Editorials

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The ‘whoa’ in the state’s water woes

By The Daily Sentinel

Earlier this year, Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed Senate Bill 23 — a bill designed to encourage water conservation on the Western Slope — because he thought it created a “polarizing” atmosphere at a time when the ...


Nobody wins so 
everybody wins?

By The Daily Sentinel

The 11th-hour fracking compromise brokered by Gov. John Hickenlooper removed four initiatives from November’s ballot, averting a costly winner-take-all political battle that threatened the viability of the oil and gas industry in ...


Happy birthday to the Wilderness Act

By The Daily Sentinel

Federal legislation can be heavy on bureaucratic jargon or dense policy language, but there’s a certain poetry to the Wilderness Act of 1964. “A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the ...


Change of culture needed at CIA

By The Daily Sentinel

Congress is supposed to keep tabs on the Central Intelligence Agency, not the other way around. An internal investigation by the CIA inspector general, however, confirmed what members of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence have ...


King should resign

By The Daily Sentinel

Steve King has one final opportunity to do the right thing. Now that he’s facing felony charges for embezzlement, he should resign his state Senate seat. Yes, the legislative session has ended and King is not seeking re-election. But as ...


Making an impact one life at a time

By The Daily Sentinel

As Congress yields to partisan rancor and makes zero headway on immigration reform, a group of Grand Valley residents is working diligently to make life better in a small corner of El Salvador — one of the headwaters of the stream of ...


A federal shield law is a good idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Like most newspapers, we are strong advocates for shield laws that provide some protections for journalists who play a critical role in American-style democracy: to inform so the people can self-govern. Pushing for these protections is not a ...


Officer’s hiring raises troubling questions

By The Daily Sentinel

The family of a Redlands man who was killed by a Colorado State Patrol trooper is upset that one of the officers charged in connection with the fatal shooting has reportedly been hired as a police officer in the Denver area. We share the ...


Court issues blow against fracking bans

By The Daily Sentinel

A state district judge’s ruling could spell the end of hydraulic fracturing bans in Colorado. On Thursday, Judge D.D. Mallard struck down Longmont’s ban on fracking, which voters approved in 2012. Mallard stayed her decision ...


Trouble below the surface

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. John Hickenlooper wants a state water plan in place by next year that addresses the anticipated gap between statewide supply and demand. As a result, roundtables for each of Colorado’s nine river basins are developing their own ...


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