Editorials

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CU-CMU partnership pays dividends for all

By The Daily Sentinel

If Phil DiStefano, the chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder, has anything to say about it, we’ll see more collaborations with Colorado Mesa University that will expand opportunities for engineering students on the Western ...


Support the Relay

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’ve never been touched by cancer, consider yourself beyond blessed. Consider yourself a statistical anomoly. Stand Up for Cancer offers some sobering percentages. Number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in their ...


DA made the right call in Make My Day case

By The Daily Sentinel

By law, Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger cannot pursue a criminal case against Joe Hoskins stemming from the fatal New Year’s Day shooting of Randy Cook. But he took no pleasure Wednesday in sharing the news. He called ...


New trial for Blagg

By The Daily Sentinel

No surprise here: Michael Blagg is getting a new trial. District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Wednesday he was “not at all critical” of District Judge David A. Bottger’s order granting Blagg a new trial, given the sheer ...


The vagrant problem

By The Daily Sentinel

Let’s make a distinction between vagrants and the homeless in general. The single men and women who nap in city parks and panhandle for loose change may not have homes, but it would be unfair to lump them into the same category as ...


Follow whose lead?

By The Daily Sentinel

Rep. Ray Scott thinks the prospect of a special legislative session to hammer out a compromise bill that would stave off proposed ballot initiatives meant to curtail oil and gas activity shows a lack of leadership on the part of Gov. John ...


Ready for a food fight?

By The Daily Sentinel

A slow-down in donations is creating a burden for area food banks that serve the needy as more people seek assistance to make ends meet in a still-struggling local economy. Community Food Bank of Grand Junction is reporting a 33 percent ...


Rush to judgment clouds prisoner swap

By The Daily Sentinel

America’s obligation not to leave men and women in uniform behind is apparently not so sacred after all. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release from Taliban captors in exchange for five Afghan detainees held by the U.S. has prompted waves ...


You can’t have your cake and eat it too

By The Daily Sentinel

Supporters of Lakewood baker Jack Phillips think it’s wrong for the state to force him to make wedding cakes for gay couples. But the law is crystal clear on the matter. Colorado’s anti-discrimination statute prohibits businesses ...


Commissioners refuse to take law seriously

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County commissioners are an obstinate bunch. No matter how often we question their adherence to state laws that protect the public’s right to know, they continue to flirt with violations. The most recent example came May 27 when ...


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