Editorials

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Mixed messages on gas development

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a new goal of reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil by one third over the next decade. It’s an admirable goal, and one that’s important for this region because it places renewed ...


‘Yes’ on Measure C

By The Daily Sentinel

Most residents of Grand Junction saw no mention of Measure C on their Grand Junction Municipal Election ballot this year. The only ones who vote on it are people who live, own property or lease property within the boundaries of the Downtown ...


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The Obama Doctrine

By The Daily Sentinel

Now that President Barack Obama has laid out his reasons for having the United States join NATO allies and others to use military force in Libya, Americans have a clearer idea of when and how this president may act militarily. But they may ...


Trashing local authority

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans in the Colorado Legislature, who routinely decry federal legislation that imposes new restrictions on states, seem to have little concern about imposing new mandates on local governments in Colorado. Witness the party-line passage ...


Retire this junkyard

By The Daily Sentinel

No one can accuse Mesa County officials of acting hastily in their effort to eliminate an illegal tire dump on 17 acres near De Beque. They began their quest to get the tires removed from Stan Eisenach’s property in 1996, and proceeded ...


No need for this juvenile change

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger is right about legislation at the state Capitol aimed at reducing the life sentences of 48 people convicted of murders they committed as juveniles. There is no reason these violent killers deserve ...


Dodging the deficit won’t help country

By The Daily Sentinel

There is a growing realization in Washington, D.C., these days that the time is ripe to do something about our deficit and the national debt. Many politicians of both parties, along with economic experts and political pundits, say we must act ...


This doesn’t compute

By The Daily Sentinel

In the second decade of the 21st century, Colorado continues to depend on — and have problems with — computer systems seemingly designed in the age of giant mainframes and floppy disks for home computers. Witness the latest ...


Reasonable limits on driving stoned

By The Daily Sentinel

Legislation wending its way through the state Capitol would set specific, measurable limits on how much THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — a person could have in his or her system before being considered too impaired to ...


What’s in a name change?

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa State College, as most folks in this area know, is contemplating a name change. So, beginning next week, students and faculty, staff members and alumni will start receiving surveys asking them to list their preferences among more than 60 ...


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