Editorials

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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 ...


A sigh of relief

By The Daily Sentinel

Opponents of two proposed ballot initiatives that sought to create new extensive limits on oil and gas development were prepared to mount a full-court press to explain why the measures were bad for Colorado. That campaign appears unnecessary ...


Supporting the college good for the economy

By The Daily Sentinel

Economic development is an ever-present concern among elected officials in Mesa County. Consumed with the challenge of trying to revive a slumping economy, sometimes we forget how fortunate we are to have a university in our midst. As tough ...


Pay the drainage bill

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re a property owner and you haven’t paid the new storm water utility fee charged by the Grand Valley Drainage District, we recommend you do so. The bills went out in March. Most homeowners were charged $36. Businesses and ...


Happy 100th birthday
 National Park Service

By The Daily Sentinel

Can you name Colorado’s four national parks? Not every state has a national park, although all states have at least one property managed by the National Park Service, which turns 100 today. Yellowstone became the nation’s first ...


The delicate balance of managing wildlife

By The Daily Sentinel

State wildlife officials want to reduce the number of bears and cougars in a 500-acre area of the Roan Plateau to see if survival rates of mule deer fawns improve. If survival rates in the study area are better than a control area southeast ...


The pot predicament

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County health officials wanted to wait for legal sales of recreational marijuana to ramp up before gathering data on pot use among Mesa County youth. That was a smart move because it provides a contrast between Mesa County, which is ...


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