Editorials

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Laura Luke

Councilwoman Luke

By The Daily Sentinel

We were as surprised as other observers that the Grand Junction City Council chose Laura Luke, an unknown in city politics, over more experienced and familiar people to fill the vacancy created by Bonnie Beckstein’s resignation. But ...


Party interests derail redistricting process

By The Daily Sentinel

What began with a hopeful announcement several months ago — that a bipartisan group of state lawmakers would hold meetings with citizens around the state and use their input to forge new and fair boundaries for the state’s seven ...


Catholic Outreach finds means to support troops

By Amy Hamilton

Denial of a federal grant can often be the kiss of death for a charitable project, but not so with Grand Valley Catholic Outreach’s plan to build housing for homeless veterans. When the organization didn’t receive a grant from the ...


Doug Bruce in the dock

By The Daily Sentinel

Anti-government crusader Douglas Bruce appeared in court in Denver this week, and denounced the criminal charges against him as political harassment and a publicity stunt. This from a man who has made a career out of thumbing his nose at the ...


Stay on track with Colorado roadless rule

By The Daily Sentinel

Ten years after President Bill Clinton designated more than 50 million acres of national forest lands as roadless — including more than 4 million in Colorado — and six years after Colorado began developing its own management plan ...


District’s budget math is all about subtraction

By The Daily Sentinel

Most of the cuts School District 51 has made over the past few years to deal with declining state revenue have come in areas not readily apparent to the average citizen. That won’t be the case when school begins next fall. Parents, ...


Outlook not good

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ll grant that it can be difficult to hear what’s going on in the rest of the country from Washington, D.C., but if something could cut through the tumult, it should have been Monday’s announcement that the United ...


Budget table

Simpson-Bowles best plan for debt reduction

By The Daily Sentinel

The discussion in Washington, D.C., has changed dramatically this year, from how to spend federal dollars to where to cut, both short-term and for the long run. That seismic shift in political debate is necessary because we are rapidly ...


Let new council fill seat

By The Daily Sentinel

We have nothing but respect for Bruce Hill and Gregg Palmer, two outgoing Grand Junction City Council members who have served this city admirably for eight years. But we disagree with them and other members of the council that one of their ...


Coming soon: A new county administrator

By The Daily Sentinel

It seems a bit counter-intuitive that a woman who spent much of her career working for Democratic chief executives in Denver has been hired by the three Republican Mesa County commissioners as their new county administrator. But the ...


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