Editorials

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Preparing for a fight

By The Daily Sentinel

Conservationists and environmental advocates are hailing a pair of Bureau of Land Management decisions regarding drilling in western Colorado as a pair of wins. That’s true in the case of the Roan Plateau. On Thursday in Denver, ...


End of an era

By The Daily Sentinel

When a Main Street fixture like Page-Parsons Jewelers decides it’s time to close up shop, it’s hard not to fixate on the implications. Clearly the local economy isn’t conducive for sales of non-essential goods and services. ...


Rec center fits with vision for the valley

By The Daily Sentinel

The success of Fruita’s Community Center leaves many Grand Junction residents wondering why they don’t have a similar amenity of their own. A grassroots organization called People for Local Activities and Community Enrichment ...


Help curb child abuse by attending this forum

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County has the highest per-capita incidence of substantiated cases of child abuse in Colorado — a fact The Sentinel pointed out in its series “Failure to Protect” back in September. The first step in solving any problem ...


Trump and legal pot

By The Daily Sentinel

Palisade voters went all in on the retail pot trade, approving measures to allow retail marijuana sales, retail marijuana testing facilities, retail marijuana product manufacturing facilities and a retail marijuana excise tax. It’s part ...


Stop protesting 
the roundabout

By The Daily Sentinel

After enduring a lengthy road improvement project on Colorado Highway 340 this year, it’s understandable that some residents of the Redlands may be dreading the prospect of more traffic delays stemming from a proposed roundabout ...


A heavy lift

By The Daily Sentinel

The peaceful transition of power in Washington, D.C., is underway, with Donald Trump as gracious in victory as Hillary Clinton was in accepting defeat. The president-elect has already been invited to the White House by Barack Obama to begin ...


Our purple state

By The Daily Sentinel

So much for the polls. The big story, of course, is that late Tuesday night, Donald Trump appeared poised to be our next president. Instead of electing our first woman president, we elected an outsider — who behaved a lot like an ...


We’re in this together

By The Daily Sentinel

The nation’s motto “E Pluribus Unum” translates to “out of many, one.” Originally, the motto reflected the formation of a single, new nation from a collection of British colonies. Later, its meaning was recast to ...


City council takes long road on street repairs

By The Daily Sentinel

There are two ways of looking at the Grand Junction City Council’s quandary to fund street improvements. First, some background. The city needs to invest $6.6 million in the city’s streets in the next five years to get its ...


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