Editorials

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Council chips its way out of grill bunker

By The Daily Sentinel

Thousands of golfers gearing up for the 2011 links season on Grand Junction’s two municipal golf courses will soon have the opportunity to buy food and beverages provided by a new private vendor. The Grand Junction City Council Monday ...


Give tiered rates a chance

By The Daily Sentinel

Xcel Energy’s tiered rate structure for summer electric rates — charging a higher rate for those who use more than 500 kilowatts of electricity — will be tested for the second season this year. That is, unless a Grand ...


Tragedy in Japan

By The Daily Sentinel

In western Colorado, where natural disasters tend to be measured in inches of snowfall or perhaps acres destroyed by wildfire, it’s nearly impossible to grasp the magnitude of the catastrophe that struck Japan beginning Friday. Even the ...


The future of nuclear power

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not surprising that, in the wake of the Japanese earthquake that seriously damaged two nuclear power plants, people in the United States are reassessing the safety of nuclear power. No new nuclear plants have been built in this ...


Reasons for concern and optimism on jobs

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest unemployment numbers for Mesa County — 11.1 percent for January — are enough to make all who hope for an economic turnaround to smash our rose-colored glasses. The Mesa County rate is well above the national ...


Merging parks, wildlife

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper isn’t the first chief executive of this state to consider recombining the state Division of Wildlife and the State Parks Division into a single agency. But his proposal, announced just last week, is ...


GOP redistricting bill is premature

By The Daily Sentinel

The provisions outlined in a Republican bill to govern congressional redistricting in Colorado make a great deal of sense and would be good for western Colorado. No wonder Club 20, the Western Slope advocacy group, supports them. We support ...


Nameless noncitizens

By The Daily Sentinel

At least 106 non-U.S. citizens — and perhaps 11,000 of them — have been improperly registered to vote in Colorado, Secretary of State Scott Gessler declared Monday. Those are some frightening numbers, released by Gessler just as a ...


David Broder, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

The death of an elderly news reporter or political pundit is not something that normally draws much attention outside the journalism world. But David Broder’s death Tuesday, at the age of 81, is one that should be mourned by all who ...


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Momentum builds for attack on debt

By The Daily Sentinel

Closing tax loopholes and raising federal revenues are on the table. So are entitlement cuts and elimination of poorly performing federal programs. The fact that Senators from both parties are talking about these issues may not be a sign that ...


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