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Third term a charm for county officials

By The Daily Sentinel

The race for Mesa County sheriff next year could become more complicated, thanks to a ballot question that will go to the voters this fall. That’s fine with us. We think the proposal to extend term limits for the county sheriff, county ...


Catch 22 for the F-22

By The Daily Sentinel

Given the variety of folks aligned against it — including President Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and former defense officials from previous Republican administrations — it’s surprising the ...


Obama’s prescription is making many ill

By The Daily Sentinel

Although he continues to press for quick passage of health care reform legislation, President Barack Obama acknowledged this week that it may not be possible to accomplish that before the August congressional recess. It may be that the ...


Transformation in Clifton

By The Daily Sentinel

Anyone who has driven down 32 Road just north of the Colorado River lately has probably noticed the heavy equipment working east of the road. The equipment is removing sludge from what used to be the Clifton Sanitation District’s ...


To the moon, America!

By The Daily Sentinel

It was 40 years ago today that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to set foot on the moon. To those who remember watching the grainy footage of that moon walk on their black-and-white televisions, the event was the ...


Personhood revisited

By The Daily Sentinel

Voters may have rejected a personhood constitutional amendment by a margin of nearly three to one last November, but that hasn’t stopped an anti-abortion group from pushing to get a very similar plan on the ballot for 2010. The measure ...


City is tone deaf on citizen services

By The Daily Sentinel

At least Grand Junction city officials didn’t threaten to euthanize cute little animals to contend with the city’s budget crunch, but they employed the same basic tactic. City officials told the City Council last week the city may ...


Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em

By The Daily Sentinel

GIs, Marines and others, taking a break from tough and dangerous duty, will still be able to light up a cigarette, thanks to a decision this week by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. Gates did the right thing. In doing so, Gates rejected a ...


Perlmutter banks on cap-and-trade

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat who represents the 7th Congressional District in suburban Denver, got tagged in a Washington Times news story for pushing legislation that could help a so-called “green bank” in which ...


Time to stop mining like it’s 1872

By The Daily Sentinel

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar said this week that updating the General Mining Act of 1872 will be among his top priorities over the coming year. Good luck with that, Mr. Secretary. For at least 30 years now, various members of Congress ...


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