Editorials

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Renaissance on the riverfront?

By The Daily Sentinel

It was 1987 — and Mesa County was in the midst of a severe recession as a result of the oil-shale bust a few years earlier — when the Grand Junction/Mesa County Riverfront Commission was formed. Despite the tough economic times, ...


New TSA rules are flight risk

By The Daily Sentinel

If the Transportation Security Administration has its way, security at Grand Junction Regional Airport and many smaller airports could be tighter come June 1. At least the inconvenience factor will definitely be higher. That is, unless ...


Ungrounded communication

By The Daily Sentinel

The report released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how quickly some afflictions can spread in today’s high-tech world. In a little more than five years, the United States has gone from a country in ...


Show-and-tell time for Steve Schultz

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to Steve Schultz, the man chosen to become the next superintendent for School District 51. Now it’s time for show and tell — although perhaps in this instance we should reverse that old school standby. Schultz ...


COGA drills for legal win

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Oil and Gas Association has every right to sue the state agency that oversees gas drilling, just as environmental groups have been known to sue state and federal agencies if they believe regulations aren’t stringent ...


Death penalty may live on

By The Daily Sentinel

A bipartisan group in the Colorado Senate has done what should have occurred much earlier this legislative session. They have separated funding for cold-case investigations from the possible demise of the state’s death penalty. The ...


Finally there’s water for Animas-La Plata

By The Daily Sentinel

It shouldn’t take more than 40 years to build a water project once Congress authorizes it, but that’s been the saga of the Animas-La Plata water project in southwestern Colorado. The good news is that water finally began flowing ...


No reason to howl about wolf delisting

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased to see that Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar and the Obama administration agree with their predecessors in one respect: The gray wolf is no longer an endangered species. Hence the decision this week to delist the wolf ...


Tamarisk trouble

By The Daily Sentinel

Many organizations in this region have worked hard in recent years to attack tamarisk, the non-native scourge of riverbanks and creek bottoms in the arid Southwest. They’re preparing now to do battle again, with tamarisk beetles raised ...


Souter’s leave-taking

By The Daily Sentinel

Not since Earl Warren has a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court been as disappointing to conservatives as David Souter, who announced Friday he plans to retire at the end of this court term. Appointed by the first President Bush in ...


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