Editorials

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Fruita on path for new rec trails

By Staff

The city of Fruita may have re-opened the decades-long debate over the proximity of recreational hiking and biking trails to irrigation canals in this valley through a parks master plan the City Council approved last week. Good for them. ...


Health care reform is not on autopilot

By Staff

With the Senate passage of its health care reform bill early Monday, it appears likely a version of this legislation will win congressional approval early next year. There will still be some tinkering, as the House and Senate try to reconcile ...


Trucking company held hostage by process

By Staff

Just when we all had thought that the Brady Trucking question was decided, it has come roaring back, to our dismay. Opponents of Brady’s plans to expand its operations near 27 1/2 and C 1/2 roads in south downtown have vowed to appeal a ...


Grand Valley is ready to host federal judge

By Staff

It’s rare that such opportunities present themselves, but the pending federal case involving the failed Valley Investments firm in Grand Junction presents a chance for the federal bench to make an appearance on the West Slope. We hope ...


Arrests in fraud case may help heal victims

By Staff

The arrest of Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller on Wednesday marks what we hope will be the beginning of emotional recovery for investors who lost about $31 million in the company. Lochmiller, 61, has been free since the ...


Savvy employees take contract offer

By Staff

City Market employees, who voted to accept a contact offer from Kroger Co., are to be congratulated. It was a close call for employees of the Cincinnati-based company which also owns the King Soopers stores on the Front Range. They approved ...


District should save the experienced

By Staff

School District 51 is trying to work its way through the unenviable process of cutting its current budget and looking ahead to cuts in the 2010–2011 budget. All the usual methods of rescuing budgets are now in play, from clamping down ...


Cost savings is essential in health care debate

By Staff

Colorado’s senators, Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, are laudably saying that they want the health care legislation working its way through Congress not to increase the deficit. It would be better to hear them talk about ways of actually ...


Mute House measure on too-loud television

By Staff

Unemployment still is hovering over 10 percent in the United States. The country remains roiled over how to resolve the issues of high health care costs. Then there is the small matter of a war in Afghanistan, to say nothing of making sure ...


County streamlines planning process

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission moved Monday to lop three months off the time that uncontested land-subdivision applications linger before county officials, a move that seems obvious enough that we have to wonder why it took so long. But we applaud ...


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