Editorials

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Montrose board has a big trust problem

By The Daily Sentinel

The Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association has an embarrassing scandal on its hands. A recent ruling in a workers compensation case to determine a former employee’s claim for disability benefits revealed some atrocious behavior ...


Airport manager search too important to ignore

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Regional Airport, along with Colorado Mesa University and St. Mary’s Hospital, is considered one of our strongest community assets. But that asset is deteriorating under questionable management. Where CMU and the ...


The museum question

By The Daily Sentinel

Scott McInnis appears to be the designated ramrod among Mesa County commissioners for pushing the museum board toward a more sustainable financial position. “Somebody’s got to light the fuse,” McInnis said — an ...


Welcome changes in federal court cases

By The Daily Sentinel

If the state keeps adding 100,000 new residents every year, Colorado’s U.S. District Court may very well need to add two Article III judges. Colorado’s congressional delegation supports more federal judgeships in the state, but if ...


Palisade should take the plunge on trails

By The Daily Sentinel

Town of Palisade trustees are taking a careful approach before committing to a proposal to allow a single-track mountain biking trail to be built in the town’s watershed. Given the level of opposition, that’s a prudent choice. ...


No place for guns

By The Daily Sentinel

Local resistance to federal land control is nothing new as we’ve learned through countless protests since the “Sagebrush Rebellion” of the 1970s and 80s galvanized long-simmering tensions over public land use. But some of ...


Zero vision

By The Daily Sentinel

The explanation behind some very disappointing news on the local economy became clear Monday during an all-too-familiar discussion of economic development funding among local elected officials. First the bad news: An economic forecast ...


Drainage entities must come together

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re perplexed that the 5-2-1 Drainage Authority has come forward with a slate of alternatives to the Grand Valley Drainage District’s decision to implement fees to handle storm water runoff in the valley. This is a bizarre ...


A federal taking or democracy in action?

By The Daily Sentinel

Until the Bureau of Land Management issues a record of decision on 65 contested oil and gas leases in the White River National Forest, the future of energy development in the Thompson Divide remains the object of a semantic war. Rep. Scott ...


Vision for valley 
is taking shape

By The Daily Sentinel

We often opine about the need for our local elected leaders to espouse a vision for the Grand Valley that consists of more than waiting for the price of natural gas to rebound. That vision has materialized, even without the formal embrace of ...


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