Editorials

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What price security?

By The Daily Sentinel

Depending on where you fall on the privacy vs. security spectrum, this week’s fight on Capitol Hill is either an overdue check on the government’s power to snoop or it seriously imperils the nation’s anti-terrorism ...


Pressure building for a fix on Horizon Drive

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s a shame that members of the Horizon Drive Business Improvement District have been forced to become advocates for the safety of pedestrians along the busy thoroughfare. When businesses owners agreed to self-imposed taxes to form the ...


What’s fit to print?

By The Daily Sentinel

Recent letters to the editor about a gay pride parade and the secularization of America prompted a flurry of responses questioning the propriety of certain points of view. We see this as an opportunity to reaffirm the philosophy that guides ...


The bird’s best chance

By The Daily Sentinel

If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ultimately decides that the Greater sage-grouse deserves federal protection as a threatened or endangered species, it won’t be because state agencies, federal land managers and private landowners ...


Festival mash-up is an idea worth trying

By The Daily Sentinel

On their own, the Downtown Art+Music Festival and the Grand Junction Off-Road mountain bike race and expo were well-attended events — two pillars of downtown Grand Junction’s summer festival season. But the decision to combine ...


Squeezing the guv

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. John Hickenlooper must feel a little like Sally Jewell these days. Jewell is the secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior and oversees federal agencies that will determine the fate of the greater sage-grouse and the Colowyo Coal Mine ...


Plenty to be thankful for this Memorial Day

By The Daily Sentinel

Welcome back to the work week. The Memorial Day weekend produced some sad and poignant moments befitting the solemn nature of the national holiday honoring our war dead. It also reminded us that the legacy of those fallen heroes lives on in ...


Trust leads to seismic change at District 51

By The Daily Sentinel

“Pay for performance” is a lightning rod in the world of public education that usually puts school boards and district administrators at odds with teachers. But not here. The union representing teachers in District 51 agreed to ...


We can do better 
by our veterans

By The Daily Sentinel

There are big problems at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which is under renewed scrutiny for incurring nearly $1 billion in cost overruns during construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora. Nearly a year ago, then-Secretary Eric ...


New airport manager needs to have vision

By The Daily Sentinel

The book on former Grand Junction Regional Airport Manager Rex Tippetts is that he was masterful at getting things done, though he lacked people skills. But an FBI raid on the offices of the Grand Junction Airport Authority led to his ...


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