Editorials

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Winter arrives, exuberantly

By The Daily Sentinel

Today is officially the first day of winter — the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year. As if to put an exclamation point on that fact, a winter storm arrived in the Colorado mountains Sunday evening and it is forecast to ...


‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ deservedly shot down

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s been 17 years since the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays serving in the military was implemented during the first year of the Clinton administration. Seventeen years from now, we expect, people ...


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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 ...


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