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Sentinel endorsements

By The Daily Sentinel

This election season, we’ve weighed in on one statewide referred measure and two local school board races. With Election Day a little more than a week away, our endorsements are re-presented here as a service to undecided voters or those ...


Highway 340 needs a shoulder for bikes

By The Daily Sentinel

John Hodge, an avid cyclist in the Grand Valley for more than two decades, made an excellent point in Tuesday’s paper when he pointed out the irony of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s promise to make Colorado “the best state for ...


Amphitheater gets the nod

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council finally — and wisely — directed city staff to pursue a $2 million Department of Local Affairs matching grant to build an amphitheater at Las Colonias Park. It was the right move. There’s ...


That can-do spirit

By The Daily Sentinel

Nobody is happier than we are that the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority has finally solved its pressing gate issue. Because now it has one fewer thing on its plate to distract from the most important issue at hand — an ...


School district’s action an unmitigated disaster

By The Daily Sentinel

There are all sorts of implications stemming from School District 51’s mishandling of Paul Pitton’s candidacy for a seat on the school board — not the least of which is the corruption of democracy. At this point, ...


School board election

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County Valley School District 51 has gone through some important shifts in the last year. Not only did the district decide to implement a performance-based learning approach, patterned after a model in Lindsay, Calif., it also approved ...


CMU has growth down to a science

By The Daily Sentinel

The John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado needs a new home. Colorado Mesa University needs a new building to house its nascent engineering program. The two organizations decided to marry their fortunes in a unique ...


Protect your children

By The Daily Sentinel

Thursday’s edition of The Daily Sentinel cast a pall over our community with two disturbing stories involving the sexual exploitation of children. In one, a Clifton man faced 40 years in prison in a child pornography case. The defendant ...


The Donald’s deception

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s been a scant four months since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president. That’s about three months longer than pundits and the mainstream media expected him to be relevant. The fact he’s still around has ...


Whose back yard?

By The Daily Sentinel

Back in early September, when reports first surfaced that Colorado prisons were on a Pentagon list of places to be evaluated for their suitability to house Gitmo detainees, Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton criticized the plan. Since ...


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