Editorials

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Order in the airport

By Staff

The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority board on Tuesday adopted new policies aimed at tightening internal controls, even going so far as to encourage employees and the public to report any suspicions of wrongdoing. One could callously ...


Gay marriage fight returns to Colorado

By Staff

It was almost inevitable that Colorado’s constitutional ban on gay marriage would be challenged in court now, given recent legal actions in the U.S. Supreme Court and in other states. Even so, it is unfortunate, because Colorado has ...


Maximum dispute on minimum wage

By The Daily Sentinel

Everyone who pays attention to the dysfunction in Washington, D.C., knows the hyperpartisan atmosphere makes it next to impossible to get anything accomplished. But more and more frequently, it seems, political leaders can’t even agree ...


Sensible rules can restrict panhandling

By The Daily Sentinel

When the Grand Junction City Council this evening takes up a proposed ordinance to regulate panhandling within the city, it will do so with a threat from the American Civil Liberties Union hanging over the ordinance. Although the ACLU of ...


Banking a safety issue for marijuana shops

By Staff

Thanks to guidelines issued by the Obama administration on Friday, it is now legal — sort of — for banks to do business with legal marijuana retail shops in Colorado and Washington state. That’s welcome news for those of us ...


A peachy idea

By The Daily Sentinel

We heartily endorse the idea of designating the Palisade peach as the official state fruit, and not just because it’s grown in our own backyard. Palisade peaches account for more than half of all the fruit grown in our state, and they ...


West Slope deserves smart air protection

By The Daily Sentinel

Starting Wednesday, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold three days of hearings on proposed new air quality rules for the oil and gas industry. The Daily Sentinel supports the proposed rules. We believe they are needed to ...


Fusion in the future?

By The Daily Sentinel

Don’t throw away the coventional power plants just yet. We will need them for a long time to come, it appears. Still, the news from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California this week is exciting. Scientists there had a ...


A sensible path to secure schools

By The Daily Sentinel

It is an unfortunate fact of life in 21st century America that we must spend more resources and effort on making our schools safe than we did even in the 1990s. Like most people, we wish the money and personnel going to school security could ...


Unfair insurance rates afflict Garfield County

By The Daily Sentinel

One doesn’t have to be a critic of Obamacare or Colorado’s implementation of the law through the state Division of Insurance to recognize that Garfield County residents are getting a raw deal with regard to insurance ...


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