Editorials

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Main Street makeover critical for heart of city

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no question Grand Junction’s Main Street shopping park has been the central attraction of the city’s downtown area for nearly half a century. There’s also little doubt that much of the work done in the 1960s is ...


System failures

By The Daily Sentinel

Two news items this week demonstrate that laws may be passed, and oversight established, but they mean little when enforcement agencies fail to act. A report out of Washington, D.C., Wednesday says the Securities and Exchange Commission ...


More are merrier in U.S. Senate race

By The Daily Sentinel

When Gov. Bill Ritter appointed Michael Bennet to replace Ken Salazar in the U.S. Senate early this year, it was expected Bennet would have an inside track in keeping his seat in the 2010 election. Bennet has made the most of his ...


Bus-stop blues

By The Daily Sentinel

In a perfect world, the city of Grand Junction and its partners in funding Grand Valley Transit would be able to pour unlimited financial resources into the local bus service to ensure it meets the needs of all who use it. But this ...


Thief’s actions were appropriately flagged

By The Daily Sentinel

Troy Milam received much more than a slap on the wrist for stealing a flag from his Glade Park neighbor last year, and that’s entirely appropriate. Additionally, Judge Bruce Raaum made a point of telling Milam how out of line his ...


Information lacking on patrolman’s arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

A typical news release from the Grand Junction Police Department regarding the arrest of an individual suspected in a crime involves critical information such as the time of arrest, the location where the arrest was made and, most importantly, ...


Hypocrisy in Massachusetts

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Edward Kennedy’s funeral has barely been completed, but a political war is already under way over how to replace the Democratic icon. It’s a conflict that Kennedy himself helped initiate, one that highlights the hypocrisy of ...


Natural gas outlook isn’t entirely bleak

By The Daily Sentinel

Natural gas prices last week tumbled to their lowest level in seven years. U.S. supplies of gas are at an all-time high. And the number of drill rigs operating in the Piceance Basin of western Colorado is a quarter of what it was a year ...


Pandering to the panic crowd

By The Daily Sentinel

We need to be cautious about the swine flu. We also need to be cautious about overblown predictions of the havoc swine flu might cause. And there have been some overblown predictions of late. That’s not just our point of view. ...


Two-year permits are a sensible idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado ought to mirror the federal government in the length of time its oil and gas drilling permits are valid — two years instead of the state’s current one-year limit. Gas industry officials have made that request to the ...


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