Editorials

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Yes, Virginia,
there is a Santa Claus

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in the New York Sun in 1897 and remains appropriate for this holiday season 119 years later.   We take pleasure in answering at once and thus ...


TABOR challenge

By The Daily Sentinel

When state lawmakers convene in Denver for the legislative session next month, they’ll have to deal with the boomerang effect of a bustling economy. State forecasters told members of the Joint Budget Committee Tuesday that the economic ...


Fix online sales tax

By The Daily Sentinel

If your Christmas shopping included buying something from an online retailer, like Amazon.com, without paying the state’s sales tax, you’re technically a tax cheat, though you probably don’t know it. The Colorado Legislature ...


Bar raised, and then?

By The Daily Sentinel

President-elect Donald Trump’s surprise victory and his cabinet selections have dominated the political landscape since Election Day, but as we draw closer to the start of the Colorado General Assembly’s 71st session, we’re ...


Defining our times

By The Daily Sentinel

Facts have always competed with deeply held personal beliefs that may have no basis in the truth. When Galileo Galilei claimed in 1632 that the Earth orbited the sun, building upon a proposition set forth by Nicolaus Copernicus, he found ...


CPW experiments
 with controversy

By The Daily Sentinel

Something is keeping Colorado’s mule deer population far short of the numbers wildlife managers say the land can support. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is willing to selectively cull mountain lions and bears to find out if ...


EPA backpedals

By The Daily Sentinel

Much is being made about the Environmental Protection Agency’s editing of its scientific conclusions on the impact of hydraulic fracturing on water quality. The report, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind to date on the ...


We have to want 
to be something

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s most resilient rural economies have a clear vision for the future. Seems like a rather obvious correlation, but a recent study by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, with the help of the ...


FERC disappoints

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s disappointing, though hardly surprising, that federal regulators refused to reconsider their decision to reject the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay, Ore. On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory ...


The Interior pick

By The Daily Sentinel

President-elect Donald Trump’s purported pick for secretary of Interior isn’t official yet, but that hasn’t stopped groups with a stake in the nation’s public lands from weighing in. U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, ...


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