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Starbucks brews up a weak compromise

By The Daily Sentinel

Lost in the hub-bub over AIG bonuses, basketball tournaments and new bank bailout plans was news over the weekend of a proposed compromise on the highly controversial union card-check legislation. But the compromise would still make it ...


Its bearly spring

By The Daily Sentinel

Perhaps the pair of bears that were hanging out near the West End Lift at Powderhorn Ski Resort last week — and forced the premature closing of that lift — will decide they got out of bed too early. Yes, spring officially arrived ...


Dominguez and other lands poised for congressional approval

By The Daily Sentinel

It looks like this time may be the charm for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area — and for millions of other acres of public lands in the United States. Last Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a revised version of the ...


Gas rules will not be inconsequential

By The Daily Sentinel

In all likelihood, the new gas-drilling regulations developed by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be approved by the state Senate this week and sent on to Gov. Bill Ritter for his signature. If that happens, the bulk of ...


The AIG distraction

By The Daily Sentinel

We are as outraged as anyone about the unconscionable bonuses paid to AIG executives who helped bring the company down. But we quickly are becoming just as outraged with a Congress that fritters away valuable time grandstanding about the AIG ...


Oil (shale), water may mix poorly

By The Daily Sentinel

The study released this week by a Boulder-based environmental group isn’t the definitive word on how much water will be needed for commercial oil-shale development. But it reiterates what this newspaper and many others in Colorado have ...


Weeds, wind and fire

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s the burning season in Mesa County, when ditches, fields and backyard organic material may legally be burned. But just because open burning is legal doesn’t mean every day is appropriate for burning. Witness the fire on the ...


Theobold in District D

By The Daily Sentinel

Reford Theobold is no doubt already a pain in the posterior to Grand Junction City Manager Laurie Kadrich and members of the City Council. After all, the former City Council member who hopes to be elected again in April has been asking ...


Open records law needs more openness

By The Daily Sentinel

Daily Sentinel sports writer Allen Gemaehlich ran into an anomaly in the Colorado Open Records Act this week while working on a story about the finalists for the job of women’s basketball coach at Mesa State College. The state law ...


Kenyon in District A

By The Daily Sentinel

Both candidates running for the District A seat on the Grand Junction City Council have abundant experience managing large organizations with substantial budgets. But Tom Kenyon’s experience is more directly related to this community and ...


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