Editorials

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The tragedy at the Timbers

By The Daily Sentinel

It is easy, in the calm of your living room or the comfort of your office, to decide with clear-headed logic what two Grand Junction police officers should have done when they were confronted by a drunk and belligerent man at the Timbers Motel ...


Coal conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

Adopting a public policy measure that significantly increases the demand for natural gas produced in Colorado is a prudent thing to do for lawmakers who want to boost the economic fortunes of this state. But encouraging the development of new ...


A sign of relief for state budget

By The Daily Sentinel

Three cheers may not be in order for the latest state budget numbers, released last Friday. But a collective sigh of relief certainly is. At least this wasn’t another instance in which the revenue forecast took another nosedive, and more ...


Historic health vote

By The Daily Sentinel

The vote Sunday night in the U.S. House of Representatives was unquestionably historic. Whether historians will one day view that vote as reverently as the passage of Social Security, or whether it will be “a day that will live in ...


Rafting bill hits rough water

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Senate did the prudent thing Friday and halted a rafting-rights bill that had been sailing through the legislative process until then. Instead, the Senate amended the bill to study the issue, with the study to be completed by Oct. ...


Cost prognosis is murky

By The Daily Sentinel

As the frantic scramble continues to gather 216 votes for health care reform — a vote expected today — Democratic leaders are touting the cost estimates released Thursday by the Congressional Budget Office. Those estimates say the ...


Prison vs. treatment

By The Daily Sentinel

Over the past four years, Mesa County has demonstrated that strictly controlled, non-jail treatment programs for drug offenders can produce effective and cost-efficient results. The state of Colorado may soon have the opportunity to move in a ...


Clifton to remain unincorporated

By The Daily Sentinel

It comes as no great surprise that a majority of property owners in the Fruitvale/Clifton area that was proposed for annexation to the city of Grand Junction were underwhelmed by the annexation plan. Even in the best of times, a significant ...


About that mandate

By The Daily Sentinel

With almost hourly news updates about who might and who might not vote for the latest version of the health care reform bill, readers may have missed this health care news: If you live in Idaho today, or Virginia very soon, you will not have ...


Surprises from an old system

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s caucus system is definitely dated, a relic from the 19th century that few states use anymore. A number of pundits and political leaders have talked for years of scrapping the caucus system in favor of something more modern ...


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