Editorials

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Palin’s predicament

By The Daily Sentinel

Why did she do it? Members of the nation’s political establishment asked themselves that repeatedly over the weekend. Even the cable news networks took a brief hiatus from the all-Michael Jackson news coverage to wonder: Why did Sarah ...


The deadbeat state

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s what you’ll receive in California for the time being if you are due a refund on your state income tax: An IOU. You’ll get a piece of paper saying the state owes you money but, well, it doesn’t actually have the ...


A Grand plan

By The Daily Sentinel

More details of what is being called the City Catalyst Project Development Plan are expected to be made public in August. But, in concept, the proposal offers a number of benefits for the community. Under the Catalyst plan, a handful of local ...


Investment scheme snared hard workers

By The Daily Sentinel

Mary Ellen Coffee is a 77-year-old Montrose widow who cleaned houses for a living and raised four children. She invested — carefully, she thought — inheritances from her husband and parents, in the hopes that she would be able to ...


Happy Fourth of July

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s only July 3, of course. But, since The Daily Sentinel doesn’t publish a Commentary Page on Saturday, we decided to offer the salutation a day early. Besides, early in our history, there was some dispute over what date should ...


Historic blunder puts city in a tough spot

By The Daily Sentinel

We don’t envy Grand Junction City Council members or city staffers working with them on the proposed bed and breakfast being considered for the historic area on North Seventh Street. Because somebody with the city 25 years ago failed to ...


Pete Mattivi, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

There are plenty of people who can legitimately claim to have devoted a portion of their lives in service to their communities. But few can claim the legacy that Pete Mattivi did in Garfield County, and New Castle in particular. Few of the ...


Anger at fee hikes should be no surprise

By The Daily Sentinel

Here we are, just a few days into Colorado’s new fiscal year — the time when many of the new laws passed by the Legislature take effect — and state officials are already examining how to fix part of one of those laws. In ...


City can set rules for handout seekers

By The Daily Sentinel

It may be for the best that the city of Grand Junction’s hastily developed ordinances regarding panhandling and solicitation were killed this week. With questions such as how the rules might affect charitable organizations seeking ...


‘Extraordinarily evil’

By The Daily Sentinel

Few people are going to shed tears for Bernard Madoff, even though the 71-year-old con man is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. As the judge who sentenced Madoff to 150 years behind bars said, the crimes Madoff committed were ...


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