Editorials

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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 ...


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 ...


Ballot mania is 
on in Colorado

By The Daily Sentinel

Every two years, Colorado endures paroxysms of ballot-initiative fever, even though many of the proposed initiatives have little chance of passing. Still, they add to the length of the ballot, require voters to spend time trying to understand ...


Trust compromised 
by feds’ arrogance

By The Daily Sentinel

Apparently, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell believes the laws of Colorado can be ignored when she and her Washington, D.C., retinue arrive in town — that our laws don’t apply to Beltway bigwigs. That’s the only message ...


Jewell should endorse area sage-grouse efforts

By The Daily Sentinel

Folks in western Colorado should appreciate and even applaud the efforts that led to U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell being in Colorado Tuesday. She and several other Interior Department honchos joined Gov. John Hickenlooper and local ...


Obama’s NSA curbs 
don’t go far enough

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama offered up a plate of tepid reforms Friday that could provide some minimal restrictions on how the National Security Agency collects and uses metadata from American citizens. But much more needs to be done if Americans ...


Don’t wager heavily on De Beque Hail Mary

By The Daily Sentinel

The change from the go-fast days of the recent natural gas boom to today is nowhere more apparent than in De Beque. Where once there were proposals for new, energy-related developments seemingly every few weeks, now there is nothing. In the ...


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