Editorials

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Why the secrecy?

By The Daily Sentinel

Memo to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office: If you want the public’s help identifying a corpse, don’t withhold critical identifying characteristics. Authorities pulled two bodies, both male, from the Colorado River Sunday ...


Council should move quickly on broadband

By The Daily Sentinel

After soliciting a raft of private-sector proposals on how to establish citywide high-speed internet service, Grand Junction City Council members hit the brakes Monday, refusing to commit to a partnership model they chose ...


The divider in chief

By The Daily Sentinel

In his zeal to frame the United States as vulnerable to terrorism, Donald Trump has demagogically chipped away at the pillars of democracy. Due process, the rule of law, equal protection — they’re all obstacles in his promise to ...


Data is a commodity we’re giving away

By The Daily Sentinel

Since the release of the Pokemon Go smartphone app, President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the five Dallas police officers killed by a sniper, 84 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Nice, France, Donald Trump selected a ...


Sculptures revitalize 
gateway to the city

By The Daily Sentinel

Art in roundabouts is a good idea. It’s aesthetically pleasing and memorable and hints that we live in a community that appreciates the finer things in life. That’s not insignificant, especially when the art is the first ...


Poaching conviction affirms faith in system

By The Daily Sentinel

The shameful revelation that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees participated in the unlawful bagging of a trophy bull elk on the Roan Plateau is troubling to say the least, but the dogged pursuit of the case sends a reassuring message ...


Science exonerates fracking yet again

By The Daily Sentinel

Hydraulic fracturing isn’t polluting wells in northeastern Colorado with methane — an important scientific conclusion at a time when voters may be asked to consider banning the practice statewide. University of Colorado ...


New signs mean new branding opportunity

By The Daily Sentinel

Sloganeering is serious business in Colorado. The state undertook an ambitious re-branding effort in 2012, which yielded a new icon and slogan in 2013: “Colorado: It’s our nature.” Now, Mesa County is taking a whack at a ...


Hotel entrepreneurs throw down gauntlet

By The Daily Sentinel

In a case of convenient timing, David Brooks of The New York Times touches on the intersection of commerce and policy in his column on the opposing page. If greed is good, as the fictional Gordon Gekko famously posited, then altruism is ...


Higher tobacco tax isn’t the no-brainer it seems

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no question that raising taxes on tobacco products is an effective way of getting people to quit — or never start — smoking or chewing. For the first time in nearly a decade, cigarette sales in the state increased ...


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