Editorials

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Front page news

By The Daily Sentinel

The Lester Jones murder trial coincided with a number of other high-profile court cases and arrests, creating a recent extended period of crime-heavy Sentinel front pages. The trend hasn’t escaped notice. No less than District Attorney ...


High price of justice

By The Daily Sentinel

As a legal matter, circumstantial evidence is just as meaningful as direct evidence — but it’s not as convincing to a jury. The circumstantial nature of the evidence in the Lester Ralph Jones murder trial hinted at the potential ...


Share the road

By The Daily Sentinel

In a rare bit of good news, an unexpected windfall will allow the state Department of Transportation to build wider-than-planned shoulders on a stretch of Colorado Highway 340 popular with road cyclists. Thanks to a low bid from a contractor ...


A straight answer

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s simplify, shall we? Does Hillary Clinton oppose fossil fuel development on public lands? A yes or no would go along way toward clearing up a murky policy position that has special relevance to Colorado in general and to the ...


Take the test

By The Daily Sentinel

The whiplash effect isn’t confined to Grand Junction’s economy. We usually trail state and national economic trends by months, if not years. Looks like we’re following a similar trend in standardized testing. Opt-outs in ...


Kneeling for a cause

By The Daily Sentinel

Nobody disputes Colin Kaepernick’s right to refuse to stand for the national anthem. Heck, it’s not even an original idea. Former Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf did the same thing 20 years ago, stating the U.S. flag was a ...


City takes a new run at homeless dilemma

By The Daily Sentinel

What is the goal of a homeless initiative? It’s an important question because attacking the problem from different angles puts the community at odds. Some groups are doing the Christian thing and providing resources that may actually ...


Military readiness

By The Daily Sentinel

The B-29 Superfortress is an icon of World War II and “the greatest generation.” It represents a national commitment to meet the immense challenge this country faced when the winds of war blew across two oceans and forced the ...


Expand the playoffs

By The Daily Sentinel

In case you missed it, the college football season has already started. Cal beat Hawaii 51-31 on Saturday in Sydney, Australia. But the real action starts tonight. There are 16 games on the schedule, including a Southeastern Conference game ...


Another hard lesson

By The Daily Sentinel

The emergence of a foreign trade zone as an important economic development tool tracks along an all-too-familiar learning curve for this community. It’s only through lost opportunities that value for certain things seem to register. Had ...


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