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Earmarks epiphany

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps members of the U.S. Senate got the message from voters after all. At least the unexpected death Thursday night of the earmark-laden $1.2 trillion budget bill is an indication many senators heard voters’ complaints about ...


Not-so blind justice

By The Daily Sentinel

In Eagle County, it seems, the kind of plea deal you receive as a criminal defendant depends on your financial situation. Martin Erzinger, a Denver-based financial manager who oversees $1 billion in investments, avoided a felony charge and ...


She’s been there, done that

By The Daily Sentinel

They’re having a get-together at the Commons in Grand Junction Saturday. It’s being called “Henrietta Hay’s Been There Done That Open House.” Hay served as a regular columnist for The Daily Sentinel for more than ...


Udall’s frustration

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall might want to listen to the words of his Colorado colleague, Sen. Michael Bennet, who talked about the lame-duck session of Congress a couple of weeks ago. “The whole thing is rigged,” Bennet said. Earlier ...


Medical marijuana

Another smokin’ ballot measure

By The Daily Sentinel

Five months after a ban on medical marijuana centers was approved by voters of Mesa County, including those who reside within Grand Junction, city voters will have a second opportunity to cast ballots on the issue. The Grand Junction City ...


Defining war success

By The Daily Sentinel

When President Barack Obama today releases a review of U.S. progress and strategy in Afghanistan, he probably won’t dwell on two intelligence reports, the details of which were presented to some members of Congress last week. The New ...


Feeding demand

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s little question that residents of the western environs of Grand Junction — both the growing northwestern sector and close-in portions of the Redlands — have been eager for a supermarket closer to their ...


Rough road for gravel pit

By The Daily Sentinel

The issue that doomed a gravel-pit proposal on Orchard Mesa this week was the same thing that temporarily derailed the plan last summer — serious safety concerns along 29 3/4 Road. As Grand Junction City Councilman Tom Kenyon noted ...


21st century imperative: Protect computer data

By The Daily Sentinel

Coming on the heels of the WikiLeaks release of hundreds of thousands of supposedly secure U.S. State Department cables and the news that decades’ worth of Mesa County Sheriff’s Department records were inadvertently made available ...


Cuccinelli

Courting confusion on insurance mandate

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re keeping tabs, the score is now 2-1 for the individual insurance mandate in the federal health care law passed by Congress last spring. Two federal judges — one in Michigan and one in Virginia — have said the ...


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