Editorials

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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 ...


A test for Hickenlooper

By The Daily Sentinel

We admit we were concerned after reading the Associated Press story Tuesday saying Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper plans to eliminate Colorado’s student achievement tests to save money in the state budget. This is, ...


Xcel plan is good for environment, economy

By The Daily Sentinel

There was a great deal of hand-wringing Monday evening about the effect Xcel Energy’s proposed switch to more natural gas-fired electric generation will have on coal jobs in western Colorado. That’s understandable. Coal mining and ...


Confusing signposts on road to recovery

By The Daily Sentinel

Want to know what’s wrong with the U.S. economy? You only need to read what the experts have to say. Of course, expert analysis is all over the place. And American confidence in those experts seems to have justifiably diminished, along ...


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