Editorials

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A pikeminnow’s progressThe report last week that a Colorado pikeminnow had been captured in th

By The Daily Sentinel

The report last week that a Colorado pikeminnow had been captured in the Colorado River in De Beque Canyon may not have been the most closely monitored bit of news in a week of high school graduations, Denver Nuggets victories and the usual ...


Car casualties arrive on the Western Slope

By The Daily Sentinel

We were pleased to see that Grand Junction Chrysler Jeep will retain its Chrysler dealership, despite Chrysler’s bankruptcy filing and the resulting decisions to eliminate nearly 800 dealerships nationwide. Other dealers in the region, ...


Sheriff’s department unfairly accused

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s understandable that Frank Birgfeld wants to make sure that the investigation into the disappearance of his daughter two years ago was handled as professionally as possible. But attacking the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department ...


Why the silence about ‘Islam Day’?

By The Daily Sentinel

And just why, we can’t help but ask, is the ACLU not enjoying the sunny beaches of Hawaii at the moment? Or the Grand Junction atheists, for that matter? They both could find, in our 50th state, a cause that makes prayer before Mesa ...


Time to bury cap-and-trade bill

By The Daily Sentinel

There was marginally good news this week on Democrats’ proposed cap-and-trade legislation, which is ostensibly aimed at curbing global-warming carbon emissions. California Rep. Henry Waxman and others announced they were scaling back ...


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 ...


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