Editorials

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Don’t panic over parking garage

By The Daily Sentinel

It is troubling that the first floor of Grand Junction’s two-and a a-half-year-old parking garage is so often nearly empty. A vacancy rate of 92 percent, as has been the case so far this month, is not indicative of high public acceptance ...


The value of water

By The Daily Sentinel

Western Slope leaders were frothing this week over an economic study that claimed almost 20 times the economic benefit from an acre-foot of water if it is used on the Front Range, as compared to water used on the Western Slope. Little wonder ...


Welcome, Cabela’s, to Grand Junction

By The Daily Sentinel

This afternoon is the grand opening of the Cabela’s store in Mesa Mall, as most people hereabouts no doubt know, unless they have been living in a cave somewhere. If you have been living in a cave, you ought to make the trek to ...


Fueling the area economy

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement this week by the Governor’s Energy Office that it will use federal stimulus money to help fund two compressed natural gas fueling stations in western Colorado is welcome news. If all goes as planned, the money will help ...


Swing for bleachers on Suplizio Field

By The Daily Sentinel

The folks who run the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series want to trade up — at least with regard to Suplizio Field, the stadium where the annual baseball championship is played. The local JUCO committee is not looking for a new ...


Calming waters on the Taylor River

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement late last week that a major property owner on the Taylor River has agreed to allow two commercial river rafters to float on the river through his property is welcome news. It means that rafting can occur on that stretch of the ...


Voter pique resulting in ‘throw ‘em out’ mood

By The Daily Sentinel

Longtime Utah Sen. Bob Bennett was knocked out of his re-election race May 8 by members of his own party who apparently found him insufficiently conservative. But it isn’t just Republicans facing voters’ wrath. Incumbents of all ...


Fram’s plans can be good for the region

By The Daily Sentinel

When word of a possible new gas field becomes public, especially in the midst of a recession, people take notice. When that new gas field involves the largest federal oil and gas production unit in the state, people looking for work become ...


A better means of grading teachers

By The Daily Sentinel

There are several observations to make about Senate Bill 191, which was approved by the Colorado Legislature on Wednesday, the final day of the 2010 legislative session — with solid bipartisan support. Colorado leadership Senate Bill ...


Legislature dispenses much-needed pot rules

By The Daily Sentinel

It came down to the eleventh hour, but the Colorado House of Representatives late Tuesday night approved the Senate version of a bill to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries that have appeared rapidly in cities like Grand Junction over the ...


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