Editorials

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Gov. Ritter secures a necessary policy

By The Daily Sentinel

When Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday announced Colorado would join 35 other states in signing onto the federal Secure Communities program, he did so amid shouts of protest from immigrant-rights advocates. That’s too bad, because Secure ...


Americans drive on in multitude of brands

By The Daily Sentinel

With the exception of those who believe we should be living in caves and commuting on dinosaurs, the news that U.S. auto sales rose 11 percent in 2010 is welcome, indeed. It hints at an economic recovery for the nation, and steady jobs in the ...


010511 Reeves Brown

Brown leaves big shoes to fill

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper chose wisely in nominating Club 20 Executive Director Reeves Brown to head the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Brown has a solid record of accomplishment, not just during his decade at the helm of the ...


Inspector Issa

By The Daily Sentinel

When the 112th Congress is sworn in today, California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa expects to hit the ground running as new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He’s already got a half-dozen investigations ...


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 ...


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