Editorials

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Coal in the crosshairs

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado has coal jobs. It’s also a hotbed of environmental advocacy, which means President Trump’s actions to roll back the Clean Power Plan and boost fossil fuel production are fanning passions on both sides of the climate debate ...


Central hoax offers lessons in fake news

By The Daily Sentinel

The harrowing sequence of events at Central High School Tuesday serves as a microcosm for today’s media environment. The Sentinel posted updates throughout the day on its website. While information was scant during a lockdown, our news ...


Film incentives can’t fall under budget axe

By The Daily Sentinel

Incentives to lure film and television productions to Colorado are in jeopardy once again — a consequence of legislative budget negotiations. The Joint Budget Committee deadlocked on the prospect of providing $3 million for the Colorado ...


Democrats should confirm Gorsuch

By The Daily Sentinel

Say what you will about President Donald Trump’s role in the Obamacare “repeal and replace” fiasco, but his legislative failure shouldn’t be viewed by Democrats as an opportunity on which to build obstructionist ...


Our man in D.C. must do better

By The Daily Sentinel

What’s the fallout of the failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare? For most of us, it’s simple. The health-care landscape remains unchanged for the foreseeable future, although Republicans will continue to pick at the edges ...


Gardner’s grand idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s just say up front that U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s idea to move the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction is as brilliant as it is unlikely to come to ...


Defunding Planned Parenthood a bad idea

By The Daily Sentinel

The congressional health care bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare would also make Planned Parenthood ineligible for federal funding. This is an issue ripe for misunderstanding. Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest ...


A level playing field?

By The Daily Sentinel

The number of charter schools is growing — both locally and statewide. The four current charter schools in the Grand Valley (a fifth one will open soon in Fruita) account for roughly 10 percent of District 51 students. Statewide, 13 ...


Science will save us?

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s hard to enjoy the beautiful, unseasonably mild weather unaccompanied by the nagging suspicion that it’s a consequence of climate change. To wonder out loud, though, is to risk the wrath of an increasing number of ordinary ...


Sunshine grades

By The Daily Sentinel

Every year in March the American Society of Newspaper Editors promotes Sunshine Week, reminding everyone that government business is supposed to be conducted in the open. Laws that require governmental entities and public officials to be ...


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