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So long, Mr. Weiner

By Staff

We admit the headline above sounds like a dirty joke. But, given Congressman Anthony Weiner’s last name and the sex messages he has admitted sending, it’s all but impossible to refer to him without producing smirks. Even some ...

Redistricting as it should be

By The Daily Sentinel

The legislative redistricting process that continued in Denver Monday is not quite the antithesis of the highly politicized congressional redistricting effort that imploded in the state Legislature earlier this year, but it is an example of ...

Gas pains and gains

By The Daily Sentinel

Prices for natural gas futures have risen more than 17 percent the past three months, and they continued to gain last week, in part due to the ongoing heat wave blanketing much of the East Coast and Midwest. That’s because natural gas ...

Montrose No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s easy to understand Montrose City Councilman Thomas Smits’ anger, expressed during a public meeting Tuesday night. It seems two of his colleagues on the council, Councilwomen Carol McDermott and Gail Marvel, took it upon ...

Excess baggage

By The Daily Sentinel

Delta Airlines and several others beat a hasty retreat this week after coming under attack from some U.S. soldiers upset about the airline’s fees for excess baggage. It was the only sensible strategic action for the airline, which ...

Downtown revival

By The Daily Sentinel

Main Street will come alive this afternoon and evening with the opening of the 2011 American National Bank Farmers Market in downtown Grand Junction, an event that will take place each Thursday until Sept. 15. Equally important, the event will ...

Immigrants vs. Gessler

By The Daily Sentinel

There are a number of reasons to be critical of Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s crusade to gain more legal authority for his office over voter registration in the name of preventing voter fraud. For starters, while he continues to ...


Tipton’s staff largess demands explanation

By The Daily Sentinel

For a man who campaigned as a hard-core fiscal conservative — who told people in Colorado that no one should expect to be immune from his efforts to trim the federal budget — it’s disappointing to see that Republican 3rd ...

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Name change is law

By The Daily Sentinel

The institution currently known as Mesa State College will officially become Colorado Mesa University on Aug. 10, thanks to legislation that was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper Monday. That legislation represents more than just a ...

Email illumination

By The Daily Sentinel

There are legitimate concerns that make members of the Grand Junction City Council hesitant about making all of their city-related emails easily accessible to the public. A major one is that such ready accessibility — perhaps at an ...

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