Editorials

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Gabrielle Giffords

Shooting scapegoats

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s easy, in the wake of the horrible attack in Arizona Saturday, to assign blame to others for the actions of an apparently deranged man. It’s also dangerously simplistic. Choose a favorite bogeyman. Point out odious statements ...


Ritter served state well

By The Daily Sentinel

When Gov. Bill Ritter hands over responsibilities of the state executive to John Hickenlooper Tuesday, it will mark the end of what Ritter has said was a frustrating four years. It’s no surprise that Ritter’s tenure as governor ...


Going nuclear

By The Daily Sentinel

The approval of a controversial $150 million uranium mill in Montrose County’s West End doesn’t mean we’re headed back to the bad old days of unregulated mill production that resulted in costly, taxpayer-funded cleanups ...


Grill decision was well done

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to members of the Grand Junction City Council. They evidently recognized the horrible message they would send if they booted a private contractor from food-service operations at two municipal golf courses in favor of a ...


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 ...


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