Editorials

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District’s budget math is all about subtraction

By The Daily Sentinel

Most of the cuts School District 51 has made over the past few years to deal with declining state revenue have come in areas not readily apparent to the average citizen. That won’t be the case when school begins next fall. Parents, ...


Outlook not good

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ll grant that it can be difficult to hear what’s going on in the rest of the country from Washington, D.C., but if something could cut through the tumult, it should have been Monday’s announcement that the United ...


Budget table

Simpson-Bowles best plan for debt reduction

By The Daily Sentinel

The discussion in Washington, D.C., has changed dramatically this year, from how to spend federal dollars to where to cut, both short-term and for the long run. That seismic shift in political debate is necessary because we are rapidly ...


Let new council fill seat

By The Daily Sentinel

We have nothing but respect for Bruce Hill and Gregg Palmer, two outgoing Grand Junction City Council members who have served this city admirably for eight years. But we disagree with them and other members of the council that one of their ...


Coming soon: A new county administrator

By The Daily Sentinel

It seems a bit counter-intuitive that a woman who spent much of her career working for Democratic chief executives in Denver has been hired by the three Republican Mesa County commissioners as their new county administrator. But the ...


Jobs situation boosts economic optimism

By The Daily Sentinel

The number of job openings in the United States grew by 352,000 in February, to nearly 3.1 million, the largest increase in job growth since December 2004. That’s just one of several indications that the jobs picture in this country is ...


Congratulations Matt Diers and Palisade High School

By The Daily Sentinel

There are a multitude of solutions offered to improve public education in this country. One of them, put forth on these pages recently by Marcia Neal, local representative on the Colorado State Board of Education, is to hold students more ...


Home-brewed sales

By The Daily Sentinel

A bill in the Colorado Legislature failed this week — as similar measures have the past few years — to make it legal for all convenience and grocery stores to sell full-strength beer. We wouldn’t say we’re drunk with ...


Lifting the veil on fracking fluids

By The Daily Sentinel

If you go to the website, http://www.fracfocus.org, and search for natural gas wells operated by Williams in Garfield County, you’ll find that water makes up 90 percent or more of the fracking materials used in its wells. Premium white ...


Prosser Kloppenburg

Ballot-box justices

By The Daily Sentinel

Periodically, someone in Colorado gets frustrated with our judicial system and concludes that the way we select judges and justices in this state is the problem. Inevitably, they begin clamoring for the direct election of judges. We hope ...


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