Editorials

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The elephant on Main

By The Daily Sentinel

The most interesting thing about Thursday’s front-page story detailing efforts to boost downtown Grand Junction’s image is the way officials tiptoed around the uncomfortable topic of vagrancy. Not that we blame them. It’s ...


A tragic loss

By The Daily Sentinel

U.S. Navy SEALs take their name from the environments in which they operate: sea, air and land. Becoming a SEAL means completing one of the most mentally challenging and physically demanding training programs in the world. In doing so, ...


A ‘lucky break’

By The Daily Sentinel

Robin Brown, a board member of the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority, hit the nail on the head when she described Mark Achen’s availability to lead the airport on an interim basis as a “lucky break.” Achen, a former ...


Trump budget mirrors disastrous Kansas plan

By The Daily Sentinel

Policy makers, government officials and journalists from Kansas are going out of their way to point at the state’s fiscal crisis as an example of what awaits the rest of the country if President Trump’s proposed budget is adopted ...


Clear up the gray area 
of farm tap regulation

By The Daily Sentinel

The fatal house explosion involving an abandoned gas flowline in the Front Range town of Firestone has raised some unsettling questions about the dangers posed by rural farm taps. These are gas lines running from wells directly to rural homes ...


Courthouse needs 
a war memorial

By The Daily Sentinel

How did it come to pass that Mesa County doesn’t have a war memorial on the grounds of the courthouse? It’s a curious departure from the patriotic spirit that pervades this valley. How many towns in Colorado can boast of having ...


A revitalizing pause

By The Daily Sentinel

For nine months out of the year, the majority of Grand Valley families are on school time. Daily lives revolve around school bells. When the school year ends, as it did Wednesday, it’s a natural yardstick in time because it alters the ...


Things aren’t adding up at Interior headquarters

By The Daily Sentinel

Returning power to the people has been a recurring theme of the Trump administration since the president delivered his inaugural address back in January. When Congress rolled back the Bureau of Land Management’s new resource management ...


Stop playing games with people’s health

By The Daily Sentinel

If “something better” than Obamacare is truly coming — and it will be up to the U.S. Senate to make that happen — shouldn’t the Trump administration do what it can to ensure that Americans have the affordable ...


Worth celebrating

By The Daily Sentinel

The celebration of the nation’s first statewide public lands day on Saturday hopefully serves as a counterweight to the agenda unfolding in Washington, D.C. under the Trump administration. Already we’ve seen Congress dismantle the ...


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