Editorials

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‘First, do no harm’

By The Daily Sentinel

Democrats in Congress hoping to pass sweeping health care reform, apparently without any Republican support, should remember the dictum above, associated with Hippocrates. Passing anything — if that anything is bad legislation — ...


Rangel steps down

By The Daily Sentinel

The good news is that ethically challenged New York Congressman Charles Rangel is finally relinquishing the gavel as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. He maintains the move is only temporary, but it’s not at all clear his ...


Saturday shutdown?

By The Daily Sentinel

Some version of the U.S. Postal Service has been around since 1775, when Ben Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general. The mail service was critical in knitting together a far-flung and largely rural nation. But ...


Transparency a must

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased to see that Grand Junction City Attorney John Shaver and City Manager Laurie Kadrich decided — after a request from The Daily Sentinel’s Emily Anderson — to release information on how each City Council ...


The Grand Junction model

By The Daily Sentinel

In Topeka, Kan., community leaders are considering a redesign of a major downtown thoroughfare. Its model, in large part, is Grand Junction’s Main Street because this city long ago turned its main downtown commercial area into what one ...


Court aims at gun ban

By The Daily Sentinel

Based on news reports out of Washington, D.C., justices on the U.S. Supreme Court seemed inclined Tuesday to recognize that states and municipalities cannot arbitrarily eliminate the right of their citizens to own guns. Good for the justices. ...


Congratulations, Sam

By The Daily Sentinel

Sam Susuras is a persistent man. Although he didn’t win election to the Grand Junction City Council last April, he was ready to put his name forward when a vacancy arose on the council due to Linda Romer Todd’s resignation last ...


‘Not guilty’ verdict for Courtney Crooks

By The Daily Sentinel

The brief family argument that occurred last Aug. 18 apparently ended Courtney Crooks’ career as a Grand Junction police officer. But it did not leave him with a criminal record. A six-person jury took just 15 minutes last week to ...


King’s two-year plan is sensible legislation

By The Daily Sentinel

State Rep. Steve King wants to make vehicle registration more convenient for Colorado motorists and save the state some money in the process. That’s an idea we can support. King’s plan, through House Bill 1268, is to allow people ...


Stow the oars on rafting bill

By The Daily Sentinel

Opposition to Rep. Kathleen Curry’s rafting-rights bill, House Bill 1188, has been growing. A column on the facing page today lays out some of the reasons for that opposition. We don’t necessarily accept all the arguments made by ...


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