Editorials

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No good deed 
goes unpunished

By The Daily Sentinel

St. Mary’s Hospital and Mesa County commissioners are at loggerheads over the county’s role in supporting a nonprofit that provides a critical public service. The controversy stems from the county-owned building at 551 Chipeta ...


Help for coal country addresses tough truth

By The Daily Sentinel

The future of coal remains murky, if not downright grim, despite an uptick in production in Colorado under the Trump administration, which has rolled back Obama-era regulations the industry considered excessively burdensome. President Trump ...


Jarvis site setback needs perspective

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s not make too much of the unfortunate developments that threaten to derail a coveted business’s once-enthusiastic plan to relocate along the riverfront. The city of Grand Junction appears to be doing everything in its power ...


The penalty for failure

By The Daily Sentinel

Science says hydraulic fracturing is safe when done properly. Science says wildfires are essential to restoring the ecological health of forests. Science says human activity is increasing global temperatures, leading to potentially ...


Get thee to a dentist

By The Daily Sentinel

An apple day may not keep the doctor away if taking a bite out of that apple results in bleeding gums. Connections between oral health and overall health “are quite staggering,” says Helen Drexler, the chief executive officer for ...


Cat drowning points to bigger problem

By The Daily Sentinel

The fact that an admitted cat killer has supporters speaks to the divisive nature of cats in general. From a purely sociological perspective, cats seem to fall somewhere between vermin and dogs on the sanctity-of-life scale. We freely kill ...


The acceleration 
of momentum

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado River bottomlands in the Grand Valley have slowly but steadily been transformed into a “String of Pearls” over the past 30 years thanks to the Grand Junction Lions Club, the Colorado Riverfront Commission and Great ...


Insult to injury

By The Daily Sentinel

The lawyer representing two Grand Junction Regional Airport tenants whose whistleblower suit sparked a federal fraud investigation of the operation, called a proposed settlement “a whitewash,” claiming federal investigators ...


The middle 
strikes back

By The Daily Sentinel

It wasn’t President Donald Trump who turned health care into a partisan battleground, but his “repeal or bust” strategy certainly hasn’t encouraged middle-ground solutions. Or has it? From the beginning, Obamacare has ...


Compromise needed on West Elk Mine

By The Daily Sentinel

Even if Arch Coal is allowed to vent methane directly into the atmosphere as part of a West Elk Mine expansion that will keep miners employed for a few more years, the industry’s days appear to be numbered in the North Fork ...


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