Editorials

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City Council should decide on strip club

By The Daily Sentinel

Sending a controversial decision about a proposed strip club back to the Grand Junction Planning Commission probably won’t resolve the issue. The Grand Junction City Council will likely have to make the final decision in the case. It ...


Slam the brakes on ‘slowpoke’ bill

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado House is expected to consider a bill today that would authorize tickets and fines be issued to motorists driving less than the speed limit who are holding up five or more vehicles. It would require such slowpokes to pull over and ...


Obama’s orders

By The Daily Sentinel

Tuesday may have been devoted to ceremony for President Barack Obama, but Wednesday was all work. In his first morning on the job, Obama: •  Froze the salaries of roughly 100 White House staffers who make more than $100,000 a ...


Border surprise

By The Daily Sentinel

We, like a great many people, were pleased to see that one of George W. Bush’s final acts as president was to commute the prison sentences of two Border Patrol agents incarcerated for the shooting of a Mexican drug dealer. Ignacio Ramos ...


A stimulating project

By The Daily Sentinel

As President Barack Obama prepares to push his economic stimulus package in Congress, communities around the country are developing massive wish lists of projects they hope to get funded with the anticipated federal revenue. We’re happy ...


Obama enlists us in founders’ mission

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama clearly derives inspiration from Abraham Lincoln, who, like Obama, was an underdog Illinois politician elected president during a national crisis. Obama retraced Lincoln’s inauguration train trip from Illinois to ...


President Obama inaugurates a new era

By The Daily Sentinel

There is, without question, immense historical significance attached to the ceremony taking place in Washington, D.C., today. Barack Obama is the first African-American to be elected president of these United States. True, his mother was white ...


Dominguez deserves official protection

By The Daily Sentinel

One of the jewels of the Western Slope will receive additional protection under a bill that passed the Senate last Thursday. Because similar bills have passed the House previously, the measure is not expected to face substantial opposition in ...


Gov. Ritter looks to spread the pain

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this for Gov. Bill Ritter’s budget-cutting proposal released last Friday. He is attempting to spread the pain equitably, even among some of his pet projects. Faced with an expected budget shortfall of $604 million in the current ...


Next council may include Reford redux

By The Daily Sentinel

Six years after he left the Grand Junction City Council, Reford Theobold wants another shot at the office. We wish him good luck. Theobold served the city well during his 18 years on the council. And, though we had our share of differences ...


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