Editorials

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Grand Valley is ready to host federal judge

By Staff

It’s rare that such opportunities present themselves, but the pending federal case involving the failed Valley Investments firm in Grand Junction presents a chance for the federal bench to make an appearance on the West Slope. We hope ...


Arrests in fraud case may help heal victims

By Staff

The arrest of Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller on Wednesday marks what we hope will be the beginning of emotional recovery for investors who lost about $31 million in the company. Lochmiller, 61, has been free since the ...


Savvy employees take contract offer

By Staff

City Market employees, who voted to accept a contact offer from Kroger Co., are to be congratulated. It was a close call for employees of the Cincinnati-based company which also owns the King Soopers stores on the Front Range. They approved ...


District should save the experienced

By Staff

School District 51 is trying to work its way through the unenviable process of cutting its current budget and looking ahead to cuts in the 2010–2011 budget. All the usual methods of rescuing budgets are now in play, from clamping down ...


Cost savings is essential in health care debate

By Staff

Colorado’s senators, Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, are laudably saying that they want the health care legislation working its way through Congress not to increase the deficit. It would be better to hear them talk about ways of actually ...


Mute House measure on too-loud television

By Staff

Unemployment still is hovering over 10 percent in the United States. The country remains roiled over how to resolve the issues of high health care costs. Then there is the small matter of a war in Afghanistan, to say nothing of making sure ...


County streamlines planning process

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission moved Monday to lop three months off the time that uncontested land-subdivision applications linger before county officials, a move that seems obvious enough that we have to wonder why it took so long. But we applaud ...


XTO purchase bodes well for Western Slope

By Staff

ExxonMobil’s acquisition of XTO Energy Inc. in a $41 billion deal strikes a much-needed chord of cheer in what has so far been a dreary winter. ExxonMobil, the world’s largest energy company, apparently is looking to cement that ...


Questions linger about shooting in Clifton

By Staff

It’s heartening to know that the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department quickly apprehended a suspect in connection with the shooting in which five people were injured early Sunday. It’s disheartening, though, that five people, ...


EPA and climate change

By Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a finding that greenhouse gases pose a threat to human health, a step that many said puts the agency in the driver’s seat on all questions environmental. While that might be so — ...


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