Editorials

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Step up, Mr. President

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama took some important steps regarding budget issues this week, but he needs to jump into the fray with more determination. Obama deserves credit for meeting with members of both parties to attempt to resolve the dispute ...


Sweet music for the Avalon

By The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction City Council’s decision to support remodeling of the Avalon Theatre to accommodate the Grand Junction Symphony — without spending city tax dollars — is a welcome one that should prove harmonious for all ...


Senate can’t kick its pork-barrel habit

By The Daily Sentinel

Like a smoker who vows to quit tobacco but won’t get rid of his cigarettes, members of Congress who say they want to cut the federal deficit can’t kick their earmark addiction. An amendment to ban earmarks — otherwise known ...


Spend library cash carefully

By The Daily Sentinel

Any public entity that has several million dollars tucked away is a rarity now. It shouldn’t hoard the cash, but it should proceed cautiously. We’re pleased to see the Mesa County Public Library District is moving cautiously on ...


Taxed with uncertainty

By The Daily Sentinel

Government inaction may be preferable to overzealous legislation, as several business leaders said in a Daily Sentinel article Sunday. But inaction on tax policy is creating uncertainty for businesses, individuals and investors. A month from ...


Don’t hammer DeLay

By The Daily Sentinel

The Texas jury that convicted former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Wednesday found him guilty of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. However, there was nothing to suggest DeLay personally benefited from the money ...


White wonder

By The Daily Sentinel

With more snow forecast for today and Monday, Thanksgiving week has provided abundant reason for western Colorado residents to be thankful — whether you’re a ski-area operator, you’re eager to wax up the boards and hit the ...


‘A bias in favor of ... the rules of academia’

By The Daily Sentinel

The scandal involving ex-University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill and his firing over academic misconduct now seems like a story from the distant past. After all, that was 2007 and there’s been a more recent plagiarism scandal in ...


Happy Thanksgiving

By The Daily Sentinel

The tradition of giving thanks that we honor today began with a small band of immigrants who had suffered incredible hardship and had lost many of their friends and family members. Yet they gathered with American Indians who had befriended ...


Limited access makes sense for U.S. 6 & 50

By The Daily Sentinel

The intergovernmental agreement approved this week by the Mesa County commissioners, which would gradually reduce access points along U.S. Highway 6 & 50 between Loma and 24 Road in Grand Junction, is a sensible plan to improve traffic ...


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