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Voters make it clear: ‘No’ to pot centers

By The Daily Sentinel

The vote tally on the city’s Referred Measure A Tuesday leads to several conclusions. First, and most importantly, a solid majority of voters made it clear they don’t want medical marijuana dispensaries operating out of storefront ...


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Fractured future for natural gas industry?

By The Daily Sentinel

Two compressed natural gas fueling stations are now open on the Western Slope, one in Grand Junction and one in Rifle. President Barack Obama has made natural gas transportation fuel a centerpiece of his new energy policy, whose goal is to ...


Consistency-challenged National Park Service

By The Daily Sentinel

About that precedent that National Park Service officials fear would be established if they allowed a portion of the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race to traverse Rim Rock Drive in Colorado National Monument, perhaps Park Service leaders in the ...


Scott’s calculus doesn’t add up

By The Daily Sentinel

As a candidate last year, now-state Rep. Ray Scott initially talked of rolling back entirely the changes in the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and its rules that were adopted over the past four years. When it became apparent ...


Federal budget two-step

By The Daily Sentinel

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday night that Republicans and Democrats were close to a deal on a current-year budget that would avert an April 6 government shutdown. Not so fast, responded House Speakler John Boehner on Thursday. That ...


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 ...


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