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City Council in weeds on medical marijuana

By The Daily Sentinel

Politicians, especially those of the Washington variety, like to avoid some issues because, they say, those issues get too deep into the weeds. Meaning, of course, that the issues are complex and the political payoff is likely minimal. The ...


Retry Rod Blagojevich

By The Daily Sentinel

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now a convicted felon — but not for trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat or other blatant attempts to use his office to shake down constituents for money. And that’s too bad. A federal jury on ...


County rules not wasted

By The Daily Sentinel

Critics of Mesa County’s energy master plan have argued that the plan was little more than a showpiece, which the energy-industry-friendly commissioners would ignore whenever an important energy project came before them. But ...


Money fuels politics and voter cynicism

By The Daily Sentinel

Most Americans understand several things regarding our political system today: First, it takes wads of cash to run a successful election campaign today, much of which must come from groups with an interest in issues that will come before ...


Youngsters in fast lane

By The Daily Sentinel

The tragic death of 9-year-old Taybor Duncan of Aurora at Grand Junction Motor Speedway this past weekend has prompted questions by readers of The Daily Sentinel and other newspapers about whether children as young as Taybor should be racing ...


Buy mosque property to halt offensive project

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama’s mixed-message musings on the $100 million proposed mosque and Islamic center two blocks from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan have done nothing but further aggravate an already contentious issue. He would have done ...


ID criminals among illegal immigrants

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter is taking his time — gathering more information from a variety of groups — before deciding whether to have Colorado join a federal program to identify illegal immigrants based on fingerprints recorded upon ...


Good job, Oldo

By The Daily Sentinel

Richard Stieb was probably scared to death when he allegedly pulled a Grand Junction police dog into an irrigation ditch and tried to drown him. Who wouldn’t be frightened with a German shepherd on top of him, biting him, as police ...


Wildlife rules aren’t blocking gas drilling

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement this week that the state of Colorado has reached agreements with 10 major energy companies operating in the Piceance Basin to protect wildlife habitat on more than 355,000 acres of western Colorado’s landscape is a good ...


A careful reading of latest CSAP scores

By The Daily Sentinel

In perusing the School District 51 scores from the most recent Colorado Student Assessment Program tests, one doesn’t have to read between the lines to spot a few issues. ✔ Students in District 51 are good readers. At every grade ...


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