Editorials

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Fracking questions: Asked and answered

By The Daily Sentinel

If anything, the massive landslide near Collbran should reinforce the notion that the heavily regulated gas industry in Colorado has performed admirably under duress. Instead, the industry has had to endure suspicion as a potential cause of ...


Bookends acquisition is a worthy endeavor

By The Daily Sentinel

On the heels of a well-publicized and successful campaign to purchase the Three Sisters property, Mesa Land Trust is looking at two more parcels of land in the Monument Road corridor to add to the public domain. It’s part of a larger ...


District 51 pay plan is on the right track

By The Daily Sentinel

District 51’s new teacher pay model, while still in a conceptual phase, reflects a high level of trust between the administration and the local teachers union. Last week the union, Mesa Valley Education Association, ratified a new labor ...


Nature’s awesome power on display

By The Daily Sentinel

Be careful what you wish for, the old saying goes. You just might get it. Anybody who lives in Colorado knows the value of precipitation. We measure it in hundredths of an inch and percentage of annual snowpack. Complaints about rainfall are ...


Park status would protect monument

By The Daily Sentinel

Just when we thought the debate about national park status for the Colorado National Monument couldn’t get any more convoluted, along comes President Obama adding a new twist to the saga. Last week, Obama exercised presidential ...


Honor fallen heroes by serving the living

By The Daily Sentinel

Memorial Day was established to ensure that the sacrifices of America’s fallen heroes are never forgotten. We honor the dead — those who paid the ulitmate price on a field of battle or in service to their country. That makes the ...


Grand Junction is on JUCO time

By The Daily Sentinel

For 55 years now, Grand Junction has been home to the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Think about that for a second. The team formerly known as the Brooklyn Dodgers was barely into a second season of playing in Southern California ...


Don’t lower Xcel’s energy savings goal

By The Daily Sentinel

At what point does the cost of Xcel Energy’s efficiency savings program exceed its benefits? That’s the question before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, which by law sets energy-efficiency targets, but must also give ...


It’s simple: Don’t lie

By The Daily Sentinel

Marilyn Charlesworth is a liar. She admitted as much, telling investigators she didn’t regret a false claim she made in front of the Grand Junction City Council in April 2013. In demanding the resignation of councilman Rick Brainard ...


‘Right to try’ offers hope to the dying

By The Daily Sentinel

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. John Hickenlooper enacted a law Saturday giving terminally ill patients in Colorado the right to try experimental drugs before they’re approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Colorado became the ...


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