Editorials

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The steep challenge to stop fossil thieves

By The Daily Sentinel

Blood diamonds, ivory from African elephants and Native American artifacts have all been part of well-publicized campaigns to help would-be consumers understand that buying these illicit items comes at a heavy cost to their communities of ...


The first green shoots of economic development?

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County commissioners appear to be coming around to the idea that economic development involves more than wishful thinking. Commissioners agreed to set aside $100,000 in next year’s budget — money that local economic ...


Paonia should be proud

By The Daily Sentinel

The Paonia Eagles came oh so close to a three-peat, but fell 27-20 to undefeated Buena Vista in Saturday’s 1A state football championship game. A win would have given the Eagles a third-straight title, but the loss shouldn’t ...


Manning’s last stand?

By The Daily Sentinel

Peyton Manning’s foot injury means we may have seen him take his last snap as a Broncos quarterback. In fact, tonight’s game will go a long way toward deciding his fate. If backup Brock Osweiler leads the 8-2 Broncos to a win over ...


Unmet expectations

By The Daily Sentinel

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s first acknowledge that we’re thankful to have a Downtown Development Authority because it has a sizable impact on economic development efforts. Since it was created in 1981, the DDA has funded ...


Happy Thanksgiving

By The Daily Sentinel

If you get misty passing the gravy to Uncle Frank just because he’s actually at the table again this year when it seemed like he might not survive that March heart attack, you’re experiencing the power of gratitude. Call it the ...


Commissioners paint a grim budget picture

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County commissioners will soon finalize a budget for 2016 by either “raiding” the capital fund or accepting a paper deficit and directing department heads to pare spending. Sounds dire either way. But much of the ...


Regulatory uncertainty grounds drone industry

By The Daily Sentinel

Someday drones will inspect oil and gas pipelines, help farmers monitor crops and take keepsake photos of skiers on Colorado ski slopes — if the Federal Aviation Administration ever gets around to finalizing rules allowing commercial use ...


Extraordinary lengths to stem suicide at CMU

By The Daily Sentinel

How far should Colorado Mesa University go to prevent suicide among its students? It’s a rhetorical question. CMU can never go far enough because when a student dies at his or her own hands, the university ends up shouldering much of ...


Bike race reveals lack of leadership

By The Daily Sentinel

Why did the city of Grand Junction plunk down $137,000 for expert advice on growing the economy if the City Council isn’t going to follow it? The council had the opportunity to seize on a key recommendation from North Star Destination ...


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