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Dan Thurlow is his own man

By The Daily Sentinel

Dan Thurlow is making a name for himself as an independent thinker. The freshman lawmaker has voted several times this session against bills strongly favored by his fellow Republicans in the state House of Representatives. Though he’s ...


Airport board must stop the turbulence

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Regional Airport’s board of directors is looking for a new executive manager — the latest in a series of setbacks since the FBI raided airport offices in connection with a fraud investigation in the fall of ...


Becoming a 10G city by 2020 takes vision

By The Daily Sentinel

City leaders should set their sights on making Grand Junction a 10-gigabit city by 2020. Think of Internet speed as a pipeline. Today’s gold standard is one gigabit per second. Imagine this speed is represented by a pipe 10 feet in ...


Support District 51’s vision for the future

By The Daily Sentinel

School District 51 officials on Tuesday laid out an ambitious plan to move Mesa County schools in a promising new direction that could change the face of public education across the state. The plan is to inch away from the century-old ...


Anonymity essential 
in some circumstances

By The Daily Sentinel

There have been two instances in the last week when the issue of anonymity has been the subject of policy debate. In one case, the Colorado Senate aptly killed a bill that would have eroded an unbreakable promise to not reveal the identity of ...


Hillary’s secretive ways

By The Daily Sentinel

The Obama administration has been roundly criticized for failing to live up to an inaugural day promise to be the most transparent administration in history. Now come revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton conducted ...


Opportunity knocks for workforce center

By The Daily Sentinel

Congress overhauled the federal program that funds workforce centers last year, presenting an opportunity for the Mesa County Workforce Center to shed a layer of state oversight and achieve even greater local control. The local workforce ...


What can be gained by Israeli PM’s talk?

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re not a constitutional scholar, the uproar over the Israeli prime minister’s speech before a joint session of Congress this week may be a bit puzzling. What’s the big deal? In a nutshell, House Speaker John Boehner ...


Speed up approval for LNG facilities

By The Daily Sentinel

Elected officials in western Colorado have made a case for fast-tracking approval of a liquefied natural gas export terminal in Oregon on the promise of the substantial economic impact it would have here at home. But ramping up U.S. exports ...


FCC’s net neutrality vote was a good call

By The Daily Sentinel

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday completed a circuitous route to preserving the status quo with regard to Internet access. Members voted 3-2 to reclassify broadband service as a telecom service regulated by Title II of the ...


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