Editorials

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Gooooaaaal!

By Staff

Longtime soccer fans often have bemoaned U.S. sports culture for belittling that “pass time” even though it is hugely followed by virtually every other nation on the planet. Though soccer — or if you prefer, futbol — ...


Surreal headlines

By Staff

The front page of today’s Daily Sentinel features a truly surreal pair of headlines. One reflects state Sen. Steve King’s victory in the Republican primary election over challenger John Pennington, who calls himself a candidate to ...


Rx: Healthy discourse

By Staff

It’s about time that the heads of Community and St. Mary’s hospitals in Grand Junction break bread together. As detailed by The Sentinel’s Greg Ruland on Sunday, the heads of the nonprofit organizations haven’t spoken ...


Time to re-examine Make My Day law?

By The Daily Sentinel

What if Colorado’s Make My Day Law didn’t exist? Rather than finding Joseph Hoskins immune from prosecution in the fatal New Year’s Day shooting of Randy Cook, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger might have concluded that ...


The silence is deafening

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County commissioners have asked Colorado National Monument Superintendent Lisa Eckert to reverse her decision to ban trucks from using the East Hill entrance to carry fuel and hazardous materials to Glade Park. Commissioners want a ...


The seeds of change

By The Daily Sentinel

“There are Republicans that believe the climate is changing and humans have a role to play,” Christine Todd Whitman said Wednesday. “They just need some political cover.” In other words, good luck supporting proposals ...


Retire the Redskins

By The Daily Sentinel

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is under no obligation to change his team’s outdated name, even though the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled that it’s disparaging of Native Americans and should be stripped of trademark ...


Find a way to pay airport contractors

By The Daily Sentinel

In a pickle. Stuck between a rock and hard place. Caught in a Catch-22. There’s no shortage of colorful expressions to describe the tricky situation the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority finds itself in. But it needs to get ...


The road to recovery?

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County’s economic woes are well-chronicled, so Monday’s announcement that Fram Exploration Co. has a green light to begin drilling for oil in the shadow of Grand Mesa was especially welcome news for anyone concerned with ...


Heads need to roll over monument ban

By The Daily Sentinel

First things first. Designating Colorado National Monument as a national park will not give the federal government any more authority than it already has to manage the land in question. Not that it needs any. The National Park Service has ...


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