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Drilling dilemma

By The Daily Sentinel

The Army joined the battle on Friday, adding two large aircraft to the efforts of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard to corral a rapidly spreading oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. Still, it’s not clear how anyone will plug an oil leak 5,000 ...


Buddy’s killer comes clean

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not sure, even now, whether Steven Clay Romero understands what the fuss is about regarding his horrific killing last year of a dog named Buddy. But at least Romero has publicly acknowledged the fact that he killed Buddy and will ...


Taking care of count requires locals’ help

By The Daily Sentinel

Officials with the Census Bureau’s Denver regional office assured members of The Daily Sentinel editorial board Wednesday that they took seriously allegations of mismanagement in the Grand Junction local census office and reports of ...


No friends of Facebook

By The Daily Sentinel

After all we’ve seen out of Capitol Hill in recent days, it’s hardly encouraging to see four senators, including Michael Bennet of Colorado, weighing in on Facebook. Facebook, for those who don’t have a page — and yes, ...


Politics of redistricting

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s a census year, and that means the once-every-10-years exercise in gerrymandering known as redistricting is just around the corner. The battle has already begun in the Colorado Legislature, where a bill to re-establish the rules for ...


Arizona vs. feds in immigration debate

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s pretty clear that immigrants have played a major, no, make that THE major role in the history of the United States. From the Mayflower to the amazing tale of Ellis Island, the United States has always welcomed those who have a ...


Entrepreneurial approach could benefit government

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s heartening that the leaders of Grand Junction, Mesa County and School District 51 are willing to accept salary freezes and even pay reductions for themselves. Mesa County Administrator Jon Peacock’s salary remains at $125,004 ...


Residents still feeling pinch of recession

By The Daily Sentinel

The grip of the recession seems to be strengthening in many respects as more Grand Valley residents are finding as they line up for food at the Salvation Army. More people also are applying for food stamps, and the number of people needing ...


All candidates must face media scrutiny

By The Daily Sentinel

David Cox, one of three Republicans running for the open House District 54 seat, says his run-ins with the law involving alcohol are no big deal. Perhaps they are. Perhaps they are not. We’re happy to leave an immediate decision in that ...


A car loan repaid

By The Daily Sentinel

There was much ballyhoo last week — and deservedly so — when General Motors announced the repayment of $8.1 billion in loans from the governments of the United States and Canada. The loans are being repaid five years ahead of ...


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