Editorials

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No on Amendment 70

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce opposes a constitutional amendment to incrementally raise the minimum wage in Colorado to $12 an hour by 2020. No surprise there. We know a thing or two about lagging wages on the Western Slope, ...


Step aside, Donald

By The Daily Sentinel

Republican office holders have had ample opportunity to take a principled stand and distance themselves from Donald Trump. Throughout his campaign, Trump has provided a full buffet of outrageous remarks, any one of which could have triggered ...


Move now, FERC

By The Daily Sentinel

The case for Jordan Cove grows — and reveals some wild inconsistencies in U.S. energy policy. Just last month, a proposal to ship 7 million tons of Montana coal out of a port in Washington state received a favorable review from the U.S. ...


Vote yes on 107, 108

By The Daily Sentinel

There are two closely related ballot initiatives that are good for the health of our democracy. One restores a presidential primary in Colorado (to be held in March) and allows unaffiliated voters to pick a presidential candidate. The other ...


Stay the course

By The Daily Sentinel

The challenges for the Grand Junction City Council and Mesa County commissioners are no different than those local businesses have dealt with during the extended economic downturn we’ve experienced (seemingly with no end in ...


Time to innovate

By The Daily Sentinel

As Sunday’s page 1 centerpiece story indicated, the Mesa County sheriff and the 21st Judicial District Attorney’s Office are prepared to ask for a bigger slice of a shrinking county budget. Both agencies make a compelling case for ...


A well-deserved honor

By The Daily Sentinel

Don Stephens doesn’t strike us as the kind of man who lives for laurels, though he certainly deserves them. Stephens, a 1963 graduate of Olathe High School, has been nominated to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s ...


Signs of progress

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not a daily flight — yet — but the Grand Valley will finally be connected directly to the West Coast next summer, setting up the opportunity to establish demand for a nonstop daily flight to southern ...


What was Boulder judge thinking?

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not often that we can say with certainty that a district judge has erred in issuing a ruling. But it’s not every day that a judge has the temerity to muzzle a newspaper by contradicting centuries of First Amendment ...


Local businesses should seize this opportunity

By The Daily Sentinel

The idea isn’t new, but establishing apprenticeships as the foundation for economic growth and better educational outcomes finally has some serious clout behind it. Earlier this month, Gov. John Hickenlooper announced a new $11 million ...


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