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Trump’s health-care scheme a ‘mean-spirited political con’

By Guest Columnist

By MIchael J. Pramenko M.D. Trumpcare looks a lot like Trump University. It’s a fraud. And, Professor “who knew healthcare was so complicated?” Trump, continues his antics.  Last week, America witnessed firsthand how ...


Whoever gets the most ‘likes’ wins

By Robin Brown

I think we’ll look back on the period of the last three or four years as the era of hashtag campaigns. The speed with which these campaigns sweep through our communities, state, country and even the world is shocking. Of course, that ...


Printed Letters: October 22, 2017

By Staff

Superintendent urges support of 3A and 3B I am writing to ask for and explain the importance of your support of ballot measures 3A and 3B. As the new superintendent of District 51, I have had the opportunity to take an objective look at our ...


A four-step plan to save PERA

By Guest Columnist

By Brett Barkey Colorado’s Public Employees’ Retirement Association system is going broke. Colorado’s teachers, firefighters, and state troopers are among PERA’s 560,000 members who are expecting retirement benefits in ...


The case against supporting 1A

By Guest Columnist

By Michael Day It’s difficult to say who actually drafted Ballot Measure 1A, the sheriff, the district attorney or the commissioner, but all roads lead to the same conclusion — that the amount of funding generated by the public ...


North Avenue imbroglio cannot spill over to CMU

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council will formally decide next month whether to rescind an earlier decision to change North Avenue to University Boulevard. If the council sticks to its guns, petitioners will proceed with gathering signatures to ...


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Cross Orchards 
shows a simple 
(but not easy)
 way of life

By Amy Hamilton

Smashed apples heading into a press attracted a few bees but created a real buzz for dozens of children on Saturday. Cranking out fresh apple cider was a popular (and immediately gratifying) activity at the annual Fall Day on the Farm event ...


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CMU secures sweep of South Dakota Mines

By Patti Arnold

MacKenzie Edwards wasn’t wearing her usual No. 6 jersey Saturday night, but there was no mistaking where the Colorado Mesa junior outside hitter was on the volleyball court. In a balanced attack, Edwards (wearing No. 3) and Katie Scherr ...


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