Editorials

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Pugliese in District 3

By The Daily Sentinel

We haven’t always seen eye to eye with Rose Pugliese, but she’s proven to be an accessible Mesa County commissioner who listens to all sides before committing to a course of action. She’s shown growth on the job — a ...


Doody in District 1

By The Daily Sentinel

Republican John Justman is a gentleman — easy to approach, candid and earnest. Those are good qualities in any public servant, but without the force of leadership behind them, they’re ineffectual in the political arena. Justman is ...


Re-elect Bennet for Senate

By The Daily Sentinel

Ballots are in the mail. We are nearly through our slate of endorsements for local offices, congressional seats and statewide ballot measures. Normally, these endorsements build up from the local races to the statewide races and then the ...


Schwartz over Tipton

By The Daily Sentinel

Republican Scott Tipton wants a fourth term in the U.S. House representing the people of Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. We think Democrat Gail Schwartz is a better alternative. That should say something. In the past ...


No on ColoradoCare

By The Daily Sentinel

If we’re ever going to make the leap to a national single-payer health care system that provides universal, affordable coverage, one of the 50 states is probably going to have to step up and prove the idea is feasible. Let it be ...


Bad optics at D51

By The Daily Sentinel

If School District 51 plans to ask voters to authorize a bond issuance or mill levy override next year — as it certainly should —  it needs to fix a poorly handled personnel decision at Mount Garfield Middle ...


Yes on tobacco tax hike

By The Daily Sentinel

If you don’t smoke or “chew,” why should you care about Amendment 72, the proposed tax hike on tobacco products? Because smoking costs Colorado nearly $1.9 billion in health-care costs. Raising taxes on tobacco products is a ...


Trump’s locker room is a distortion of truth

By The Daily Sentinel

We’d like to say a few words about locker rooms. Donald Trump, who is running for president, said that his lewd comments about a woman caught on tape were just “locker room banter.” He said he wasn’t proud of what he ...


No on Amendment 70

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce opposes a constitutional amendment to incrementally raise the minimum wage in Colorado to $12 an hour by 2020. No surprise there. We know a thing or two about lagging wages on the Western Slope, ...


Step aside, Donald

By The Daily Sentinel

Republican office holders have had ample opportunity to take a principled stand and distance themselves from Donald Trump. Throughout his campaign, Trump has provided a full buffet of outrageous remarks, any one of which could have triggered ...


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