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Finally, some answers?

By The Daily Sentinel

The single-engine jet that clipped power lines and endangered lives in DeBeque Canyon on May 28 was put on a flatbed trailer headed east on Interstate 70 last week. So, at long last, the story ends. Clearly, the authorities have inspected the ...


Remediation and graduation standards

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s move to adopt higher educational standards back in 2009 arose from an alarming number of high school graduates forced to enroll in remedial classes in college. In the six years since, additional reforms led to more ...


Outdoor recreation 
is our hidden asset

By The Daily Sentinel

In light of June’s record-breaking collection of lodging tax, let’s go back to what a consultant told local business leaders recently. Audrey Taylor presented a competitive location assessment report, which is a soup-to-nuts ...


Support direct flights

By The Daily Sentinel

Direct flights to Los Angeles and Chicago are critical to local economic development efforts for a multitude of reasons. But airlines are reluctant to establish direct flights to and from regional airports without some guarantee that ...


Council comes clean, raises new questions

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council finally did Monday what it should have done from the get-go: held a public discussion about the city’s chief executive. The discussion was illuminating and the council offered some plausible ...


Paying the piper

By The Daily Sentinel

Any talk of improving infrastructure has gravitated toward fiber networks and broadband capacity of late as Grand Junction grapples with how to be more competitive in an information economy. But old-fashioned infrastructure needs are still ...


City needs clean start on resignation vote

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council is giving itself a “do-over” on Monday as penance for violating the state’s Open Meetings Law in the course of formulating a response to Rich Englehart’s resignation. On the advice of ...


Practice freedom

By The Daily Sentinel

We Americans, to be blunt, suck at history. If you think U.S. test scores in math and English are bad, look at proficiency rates in civics and U.S. history. They’re appalling. Everyone today likely has a worse grasp of the political ...


City needs capability 
to access text messages


By The Daily Sentinel

The city of Grand Junction finds itself in a legal pickle stemming, in part, from its lack of a clear policy on retaining and retrieving text messages. The City Council has been tight-lipped about the circumstances that led to former City ...


Study suggests we take a competitive posture

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Valley lacks a cohesive approach to economic development, resulting in “random acts of marketing” with unclear and inconsistent messaging. That’s one conclusion of a marketing and branding study commissioned by the ...


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