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Murdoch’s mess

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s an almost palpable sense of glee in many of the news stories recounting the unfolding scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and illegal phone hacking. That glee almost approaches the giddy excitement with which ...


Grand Junction is open for business

By The Daily Sentinel

The business of attracting and maintaining business in Grand Junction received a boost last week when Forbes.com listed this community as the 12th best small city in the country for business and careers. Couple that with the CNBC.com report ...


Keeping fees grounded

By The Daily Sentinel

The airline industry is not enthusiastically embracing a Department of Transportation rule proposed Friday, which would require airlines to disclose how much they make on fees — such as for pillows or snacks — and list whether they ...


Target: child obesity

By The Daily Sentinel

Two ideas were put forth this week in an effort to rein in child obesity — one small but encouraging, the other urging an outrageous new standard of government control. Neither idea will end our epidemic of child obesity. But they both ...


Pot vote in Palisade?

By The Daily Sentinel

When it comes to medical marijuana dispensaries, Mesa County won’t be mistaken for Denver, where there are reportedly more dispensaries than Starbucks coffee shops. Mesa County has a total of one dispensary now, operating in the town of ...


The bad and the ugly

By The Daily Sentinel

Unfortunately, there is little “good” in the current dispute over raising the federal debt limit, just “bad” and “ugly,” even though nearly everyone understands the U.S. debt limit must be increased or we ...


Sarmo says so long

By The Daily Sentinel

Tim Sarmo’s five years as Palisade town administrator have included some major changes for the town, and some stormy times, as well. Through it all, Sarmo has remained a quiet professional administrator, a booster for the town and its ...


Patience was key to injury-free arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

The damage that occurred during the standoff and subsequent arrest of a gun-firing assailant near 32 Road Sunday amounted to some tear gas residue in a duplex apartment, a smashed mirror in one of the units and other, relatively minor property ...


Optimism out of misery

By The Daily Sentinel

Last week’s jobs report — federal officials confirmed only 18,000 jobs were created in June — was a gut-punch for all of us. Economists expected much more robust growth. The national unemployment figures increased to a ...


The skinny on why we’re fat

By The Daily Sentinel

We choked on our cola when we read last week that 19.8 percent of Colorado’s residents are obese. But we threw the soda can across the newsroom when we read that Colorado’s rate is the lowest in the nation. Pull up the Sansabelt ...


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