Editorials

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Bus-stop blues

By The Daily Sentinel

In a perfect world, the city of Grand Junction and its partners in funding Grand Valley Transit would be able to pour unlimited financial resources into the local bus service to ensure it meets the needs of all who use it. But this ...


Thief’s actions were appropriately flagged

By The Daily Sentinel

Troy Milam received much more than a slap on the wrist for stealing a flag from his Glade Park neighbor last year, and that’s entirely appropriate. Additionally, Judge Bruce Raaum made a point of telling Milam how out of line his ...


Information lacking on patrolman’s arrest

By The Daily Sentinel

A typical news release from the Grand Junction Police Department regarding the arrest of an individual suspected in a crime involves critical information such as the time of arrest, the location where the arrest was made and, most importantly, ...


Hypocrisy in Massachusetts

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Edward Kennedy’s funeral has barely been completed, but a political war is already under way over how to replace the Democratic icon. It’s a conflict that Kennedy himself helped initiate, one that highlights the hypocrisy of ...


Natural gas outlook isn’t entirely bleak

By The Daily Sentinel

Natural gas prices last week tumbled to their lowest level in seven years. U.S. supplies of gas are at an all-time high. And the number of drill rigs operating in the Piceance Basin of western Colorado is a quarter of what it was a year ...


Pandering to the panic crowd

By The Daily Sentinel

We need to be cautious about the swine flu. We also need to be cautious about overblown predictions of the havoc swine flu might cause. And there have been some overblown predictions of late. That’s not just our point of view. ...


Two-year permits are a sensible idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado ought to mirror the federal government in the length of time its oil and gas drilling permits are valid — two years instead of the state’s current one-year limit. Gas industry officials have made that request to the ...


Kennedy legacy appears lost today

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. Edward Kennedy, who died Tuesday of a brain tumor, was loved by millions of people and reviled by almost as many. But even his longtime opponents respected one aspect of his political character — his ability to work with people of ...


Armchair lawmakers

By The Daily Sentinel

There is something interesting, to say the least, in state lawmakers raising questions about budget cuts now being made by Gov. Bill Ritter to deal with an estimated shortfall of more than $300 million in this year’s budget and a ...


Elections are the cost of democracy

By The Daily Sentinel

The Mesa County Commissioners are apparently wondering whether an election is worth the cost. The answer should be a resounding, “Yes.” The 2009 off-year election was never expected to be a big political contest. There were to be ...


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