Editorials

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A sad situation

By The Daily Sentinel

If any place in the West has an appreciation for wild horses, it’s Grand Junction. Witness the metal horse sculptures that greet visitors exiting Interstate 70 at Horizon. They’re inspired by the Little Bookcliffs herd near De ...


Council should move to moment of silence

By The Daily Sentinel

So a satanist might give the invocation at an upcoming Grand Junction City Council meeting. The issue was unresolved heading into the weekend, but the mere possibility of such a spectacle is a result of bad policy that needs to change. The ...


Bike tax is a bad idea

By The Daily Sentinel

If you haven’t read Peter Hessler’s latest contribution to The New Yorker, you’re missing a highly nuanced examination of how President Trump’s brand of populism has rubbed off on the Western Slope. The piece recounts ...


Museums are doing some soul searching

By The Daily Sentinel

When the Sentinel’s editorial board meets with any kind of organization — whether it’s a nonprofit, a government agency or a citizens advocacy group — we’re usually the ones asking the questions. Supporters of ...


University Boulevard

By The Daily Sentinel

Progress, it seems, is rarely quick and never easy. Two years ago this month, we implored Grand Junction City Council members to change North Avenue to University Boulevard, citing a competitive location assessment that stressed the ...


Marijuana taxes aren’t a panacea for schools

By The Daily Sentinel

Taxes from recreational marijuana sales have contributed nothing — as in zero dollars — in direct support for Mesa County Valley District 51 schools. Even if there were 10 pot shops operating in Grand Junction, that figure ...


Economic Development 101

By The Daily Sentinel

Why on God’s green earth would a community provide economic development incentives to a company already located in the community? Doesn’t the community then have to provide incentives to all similar companies? If we don’t ...


GJT an option to DIA?

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction Regional Airport has two direct connections now to Los Angeles International Airport to accompany the flights it now sends to Dallas, Denver, Phoenix and Salt Lake City, but most agree that the airport remains woefully ...


Colorado acting where U.S. won’t on climate change

By The Daily Sentinel

An executive order issued by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper serves as a reminder that it’s not just the United States against the world these days when it comes to the issue of climate change. It’s also the United States against ...


Proposal before DDA deserves serious look

By The Daily Sentinel

The Downtown Development Authority is considering a proposal to make two plots of prime real estate available to a developer to build townhomes and apartments. We think it’s a good idea, primarily because the development company brings ...


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