Editorials

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President has right to choose his people

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans in the U.S. Senate secured enough votes Wednesday to block the nomination of David Hayes to be second in command at the Department of Interior. That’s too bad, because Republicans are using the same tactic they frequently ...


Planning commissioner veered off course

By The Daily Sentinel

Members of the Mesa County Planning Commission have the right to speak their minds, just as other county residents do. But it doesn’t serve the county well when they make unsubstantiated claims against a developer. Planning Commission ...


School District 51’s growth problems

By The Daily Sentinel

A little more than six months ago, voters in School District 51 narrowly rejected a pair of ballot measures to build and operate new schools. This despite predictions that the District 51 student population was growing so rapidly that ...


Medicare troubles are a warning on health care

By The Daily Sentinel

Those folks in Congress and at the White House who are eagerly finagling to pass a health-care reform package that would put this nation on the path toward universal, government-sponsored health care should take a close look at the report ...


Iran’s political prisoner

By The Daily Sentinel

American journalist Roxana Saberi was freed from an Iranian prison Monday after being held almost four months as an alleged U.S. spy. Saberi was the victim of politics, Iranian style. But she also appears to have been the beneficiary of a ...


Equal sign rules for all subdivisions

By The Daily Sentinel

The president of the Grand View Subdivision Homeowners’ Association says the fight with a few residents of the subdivision over the display of political signs in their lawns last fall wasn’t about the First Amendment and political ...


The ‘It could be worse’ rally

By The Daily Sentinel

U.S. stocks rallied strongly Friday, apparently buoyed by unfavorable economic news that wasn’t as bad as expected. For instance, the latest jobs report from the U.S. Department Labor showed that employers across the country trimmed a ...


Renaissance on the riverfront?

By The Daily Sentinel

It was 1987 — and Mesa County was in the midst of a severe recession as a result of the oil-shale bust a few years earlier — when the Grand Junction/Mesa County Riverfront Commission was formed. Despite the tough economic times, ...


New TSA rules are flight risk

By The Daily Sentinel

If the Transportation Security Administration has its way, security at Grand Junction Regional Airport and many smaller airports could be tighter come June 1. At least the inconvenience factor will definitely be higher. That is, unless ...


Ungrounded communication

By The Daily Sentinel

The report released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how quickly some afflictions can spread in today’s high-tech world. In a little more than five years, the United States has gone from a country in ...


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