Editorials

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More reason to trust Mesa Land Trust

By The Daily Sentinel

We have long supported Mesa Land Trust and its efforts to preserve farmland and open space throughout Mesa County. There is even more reason to back the 29-year-old organization now that it has been accredited through the national Land Trust ...


Congratulations due City Council victors

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction voters didn’t stick to one personality type when electing people to the Grand Junction City Council this month. In fact their selections represent a very diverse set of personalities. Take the at-large seat, for instance. ...


Driven to tragedy

By The Daily Sentinel

Juan Prieto-Gonzalez is not the sort of driver we want roaming Colorado’s roads and highways, based on police reports of a fatal car crash near Olathe Sunday. Prieto-Gonzalez was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, multiple ...


Pipeline politics

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is evaluating a grandiose proposal to pump water from Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range, one might think that the federal agency would schedule hearings in the ...


The Great Divide continues to grow

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama may have entered the White House with hopes of closing the great partisan divide in this country, but it isn’t occurring so far. According to a study released last week by the Pew Research Center, the difference ...


Ward Churchill, victim

By The Daily Sentinel

In a split-the-baby decision that exhibited little of the wisdom of Solomon, a jury in Denver found Thursdy that the University of Colorado fired controversial former professor Ward Churchill in retaliation for an essay he wrote immediately ...


Cost versus need in public safety equation

By The Daily Sentinel

We wouldn’t claim for a moment that the $25 million public safety project that was considered by city officials in 2005 would meet all the needs of the Grand Junction Police and Fire Departments. We accept the statements of Police Chief ...


Budget plan harms colleges, businesses

By The Daily Sentinel

In attempting to deal with looming budget shortfalls, the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee has come up with a proposal that intentionally pits workers and businesses against Colorado’s colleges and universities. The JBC wants ...


More to be done for Meth Task Force

By The Daily Sentinel

The idea of continuing the legal authorization for an optional government entity in the midst of bleak economic times would ordinarily draw robust criticism, especially from fiscal conservatives. Not so with the state’s Methamphetamine ...


Activist may win his bid to go to jail

By The Daily Sentinel

Tim DeChristopher could end up in prison and face a six-figure fine for his juvenile efforts to disrupt a gas lease in Utah last year. That’s fine with us. DeChristopher has been painted as a hero by some folks on the left, but his ...


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