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Your input on D51’s new direction matters

By The Daily Sentinel

Performance-based learning is “not for sissies,” a high school English “learning facilitiator” warned District 51 teachers when they visited the Lindsay, California school district last month. That was one of many ...


Mystery woman to join Hamilton on $10 bill

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Treasury is redesigning the $10 bill and plans to include the portrait of a woman who is “a champion for our inclusive democracy.” The idea of recognizing women’s contributions to U.S. history has been gaining ...


City takes first step toward broadband

By The Daily Sentinel

The Fort Collins Coloradoan recently advocated for the community to sidestep the 2005 state law that bans municipalities from starting their own telecommuncations service. Grand Junction has already taken that step, although city officials ...


Smoke marijuana 
at your own peril

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado Supreme Court provided a welcome clarification for employers and workers Monday, ruling 6-0 that the state’s “lawful activities statute” doesn’t protect employees who get high from using medical marijuana ...


State school board in need of an overhaul?

By The Daily Sentinel

Marcia Neal’s exit from the state Board of Education is a loss for western Colorado, but raises many questions about the efficacy of the board under its current configuration. Neal, who spent 21 years teaching in District 51, had just ...


Las Colonias: No boondoogle here

By The Daily Sentinel

Newspapers are supposed to elucidate, not confuse. Feedback from our recent update on the Las Colonias amphitheater project suggests we created a false impression in the minds of some readers. Harry Griff, a Grand Junction Lions Club member ...


The voting conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

Hillary Clinton’s recent call to expand voting rights was a two-for-one political punch. She ignited “get out the vote” passions by suggesting that measures to tighten voter ID laws hurt minorities, the poor and the young ...


De Beque jet debacle needs a pilot in control

By The Daily Sentinel

Steve Reynolds has a timely question about the jet pilot who flew up DeBeque Canyon on May 28, sheared off seven cables and then landed safely while the motorists in the canyons tried to figure out exactly what just happened. “What if I ...


A vital resource

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County pioneered the one-stop model for boosting local employment long before the concept became the centerpiece of the 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Now the rest of the country will try to replicate what Mesa County has ...


Much at stake with Colowyo mine

By The Daily Sentinel

Representatives of the Office of Surface Mining are to meet today with Moffat County residents in a public session designed to be part of a hasty review process for the Colowyo mine. The session was made necessary by a ruling from U.S. ...


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