Editorials

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Flu seasons means taking precautions

By The Daily Sentinel

A few months back, when a few cases of Ebola surfaced in America, many U.S. public health officials tried to inject some rational thought into a debate that was bordering on hysteria. Americans have a far higher risk of dying from the flu ...


Honey or a stick?

By Staff

We’ve said this before and, likely, we’ll say it again. Our representatives in Denver need to work together to address issues important to our region and our state when the Colorado Legislature convenes next week. With the ...


To a prosperous 2015

By Staff

Some new year’s resolutions won’t last until Sunday. Others will lead to healthy new habits. But Jan. 1 is always brimming with potential. There’s something about a brand-new year that naturally makes us consider ways we can ...


On-ramps to a park highway

By Staff

The idea of a national parks highway down the eastern border of Utah is both inspiring and a bit troubling. Inspiring because we think that a connection between Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming and Arches and ...


Local input needed for Regional Center

By Staff

The Joint Budget Committee of the Colorado Legislature will soon consider what to do with a 45-acre unit of state land in Grand Junction. That land, which contains 14 buildings, is known as the Grand Junction Regional Center and has been used ...


Who’s going to fill Joe Prinster’s shoes?

By The Daily Sentinel

The Printster name is synonymous with Grand Junction history. Most Grand Valley residents are familiar with the story of the four Prinster brothers from La Junta who moved here and grew one small City Market store into a grocery empire. The ...


Enjoy cheap gasoline; it won’t last forever

By The Daily Sentinel

Suddenly the Keystone XL pipeline isn’t the big deal it was just a month ago when the U.S. Senate rejected a bill to greenlight construction. Gas is cheap because of a glut of oil on the world market. The reason for the glut is that ...


Tiding of great joy

By The Daily Sentinel

During the period when the old Roman empire was at the height of its power — that is, in the days of Caesar Augustus — Dec. 25 was celebrated as a festival of the unconquered sun. The festivities, of course, were held during the ...


Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

By The Daily Sentinel

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in the New York Sun in 1897 and remains appropriate for this holiday season 117 years later. We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently ...


Joe Cocker was truly one of the good guys

By The Daily Sentinel

Joe Cocker, the rock legend, was a pleasant, unassuming resident of the North Fork Valley who enjoyed growing tomatoes on his 240-acre Mad Dog Ranch. His neighbors in Crawford regarded him as a local. Delta County’s most famous citizen ...


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