Editorials

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Pugliese for District E

By Staff

The only contested race for the School District 51 Board of Education pits two Palisade residents against each other to replace Ron Rowley, who is term limited. We believe both Greg Mikolai and Rose Femia Pugliese would serve the school ...


Dow hits 10,000 a decade later

By Staff

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 10,000 mark Wednesday, it regained the benchmark it first hit more than 10 years ago, in early 1999. But this time around, reaching the five-figure number produced more a sense of relief ...


Measures 1A, 1B and 1C deserve voters’ support

By Staff

As Mesa County residents receive their 2009 mail-in election ballots this week, they’ll be confronted with three referred measures on term limits. We hope voters will decide those measures merit their approval. The three will allow Mesa ...


Parole violation

By Staff

Kristen L. Sheeks violated his parole — for a second time this year — based on police reports of his latest alleged escapade. The greater parole violation was committed by the Colorado Parole Board, which found a way to release ...


Outside audit is good for police

By Staff

Interim Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper’s request to the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police may be a bit unusual. It’s not every day you ask outsiders to assess the internal workings of your department. However, the ...


Baucus bill under fire

By Staff

The most talked-about bill aimed at reforming the nation’s health care system is expected to be voted out of the Senate Finance Committee today. What happens to it after that is anybody’s guess, since the measure is already under ...


Nobel Prize for good intentions

By Staff

President Barack Obama, at least, struck an appropriately modest tone when reacting to the news Friday that he had won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. “I do not feel I deserve to be in the company of so many transformative figures that have ...


Ken Salazar’s wild idea

By Staff

Every secretary of the Interior Department for more than 35 years has had to deal with the consequences of the Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Act. Those consequences have grown as the numbers of burros and wild horses have exploded on ...


A tragic death for former officer

By Staff

The apparent suicide of former Grand Junction police officer Glenn Coyne Tuesday is a tragedy on many levels. Most importantly, he leaves behind a wife and two young children. We can only guess at the pain they are suffering and will continue ...


A cross to bear

By Staff

Does a cross erected on federal lands in California during the 1930s to honor those killed in World War I and the “dead from all wars” amount to a governmental endorsement of Christianity?  That’s the question before the ...


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