffee tin, but it does raise some interesting questions. The first, of course, is this: ...


Russia seeks Olympic win

By The Daily Sentinel

In the 1890s, when French aristocrat Baron Pierre de Coubertin began promoting the idea of of world athletic competition modeled after the ancient contests in Greece, one of his arguments was that the games could help instill national pride, ...


Building boom frames 
larger picture at CMU

By The Daily Sentinel

The two construction projects approved by the Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees last week will add to the remarkable transformation that has taken place on the CMU campus over the past decade. The trustees approved the sale of ...


Good news on abortion

By The Daily Sentinel

Given the entrenched anger on both sides of the abortion debate, we don’t expect a truce for a joint celebration of the latest abortion figures. But both sides have something to cheer about. Earlier this week, the Guttmacher Institute ...


Logo logic

By The Daily Sentinel

Each year, bills are introduced in the Colorado Legislature that are inane, silly or attempts to create mountains from molehills. The recent effort by Glenwood Springs Rep. Bob Rankin certainly falls into that category. Rankin wanted to place ...


Dechant deserves thanks for service

By The Daily Sentinel

During the three decades-plus that Lyle Dechant has served as Mesa County attorney, The Daily Sentinel has disagreed with his advice to the county commissioners on several occasions — sometimes strenuously — most often over his ...


Motives concealed 
in Rep. Wright’s bill

By The Daily Sentinel

State Rep. Jared Wright seems to have a clear aim for the bill he introduced in the state Legislature to eliminate the requirement for a permit to legally carry a concealed weapon in Colorado. But what he’s targeting, we believe, has ...


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