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010411 Montrose Guard

Godspeed to the 928th

By The Daily Sentinel

For 85 members of a regional National Guard unit and their families, 2011 may be a long and uncertain year. The Montrose-based 928th Area Support Medical Company National Guard unit is shipping out this week for a year’s deployment in ...

Trucking troubles

By The Daily Sentinel

It is unfortunate that a local business which followed the rules in seeking a zoning change for land it owns along the Colorado River in Grand Junction has been left in a form of legal purgatory for nearly three years. A Colorado Court of ...

Council should examine grill plan in more detail

By The Daily Sentinel

The proposal by the Grand Junction Parks Department to replace the private contractor that operates the Pi&#241on Grill restaurant at Tiara Rado Golf Course and the snack bar at Lincoln Park with a city-owned concessionaire demands careful ...

Some elect to work for us

By The Daily Sentinel

As the year ends, many elected officials who have served admirably will be moving on, due to voters’ wishes, term limits or their own decisions. They also deserve recognition. The columns below are by two men who clearly fit that bill. ...

123110 Monika Todd

Todd served county well

By The Daily Sentinel

The young immigrant from Germany had no idea when she took a job with the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s Office 33 years ago that she was embarking on a lengthy and distinguished career in public service. But that’s exactly what ...

Douglas Bruce

Secret campaign deserves hefty fine

By The Daily Sentinel

It was welcome news that an administrative law judge in Denver this week fined a charity created by anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce $11,300 for violating state campaign law by pushing three government-crippling ballot measures in ...


Smoothing troubled waters

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter’s announcement last week that he will create a River Access Mediation Panel offers hope that some of the most contentious disputes between boaters and private landowners can be resolved without legal action. But, ...

Iraq looks to future

By The Daily Sentinel

When the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq occurs next March, it will be with the fewest number of U.S. troops there since the invasion. U.S. troop strength dropped to less than 50,000 in August, and reductions continue. Moreover, ...

Death of a dispute?

By The Daily Sentinel

Hawaii Gov.-elect Neil Abercrombie said one of his top priorities in office will be to end the dispute over whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Good luck with that. While it’s certainly an admirable goal to put ...

Wilderness ping-pong

By The Daily Sentinel

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar last week re-ignited a long-simmering dispute in the West about potential wilderness areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management. Salazar’s edict on Thursday ordered the BLM to identify and ...

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