Editorials

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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 ...


Happy Super Bowl, Go Broncos!

By The Daily Sentinel

Coloradans and right-minded people throughout the world have ample reason to be excited about this year’s Super Bowl. The Denver Broncos, led by Peyton Manning and the Broncos’ offense, have an opportunity to hoist a ...


Farm bill yields 
mixed bag of reform

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s easy to have conflicting views about the massive farm bill passed by the House Wednesday and likely to win a Senate approval this week. We are pleased the bill that authorizes $956 billion in spending over 10 years finally ...


State of immigration 
reform still an issue

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening was not his most notable effort. Although the president can still offer a good speech, with a few stirring moments, this year’s edition was filled with relatively ...


Court should reject ‘right’ to marijuana

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday it will take up the case of a quadriplegic man who was fired from his job for using medical marijuana in his off-duty hours, and it will use that case to determine whether Coloradans have a ...


A shield dropped

By The Daily Sentinel

Democrats on the Colorado Legislature’s Senate Judiciary Committee Monday rejected a bill that would have strengthened the state’s shield law, which protects journalists from having to reveal confidential sources. It was an ...


Of pot and policy

By The Daily Sentinel

You’ve likely heard the water-cooler jokes about the “Super Bowl,” pitting NFL teams from the two states that have legalized recreational marijuana use against each other. Don’t be surprised to see a clever sports ...


Legislation offers start 
on wildfire protection

By The Daily Sentinel

The bills highlighted by Gov. John Hickenlooper Thursday to deal with the costly and life-threatening problems caused by wildfires in this state are a reasonable starting point in attacking the issue. However, Hickenlooper could have offered ...


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