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Stop methane leaks

By The Daily Sentinel

No state has more experience with the benefits of capturing fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas operations than Colorado. The state’s Air Quality Control Commission approved first-of-its-kind rules in February 2014 that have ...


Broadband risks

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ve made no secret of our belief that getting more millennials and young professionals to put down roots in Grand Junction is a key to a brighter economic future. Without an expansive broadband network, however, that’s difficult ...


Jordan Cove revisited

By The Daily Sentinel

We’ve supported the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project largely on the promise of the jobs it will create in western Colorado — a position that seemingly puts us at odds with our oft-stated hope that we can reshape our local ...


Probe of botched raid a mixed bag

By The Daily Sentinel

Mistakes happen in any line of work. Some are more grievous than others. A mix-up of a lunch order will be more easily forgiven than an accounting error resulting in serious financial injury. But as history has demonstrated time and again, ...


Guns in schools 
isn’t the answer

By The Daily Sentinel

“Hell or High Water,” a Best Picture nominee this year, is a modern-day Western about a pair of brothers who go on a meticulously planned bank-robbing spree in West Texas. At several points in the movie they have to contend with ...


West Slope should get a say in health reform

By The Daily Sentinel

This is the year Obamacare would have permitted a state to apply for a waiver to pursue innovative strategies for providing residents with access to high-quality, affordable health insurance while retaining the basic protections of the ...


Investing in CMU pays big dividends

By The Daily Sentinel

Every other year, Colorado Mesa University attempts to quantify how much of an impact it has on the community and the region. While the numbers are impressive in any given year, the exercise is especially useful because it charts the ...


Deeds over dark words

By The Daily Sentinel

By now you’ve most certainly gotten the full range of reactions to President Trump’s inaugural address. Our own view is that it hardly mattered what Trump said. Whether he had gone with soaring rhetoric to heal a divided nation or ...


A welcome first step

By The Daily Sentinel

In reacting to the Grand Junction City Council’s unanimous approval of changes to an ordinance restricting backyard open burning, our first impulse was to question why so many compromises were made. Why not just go for a complete ban? ...


Commuting traitor’s term an unwise move

By The Daily Sentinel

Remember Scooter Libby? He was convicted of misleading Congress over the outing of a covert CIA operative and was branded a traitor by many, but he never spent a day in jail because President George W. Bush commuted his sentence. Libby ...


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