Editorials

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If you want a parade, step up and take it on

By The Daily Sentinel

Everyone loves a parade. So, when the Downtown Grand Junction Business Improvement District board indicated it would like to give up the responsibility of organizing the annual Independence Day Parade downtown, it probably should have ...


Public officials can do better at transparency

By The Daily Sentinel

Every year in March the American Society of Newspaper Editors promotes Sunshine Week, reminding everyone that government business is supposed to be conducted in the open. Laws that require governmental entities and public officials to be ...


These bills just need to go away

By The Daily Sentinel

The recent hoopla over Dan Thurlow’s first-half voting record in the Legislature collaterally provided some cover for two of the embarrassing measures he helped defeat — the so-called “religious freedom” bills. Also ...


March sadness for CSU

By The Daily Sentinel

March Madness shockers are supposed to happen on the court, not before the NCAA Tournament even begins. Heading into Selection Sunday, Colorado State University sported a healthy tournament résumé and was predicted by several ...


Parochial politics?

By The Daily Sentinel

Something smells fishy to oil and gas industry advocates who question the process that led the White River National Forest supervisor to reduce by more than half the number of acres available for gas leasing under a management plan that will ...


Our first national champ

By The Daily Sentinel

James Martinez is the first national champion is any sport in Colorado Mesa University’s 22-year history as a Divison II school. He earned every accolade he’s due. Martinez needed three overtimes to beat a previously undefeated ...


Taggart for council

By The Daily Sentinel

Making distinctions between governing philosophies is difficult when two candidates hold roughly equal positions on an assortment of issues. Such is the case in the race for the at-large two-year term on the Grand Junction City Council ...


Support Measure 2B

By The Daily Sentinel

Some candidates for City Council wish the question before voters asking for continued use of TABOR funds would have allowed for discretion in spending — say for improvements on Horizon Drive or North Avenue. But the City Council wisely ...


Kennedy for council, Simpson for watchdog

By The Daily Sentinel

Our endorsement in the race between Dennis Simpson and Chris Kennedy for a four-year, at-large seat on the Grand Junction City Council boiled down to one thing: vision. Both candidates are highly qualified, but Kennedy has a clear picture of ...


Dan Thurlow is his own man

By The Daily Sentinel

Dan Thurlow is making a name for himself as an independent thinker. The freshman lawmaker has voted several times this session against bills strongly favored by his fellow Republicans in the state House of Representatives. Though he’s ...


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