Editorials

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Truth, veracity and trust all intertwined

By The Daily Sentinel

A majority of Americans, (six in 10) say that keeping up with the news is very or extremely important to them. But only 6 percent of Americans say they have a great deal of confidence in the press, according to a study by the Media Insight ...


Housing First makes sense on cost alone

By The Daily Sentinel

“You cannot end homelessness without homes.” Sister Karen Bland, Catholic Outreach executive director, has said this on more than one occasion. The simple wisdom of this expression, however, takes on a new significance when we ...


You can’t blame
 Tipton for trying

By The Daily Sentinel

Judging from the reaction to Rep. Scott Tipton’s “discussion draft” of proposed legislation authorizing a swap of contested oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide, a compromise solution appears to be beyond reach. More on ...


Medical pot in schools? Some students need it

By The Daily Sentinel

School districts in Colorado have passed on an opportunity to approve policies allowing the use of medical marijuana on school grounds, so some lawmakers plan to press them on the issue. A bill that passed last year allowed school boards to ...


DA’s office doggedly focused on victims

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s National Victims Rights Week. April is also Child Abuse Prevention Month when Court Appointed Special Advocates and other groups committed to stemming abuse and neglect and improving the lives of children are recognized for their ...


Delegate debate

By The Daily Sentinel

When the GOP’s state executive board opted not to conduct a presidential preference poll as part of the party’s caucus system, many pundits predicted it would marginalize Colorado’s impact on the early nomination ...


Burn notice

By The Daily Sentinel

If you burn household waste in a trash barrel, stop. It’s against the law. This unnecessary, noxious practice is a serious threat to public health because it unleashes dangerous toxins into the environment. Remarkably, many people ...


DOLA delivers great news on amphitheater

By The Daily Sentinel

Thanks to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, the city of Grand Junction’s Parks and Recreation Department has the money it needs to proceed with construction of an outdoor amphitheater at Las Colonias Park. The $1.6 million DOLA ...


Lost in translation

By The Daily Sentinel

Before the city undertakes a project of any significance, it usually commissions a study from a private consulting group detailing pros and cons, variables, upfront costs, financing mechanisms, the payback period, return on investment and the ...


Scott’s misdirected anger at governor

By The Daily Sentinel

Last year, Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, joined forces with Gov. John Hickenlooper and other Democrats to push through legislation aimed at improving rural economies in the state, including Grand Junction’s. Imagine if Scott had ...


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