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The Grabe tragedy

By The Daily Sentinel

Any way you look at it, the murder of Jacob Grabe was family tragedy different from most killings that occur. This wasn’t a murder that stemmed from sex, money, drugs or other such causes. There was Jacob, a 13-year-old special-needs ...


Offshore drilling may expand now

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that his administration will open significant offshore areas to oil and gas exploration is welcome news. Coastal waters that have been off limits for 20 years — including the Eastern ...


Politics of pettiness promote real violence

By The Daily Sentinel

Don’t like what the other side is doing in America’s ongoing political battles? You can attack them, as so many people are unfortunately doing these days, by demonizing and applying scatological nicknames to those who think ...


‘Bus’ Bergman and Lou Grasso, R.I.P.

By The Daily Sentinel

Walter “Bus” Bergman and Lou Grasso had a number of interests in common. Both loved baseball and both were intimately involved with the National Junior College World Series held annually in Grand Junction. But more importantly, ...


Personhood measure must be rejected again

By The Daily Sentinel

Coloradans will once again be given the opportunity — if that’s what you want to call it — to define a fetus as “a person” from its earliest stages of development, and thereby attempt to ban abortion. Last Friday, ...


District 51 appropriately cautious on four-day school week

By The Daily Sentinel

On the face of it, switching school calendars from a five-day week to a four-day week sounds like an easy way to save a chunk of change. School buses could run one day less each week. Utilities could presumably be cut by 20 percent. And hours ...


Lawmakers need education on TABOR

By Staff

There’s no question most school districts in Colorado — like governments at every level — are facing tough budget decisions right now. But a proposal being pushed by some Democratic state lawmakers and education advocates ...


A quick campaign fix?

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s campaign finance laws need to be amended in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this year that struck down restrictions in federal law similar to some limitations in Colorado law. The question is whether the state ...


Petulance on parade

By The Daily Sentinel

The rules of etiquette, as we recall from elementary school, frowned on temper tantrums by the losers in any playground competition. But, even if some defeated competitor stomped off the field in anger, it would have been unthinkable for that ...


The tragedy at the Timbers

By The Daily Sentinel

It is easy, in the calm of your living room or the comfort of your office, to decide with clear-headed logic what two Grand Junction police officers should have done when they were confronted by a drunk and belligerent man at the Timbers Motel ...


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