Editorials

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Mesa State makes Forbes.com list

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College, for the second year in a row is listed among the nation’s best colleges. That’s no small accomplishment, given the fact that the United States has 6,600 institutions of higher education and the highest 610 of ...


County adds to haze caused by Amend. 20

By The Daily Sentinel

Faced with the choice of asking voters to ban medical-marijuana dispensaries or working to regulate them, the Mesa County Commission has opted to take the path worse traveled. The commission voted 2-1, commissioners Craig Meis and Steve ...


Miners’ fate still uncertain

By The Daily Sentinel

We certainly identify with the joy felt by people in Chile who learned over the weekend that 33 miners had survived a mine collapse 17 days previous. We remain equally apprehensive about the miners’ prospects for the next 120 days, the ...


Clemens behind in the count

By Staff

If anyone should know better than to fall behind in the count to a hitter swinging a heavy bat, that person ought to be “Rocket” Roger Clemens. Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner and fireballer extraordinaire, had that ...


Try Lochmiller here

By Staff

The first hearing in Grand Junction in the case of United States of America vs. Philip Rand Lochmiller and others was conducted without a hitch last week, much to the shock and surprise of, well, no one. The courtroom in which U.S. District ...


City Council in weeds on medical marijuana

By The Daily Sentinel

Politicians, especially those of the Washington variety, like to avoid some issues because, they say, those issues get too deep into the weeds. Meaning, of course, that the issues are complex and the political payoff is likely minimal. The ...


Retry Rod Blagojevich

By The Daily Sentinel

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now a convicted felon — but not for trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat or other blatant attempts to use his office to shake down constituents for money. And that’s too bad. A federal jury on ...


County rules not wasted

By The Daily Sentinel

Critics of Mesa County’s energy master plan have argued that the plan was little more than a showpiece, which the energy-industry-friendly commissioners would ignore whenever an important energy project came before them. But ...


Money fuels politics and voter cynicism

By The Daily Sentinel

Most Americans understand several things regarding our political system today: First, it takes wads of cash to run a successful election campaign today, much of which must come from groups with an interest in issues that will come before ...


Youngsters in fast lane

By The Daily Sentinel

The tragic death of 9-year-old Taybor Duncan of Aurora at Grand Junction Motor Speedway this past weekend has prompted questions by readers of The Daily Sentinel and other newspapers about whether children as young as Taybor should be racing ...


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