Editorials

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Moving toward CNG vehicles makes sense

By The Daily Sentinel

Supporting a community-based initiative to build a second compressed natural gas filling station in Grand Junction, we think, is a no-brainer. The project creates cost-saving opportunities for local businesses and supports the growth of an ...


Chasing a national title

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Mesa University women’s basketball team opens play today in the NCAA Division II South Central Region tournament against Midwestern State. It’s a rematch of the 2013 regional championship game that the Mavericks won to ...


A theft from all of us

By The Daily Sentinel

Kent Green aptly summarized the contempt we should all feel about the theft of a pristine fossilized dinosaur track near Moab. “One hundred ninety million years old and it’s gone in an instant,” he said. Green, the owner of ...


This isn’t your dad’s oil shale development

By The Daily Sentinel

ExxonMobil is back in the oil shale game. Nearly 32 years after Black Sunday, it’s still difficult to associate the words “Exxon” and “oil shale” without reflexively recalling the economic devastation that ...


Split on spliffs

By The Daily Sentinel

Ballots are in the mail, and Fruita voters will decide on April 1 whether to authorize their city government to establish retail marijuana operations within the city limits. The Daily Sentinel’s editorial board has adopted a “wait ...


Udall deserves praise for transparency fight

By The Daily Sentinel

Mark Udall’s bid for re-election may have gotten tougher now that U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner has entered the U.S. Senate race to oppose him, but Udall’s unwavering commitment to transparency at the highest levels of government merits ...


Putin is a caricature, but nobody’s laughing

By Staff

As Russia’s Vladimir Putin continues to consolidate Russian hegemony over the Crimean province of Ukraine, and rattle sabers about the rest of the country, there is no shortage of suggestions for how to deal with he growling Russian ...


Promise of mine jobs worth embracing

By The Daily Sentinel

The Bureau of Land Management is reviewing a proposal to lease an estimated 78 million tons of coal reserves beneath about 14,160 acres in the Bookcliffs north of Fruita in Garfield County. The Grand Junction Economic Partnership has offered ...


Broadband support

By Staff

Gov. John Hickenlooper has long articulated a vision for Colorado’s economic future that hews closely to the performance of the state’s public schools. Create the nation’s No. 1 education system and you accomplish two goals: ...


Move to the middle?

By The Daily Sentinel

From Washington, D.C., to Mesa County, politicians and candidates have offered encouraging signs of a move toward middle-of-the-road politics, just as the election season kicks off in earnest. Hardly a coincidence. Republicans and Democrats ...


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