Editorials

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Vote ‘For’ franchises

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Charter requires voters to give their approval to franchise agreements for utilities operating within the city, and voters should do so without hesitation this election. Referred Measure B on the municipal ballot would ...


Setback for MSC workers

By The Daily Sentinel

It is disappointing that a bill to give classified employees of Mesa State College the chance to opt out of the state personnel system was killed by Democrats in a Senate committee this week. The bill originated with college employees who ...


Tough climb demands energy and endurance

By The Daily Sentinel

When local supporters of the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race gather later this morning with John Wessels, regional director of the National Park Service, they no doubt will give him an earful about why a portion of the race should be allowed ...


Vote ‘For the Ordinance’’ on Referred Measure A

By The Daily Sentinel

By now, most citizens of Grand Junction have received their mail-in ballots for the April 5 municipal election. Many of those voters may be puzzling over which of the five candidates to select for the open, at-large seat on the City ...


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 ...


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