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Don’t prosecute CIA interrogators

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama has reportedly approved a new team of elite interrogators to question important terrorism subjects. And oversight of that team will fall not to the CIA, but to a new group made up of experts from several intelligence ...


Too many people are electing not to run

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re all for School District 51 saving money, but not this way. Because there were, as of last Friday, no contested races for the three District 51 school board seats up for election this year, it’s possible the district might ...


Election news is a bit premature

By The Daily Sentinel

With more than 14 months to go until next year’s gubernatorial election, we suspect most readers aren’t yet in a frenzy, waiting to see what the latest poll numbers or political punditry indicate about the race. Still, those polls ...


The ‘Yes, but ...’ economy

By The Daily Sentinel

`The U.S. and world economies are on the verge of recovery, following the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. So spake Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in a meeting in Jackson, Wyo., last week. We’re as eager as most ...


The right choice on public safety plan

By The Daily Sentinel

Along with many others in this city, we believe the Grand Junction Police Department and its 911 emergency dispatch center truly need new facilities. But we also believe, for a variety of reasons, that it would have been a mistake to ask ...


A clunker lesson

By The Daily Sentinel

While the debate over a public option for health insurance has raged, one new government program has scored big points with both consumers and private businesses. Until now. Cash for clunkers is the federal program that provides up to $4,500 ...


Mesa State makeover

By The Daily Sentinel

Students who returned to Mesa State College this week, after a summer away from the campus, may be surprised by the changes, even if they knew the projects were in the works. A half dozen new buildings are under construction, nearing ...


Election in Afghanistan

By The Daily Sentinel

Voters in Afghanistan headed to the polls today for presidential elections, despite Taliban threats to use car bombs and other violence to disrupt the voting. The Muslim extremists have even said they will cut off the fingers of those who ...


Back to school

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s barely the middle of August and students are headed back to class throughout the Grand Valley. It seems awfully early to those of us who grew up believing it was ordained by nature that school should begin (and summer officially ...


Gov. Ritter spreads the budget-cut pain

By The Daily Sentinel

This community has certainly suffered along with the rest of the state as a result of the downturn in the national economy. Coupled with the dropoff in the natural gas industry, and the hundreds of jobs lost in that arena, one could argue the ...


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