Editorials

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Rerouting the bodies is a sensible plan

By The Daily Sentinel

The odor, it turns out, was too much. So, the proposed Mesa State College body farm will be moved. Oh, it wasn’t the smell of bodies that were to eventually be placed at the college’s planned forensic anthropological research ...


Slowing highway deaths

By The Daily Sentinel

There was a time, not so many years ago, when the equivalent of the population of a city larger than Grand Junction — more than 50,000 people — died every year in U.S. highway wrecks. No more. The rate of highway deaths has been ...


Take this with grain of salt

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s how to make Manhattan restaurant food as bland as that of an institutional cafeteria: Prohibit restaurants from using salt in any of the food they serve. That’s the latest extreme effort to protect people from the perils of ...


Future may be clear for Dominguez waters

By The Daily Sentinel

A little more than a year after Congress established the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, state water officials and federal agencies are trying to reach agreement on how best to protect the waters of Big and Little Dominguez ...


Pushing the gas pedal

By The Daily Sentinel

Like Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, we’re encouraged by the proposal announced last week by Gov. Bill Ritter that would promote the use of Colorado’s natural gas to reduce Front Range air pollution. Penry made it clear he is ...


Up, up and away

By The Daily Sentinel

Up to $900 for an airplane ticket to Denver in the wake of the closure of Interstate 70? Sharp business practice, indeed. Unfortunately, the high prices reported in The Daily Sentinel Wednesday are more a function of the airlines’ ...


A sage decision

By The Daily Sentinel

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar stepped into a thicket of sage grouse controversy last year. So, when he issued a decision last week, it was inevitable that he would take fire from one side or the other in the dispute. Sure enough, an ...


Rocky road ahead

By The Daily Sentinel

Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon was considered an engineering marvel when it was designed in the 1970s and constructed in the ‘80s and ‘90s. At the time, it was also the most expensive section of interstate highway not in a ...


The discrimination fix

By The Daily Sentinel

Most employers, we believe, are conscientious about trying to prevent discrimination against workers on the basis of race, religion, gender or physical capabilities. But it would be foolish to believe discrimination never occurs. When it ...


Bombs and purple fingers

By Staff

Iraq remains a dangerous country, especially around election time. But its people refuse to be intimidated. Despite the lobbing of hand grenades by Islamic terrorists, the firing of rockets and mortars and the bombing of one polling place ...


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