Editorials

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The president and the pupils

By The Daily Sentinel

This year, it appears, every classroom in School District 51 will show President Barack Obama’s televised address to America’s school children, thanks to a decision by the District 51 school board. Good for the board. Every child ...


Justice Marquez

By The Daily Sentinel

There is certainly a good deal of hometown pride in seeing Monica Marie Marquez appointed to a seat on the Colorado Supreme Court by Gov. Bill Ritter. Marquez is a 1987 graduate of Grand Junction High School — the valedictorian of that ...


BP spreads blame as wide as oil slick

By The Daily Sentinel

The disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that began April 20 when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded was the result of multiple problems and human errors, a report released this week by BP states. The explosion and massive oil leak that resulted ...


Reporting still critical in era of new media

By The Daily Sentinel

This month, a special committee at the University of Colorado begins examining what to do with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. A “program discontinuance” has been initiated, although that doesn’t mean the ...


Mesa State plants seeds for continuing growth

By The Daily Sentinel

Although there is no definite date set for the opening of a forensic anthropology research center on Orchard Mesa, it’s welcome news that the Mesa State College Real Estate Foundation has completed the purchase of 35 acres for what is ...


No burning need

By The Daily Sentinel

Like the developers of the proposed Muslim community center and mosque a few blocks from Ground Zero in New York City, the members of a small church in Florida have a First Amendment right to carry out their plans — to burn Korans ...


Gubernatorial follies

By The Daily Sentinel

Dan Maes is still the Republican candidate for governor of Colorado, much to the dismay of the GOP establishment, numerous rank-and-file Republicans, a significant number of tea-party types who were once Maes supporters, and voters throughout ...


Commentary section is home to many opinions

By The Daily Sentinel

Five days a week, the Commentary section of The Daily Sentinel — the pages you are reading now — and the Opinion section of GJSentinel.com provide a broad array of opinions. There are the views of our regular local and national ...


No easy call on medical marijuana

By The Daily Sentinel

For a number of reasons discussed below, we disagree with the apparent majority of Grand Junction City Council members who appear poised to ban medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations within the city limits. But we recognize it ...


Iraq, seven years later

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that President Barack Obama has formally declared the end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq, experts will debate for decades just what we accomplished with our seven-year effort in that country. There’s no glossing over some facts ...


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