Editorials

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A shot at redemption

By The Daily Sentinel

In terms of experience, there’s no question that Scott McInnis is eminently qualified to be a Mesa County commissioner. Not only is he a former six-term congressman who represented western Colorado in the U.S. House of Representatives, ...


Fail fast, fail often

By The Daily Sentinel

If digital is the future of media, then newspapers have a significant learning curve ahead of them — one that will be accelerated by the Silicon Valley mantra “Fail fast, fail often.” At least that’s Rem Rieder’s ...


As pot market grows, so do the complexities

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s legal pot movement gained traction on some faulty assumptions that may or may not be corrected with changes in state law. The first was that making recreational pot legal would eliminate the black market and convert illicit ...


Why we endorse for public office

By The Daily Sentinel

Mail ballots go out on Oct. 14. The preceding week the Sentinel’s editorial board will offer readers a full slate of endorsements for local races, statewide contests and select ballot issues. If the election isn’t until Nov. 4, ...


Transparency loses 
to the ‘blue wall’

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County Sheriff Rebecca Spiess won’t release the internal affairs records of two department employees who are campaigning for her job. She says releasing that information serves no public interest. She’s wrong. Courts ...


Stop and smell the roses

By The Daily Sentinel

This is the good stuff folks. Sunday’s and Monday’s soggy skies notwithstanding, we are in the midst of a seasonal sweet spot when the weather is dang near perfect for celebrating the Colorado lifestyle. So, whether you love ...


Rewriting history

By The Daily Sentinel

Former Congressman Scott McInnis says he “didn’t plagiarize, period” when he was asked during a recent editorial board meeting about the scandal that ended his bid for governor four years ago. We bring this up, not to delve ...


Protecting innocents

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County Human Services, on advice from the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office, isn’t talking about the fateful decision to put an 11-month-old girl in the care of her 20-year-old cousin. Sydney White is being held at the ...


Another federal misstep

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this month, but the U.S. Forest Service has thrown cold water on the party. The agency wants to require media organizations to obtain special-use permits for commercial ...


Civil disobedience the right response in Jeffco

By The Daily Sentinel

A Jefferson County school board proposal to remove civil disobedience topics from an advanced high school history curriculum has incited mass student demonstrations. The irony, of course, being that a conservative school board majority ...


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