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A series for the ages

By The Daily Sentinel

“America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. ... It reminds us of all that once was good, and what could be ...


It’s time to raise the lodging tax

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re encouraged that the Grand Junction City Council has taken a receptive stance to the idea of doubling the city’s lodging tax rate. It’s been 3 percent since it was created in 1989 as a funding source to market Grand ...


Quiet on water

By The Daily Sentinel

As if the stakes weren’t high enough in this presidential election, Coloradans and their neighbors to the south and west will be deciding which administration will grapple with a looming water shortage for the millions of people in the ...


Are the media biased?

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s talk about the media (that’s plural) and the presidential election. Lately, Donald Trump has been calling the media corrupt and biased as if they’re one monolithic entity controlled by a central, secretive ...


Broadband? Yes! 
Fiber? Not so fast

By The Daily Sentinel

Google Fiber’s announcement that it’s halting its rollout in 10 cities should serve as a wake-up call to Grand Junction City Council members grappling with how to develop a ubiquitous fiber optic network. Facing challenges from ...


No controversy here

By The Daily Sentinel

Back in early 2015, Liberty University became a focus of criticism for requiring all students to attend a rally on campus that kicked off Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. As a private, Christian ...


Allow ballot selfies

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s about time someone challenged the constitutionality of Colorado’s law prohibiting ballot selfies. Actually, Colorado prohibits any public dissemination of a marked ballot, but it took the age of social media to show just how ...


Vote! Or don’t

By The Daily Sentinel

Television personality Mike Rowe recently lamented celebrity-driven “get out the vote” efforts because they make casting a ballot a priority over knowing the issues. In a well-circulated Facebook post, he wrote: “Like all ...


Investing in tomorrow

By The Daily Sentinel

In his weekly Sentinel column, former Grand Junction City Council member Jim Spehar did an admirable job of explaining that the Las Colonias development is not coming at the expense of city jobs or otherwise impacting the city of Grand ...


Yes on Prop 106

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s time for voters to do what the Legislature could not: decide whether Colorado’s terminally ill adults can dictate the terms of their death. Earlier this year, two measures modeled after Oregon’s Death With Dignity law ...


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