Editorials

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Clear up the gray area 
of farm tap regulation

By The Daily Sentinel

The fatal house explosion involving an abandoned gas flowline in the Front Range town of Firestone has raised some unsettling questions about the dangers posed by rural farm taps. These are gas lines running from wells directly to rural homes ...


Courthouse needs 
a war memorial

By The Daily Sentinel

How did it come to pass that Mesa County doesn’t have a war memorial on the grounds of the courthouse? It’s a curious departure from the patriotic spirit that pervades this valley. How many towns in Colorado can boast of having ...


A revitalizing pause

By The Daily Sentinel

For nine months out of the year, the majority of Grand Valley families are on school time. Daily lives revolve around school bells. When the school year ends, as it did Wednesday, it’s a natural yardstick in time because it alters the ...


Things aren’t adding up at Interior headquarters

By The Daily Sentinel

Returning power to the people has been a recurring theme of the Trump administration since the president delivered his inaugural address back in January. When Congress rolled back the Bureau of Land Management’s new resource management ...


Stop playing games with people’s health

By The Daily Sentinel

If “something better” than Obamacare is truly coming — and it will be up to the U.S. Senate to make that happen — shouldn’t the Trump administration do what it can to ensure that Americans have the affordable ...


Worth celebrating

By The Daily Sentinel

The celebration of the nation’s first statewide public lands day on Saturday hopefully serves as a counterweight to the agenda unfolding in Washington, D.C. under the Trump administration. Already we’ve seen Congress dismantle the ...


Let’s trust the process of independent query

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that a former FBI director has been given sweeping authority to investigate any connection between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia — and “any matters that arose or may arise directly from the ...


Turn to opportunity

By The Daily Sentinel

Quibbling about the series of events that led to the unfinished building at 800 Eagle Drive won’t solve the problem of what to do with it. However it came to be, it’s a lemon. The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority is ...


Guv should sign 1313

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County officials aren’t wrong to question the threshold that determines which set of rules local law enforcement authorities must abide by to receive proceeds from civil forfeiture actions stemming from multi-jurisdictional ...


A nod to the godfather

By The Daily Sentinel

To know Tom Clark is to know the story of Denver’s transformation from a smog-choked city trying to rebound from its own boom-bust energy rut of the early 1980s to the economic powerhouse that millennials flock to today. The long-term ...


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