Editorials

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Remember the fallen

By The Daily Sentinel

Weather reports indicate Monday may be a cool and breezy day, but mostly sunny. Not a bad day to kick off summer. Regardless of the weather, the national holiday being observed Monday should be a reminder of things other than backyard ...


Bobby’s birthday games

By The Daily Sentinel

Wasn’t that fun? We refer, of course, to the four-month exercise in public gamesmanship known as Bobby’s Birthday Bash — wherein we tried to guess whether a proposed country-music concert was a real deal or a fantasy. As ...


County’s goal is transparency with least expense to taxpayers

By Guest Columnist

By Janet Rowland On the issue of local governments being required to publish all expenditures in a local newspaper, The Daily Sentinel left out several very important pieces of information. Last year our board asked state Rep. Ray Scott if ...


States do have role in immigration reform

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an important Arizona immigration law, but not the law that caused such a ruckus when it was approved last year. The 2007 law in this case allows the state to revoke the business licenses of firms that ...


Here’s the lowdown on high-country camping

By Staff

Memorial Day is traditionally the start of the summer camping season, with many people rolling out their camping gear for the first time this year, and others preparing to transition from desert to high-country outings. It’s not unusual ...


Secure skies and airport access

By Staff

It’s going to become more difficult to get into the general aviation area of the Grand Junction Regional Airport this summer. Some flyers believe airport officials have gone too far with their latest security measures, and say they will ...


Dogged dedication to serve

By The Daily Sentinel

Once they were known as dog catchers, then animal control officers. Now the local agency that deals with stray animals — and much more — is known as Mesa County Animal Services. And, as the names have evolved, so have the ...


Back to school for some deputies?

By The Daily Sentinel

Come late August, it is hoped that three Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies once more will be patrolling the halls of several middle schools in unincorporated parts of the county. That hope depends on the county obtaining a federal grant of ...


Using a different club to handle school bullies

By The Daily Sentinel

School authorities, police officers, parents and others have long been exploring ways to deal with school bullies. But Aubrey Emmons decided the effort shouldn’t be left entirely to adults. The Tope Elementary School fifth-grader last ...


Wet Western Slope remains wonderful

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s been a cold wet spring in western Colorado, following a cold, wet winter. May 2011 may make it into the record books as one of the 10 wettest on record for this region. Avalanche danger in many parts of the mountains is extremely ...


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