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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 ...


Discrimination is not the way to fight bias

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Supreme Court set some important limits on discrimination Monday — prohibiting reverse discrimination against one group of employees in the name of preventing potential discrimination against others. The case involving New ...


Europe charges ahead with needed technology

By The Daily Sentinel

Among the great issues of the day, this is not one. But the possible end to one of life’s little annoyances should not pass without comment. Soon, the days of all the members of a household trying to remember which cell phone charger ...


Ritter’s painful budget message on target

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter issued an edict to state agencies late last week that no doubt caused a great deal of heartburn to both agency heads and their employees: Come up with a plan to cut your budgets by 10 percent, the governor said. Decide which ...


Our prescription for health care reform

By The Daily Sentinel

Not since the early days of the Clinton administration has this country engaged in such a robust debate about health care. Now, as then, the countless interlocking pieces of the health care puzzle, the massive amounts of information and the ...


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