Editorials

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Rifle best location for new research center

By The Daily Sentinel

The city of Rifle and Garfield County, with unparalleled support from partnering Western Slope agencies, are making a bid to host a new state-funded research center whose mission is to improve aerial firefighting techniques. The Center for ...


Powderhorn upgrade could lift tourist trade

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re not a skier, the big news about Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s $5 million upgrade may seem like much ado about nothing. But it’s an important development for our regional tourist economy because it increases the ...


Scott fails rural Colorado

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Ray Scott has some explaining to do. He’s the chairman of a Senate committee that killed a bill to help rural areas of the state recover from job losses. In fact, the bill was inspired by the distressing economic situation in ...


FBI claims of airport graft are weak, so far

By Staff

Court-ordered disclosures of documents outlining the government’s case for seizing pickups in connection with a federal probe of the Grand Junction Regional Airport aren’t very illuminating. The court records characterize the ...


State should improve reclamation process

By The Daily Sentinel

Appearances can be deceiving. Sometimes you have go beneath the surface to discover the truth about something. That seems to be the case for areas that have been reclaimed following oil and gas activity. The land might look restored, but the ...


City needs to prioritize safety of pedestrians

By The Daily Sentinel

“What’s wrong with the city of Grand Junction?” That’s the question posed by an indignant California man whose mother was struck by a car and killed two years ago as she attempted to cross Horizon Drive. Now another ...


A nod to CMU’s impact

By The Daily Sentinel

What’s the value of having a four-year university in our midst? The long-term value is probably inestimable. Graduates tend to want to stay here and those that do raise the educational level of our workforce, thus improving our economic ...


A welcome change

By The Daily Sentinel

Lisa Eckert’s rocky tenure as the superintendent of Colorado National Monument is over. Thankful as we are for this development, it says something about the National Park Service that Eckert has been rewarded with a job managing Bryce ...


Transparency lives to see another day

By The Daily Sentinel

Dan Thurlow ran on a platform of reducing the government’s burden on business. So, what was the Republican lawmaker’s first act as a freshman representative? Introducing a bill that reduces the government’s burden on being ...


Guv needs to find 
another budget fix

By The Daily Sentinel

The message from local government officials to Gov. John Hickenlooper is loud and clear: Keep you mitts off our share of severance tax money and find another way to balance the budget. We support the position backed by Club 20, Mesa County ...


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