Editorials

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Chaos versus care in devastated Haiti

By Staff

Along with millions of other people, Grand Junction residents have stepped up to offer help to Haitians, whose lives were devastated by the earthquake that occurred last week. The article in Tuesday’s Daily Sentinel about the ...


That ‘late’ subsidy

By Staff

State lawmakers of both parties are interested in revising a new system of fines for people who don’t keep their registration up to date on motor vehicles and trailers. The fines were included in legislation last year that boosted fees ...


Hickenlooper’s pump fake won’t fool many voters

By Staff

It must have been a busy couple of weeks for the computers at the Denver mayor’s office. First, there was all that time Photoshopping Gov. Bill Ritter out of any pictures with Mayor John Hickenlooper. This week, they are probably just ...


Incremental reform needed on health care

By Staff

Like blind men analyzing an elephant, a lot of people on both sides of the political spectrum seem to have discovered their own particular messages in Scott Brown’s surprise victory in the Massachusetts Senate race Tuesday. For ...


Public support needed for public safety plan

By Staff

There’s probably a tiny minority of Grand Junction residents who will never believe that the City Council and city staffers haven’t already developed a new plan for elaborate and costly public safety facilities. But the vast ...


Brawl in Massachusetts

By Staff

Here’s what’s at stake in today’s special Massachusetts election to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by Ted Kennedy for so many years — at least according to some observers. ✔ “It’s whether we’re ...


One dubious deal disappears, but another takes its place

By Staff

Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, who made the infamous deal last month to vote for the Senate health care bill in exchange for his state getting a free pass on increased Medicare costs, has reportedly asked Senate leaders to drop the Nebraska ...


Roaches prove to be hardy world travelers

By Staff

In November of 1969, the United States launched the Apollo 12, the sixth manned space flight in the Apollo program and the second landing on the moon. The command module carrying the space crew was called the Yankee Clipper. During a ...


A doobie-ous limit

By Staff

As a result of several government decisions last year, medical marijuana use and distribution has exploded in Colorado. Evidence of that is abundant in the growing number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Grand Junction and communities ...


Pat Robertson sees devil in the devastation

By Staff

Pat Robertson has stuck his foot in his mouth once again. While discussing the devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti, the television evangelist said on his “700 Club” program Wednesday that Haitians long ago “swore a ...


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