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Wondrous Grand Mesa

By The Daily Sentinel

For those who have contemplated the rugged, snowcapped peaks of Grand Teton National Park, the waterfalls and granite walls of Yosemite National Park, or the contrast between ocean and burning lava of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, Grand Mesa in ...


Weeding out the ‘knuckleheads’

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Chris Romer’s colorful characterization of some people operating medical marijuana dispensaries as “knuckleheads” who view their shops as a first step toward complete legalization of pot is unfortunately accurate. We ...


Piloting health reform

By The Daily Sentinel

The $12 million federal grant announced this week to spread health care information technology on the Western Slope actually comes from the federal stimulus bill approved last year, not from the just-passed health care reform bill. But it is ...


Listen up!

By The Daily Sentinel

Some of those who attend tonight’s first public session of the Grand Junction City Council’s listening tour will likely urge the council to keep the purse strings tight and taxes low, no matter what they do regarding police and ...


Deister’s sentencing signal

By The Daily Sentinel

Jared Ahlstrom is not going to win any boyfriend-of-the-year awards. Twice he slipped an abortion drug to his pregnant girlfriend without her knowledge, causing her to miscarry the second time. Later, he confessed to her what he had done. It ...


Chips Barry, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

Denver Water has a long history of battling with the Western Slope over water, and the head of that municipal water organization has often been viewed as an antagonist by water officials on this side of the Continental Divide. Chips Barry was ...


Terrorism attempt in Times Square

By The Daily Sentinel

There is much yet to be determined about the truck bomb that failed to explode in Times Square Saturday night. But the near miss — like the attempt to explode an airliner bound for Detroit on Christmas Day — is a potent reminder ...


Lenders get bigger payday in latest legislative version

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re pleased that a bill aimed at reining in the worst excesses of payday lenders won approval in the Colorado Senate last week. Unfortunately, the version of the bill adopted in a narrow vote by the Senate Friday has been watered down ...


Disclosure, not new restrictions, belong in campaign finance law

By The Daily Sentinel

We have no problem with key provisions of a bill now in the Colorado Senate that attempts to redraw Colorado’s campaign finance law in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision early this year that overturned many limitations on corporate ...


Drilling dilemma

By The Daily Sentinel

The Army joined the battle on Friday, adding two large aircraft to the efforts of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard to corral a rapidly spreading oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. Still, it’s not clear how anyone will plug an oil leak 5,000 ...


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