Editorials

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Renewal of labor battle marks this Labor Day

By The Daily Sentinel

This Labor Day, if you haven’t headed for the mountains, river canyons or area hiking and biking trails, you may find time to watch a little television. And if you do, it’s possible you’ll see advertisements urging you to ...


Annexation steps

By The Daily Sentinel

Petitions that began circulating this week in the north Fruitvale area could lead to annexation of that part of the Grand Valley to the city of Grand Junction, and that’s fine with us. We have long argued that it makes sense to have the ...


Stimulus tracking

By The Daily Sentinel

Some folks in state agencies are upset that Gov. Bill Ritter has ordered the agencies to set aside a portion of federal stimulus money to monitor the spending of that money. They are worried that the edict means less money will be available ...


Unnecessary prosecutions?

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re anything but astonished to see that former Grand Junction police officer Richard Bacher was found not guilty of misdemeanor assault in his jury trial this week. Here was a guy, working on a rifle in a local gun shop — a ...


Political Indoctrination 101

By The Daily Sentinel

As if his intentions for adults weren’t enough, that cunning President Barack Obama has devised a plan to inculcate America’s youngsters with his liberal ideology. At least that’s the response of many conservatives to the ...


Main Street makeover critical for heart of city

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no question Grand Junction’s Main Street shopping park has been the central attraction of the city’s downtown area for nearly half a century. There’s also little doubt that much of the work done in the 1960s is ...


System failures

By The Daily Sentinel

Two news items this week demonstrate that laws may be passed, and oversight established, but they mean little when enforcement agencies fail to act. A report out of Washington, D.C., Wednesday says the Securities and Exchange Commission ...


More are merrier in U.S. Senate race

By The Daily Sentinel

When Gov. Bill Ritter appointed Michael Bennet to replace Ken Salazar in the U.S. Senate early this year, it was expected Bennet would have an inside track in keeping his seat in the 2010 election. Bennet has made the most of his ...


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 ...


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