Editorials

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Cost versus need in public safety equation

By The Daily Sentinel

We wouldn’t claim for a moment that the $25 million public safety project that was considered by city officials in 2005 would meet all the needs of the Grand Junction Police and Fire Departments. We accept the statements of Police Chief ...


Budget plan harms colleges, businesses

By The Daily Sentinel

In attempting to deal with looming budget shortfalls, the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee has come up with a proposal that intentionally pits workers and businesses against Colorado’s colleges and universities. The JBC wants ...


More to be done for Meth Task Force

By The Daily Sentinel

The idea of continuing the legal authorization for an optional government entity in the midst of bleak economic times would ordinarily draw robust criticism, especially from fiscal conservatives. Not so with the state’s Methamphetamine ...


Activist may win his bid to go to jail

By The Daily Sentinel

Tim DeChristopher could end up in prison and face a six-figure fine for his juvenile efforts to disrupt a gas lease in Utah last year. That’s fine with us. DeChristopher has been painted as a hero by some folks on the left, but his ...


Re-Bruce, Part II

By The Daily Sentinel

The Mesa County commissioners apparently spooked Democrats in the Legislature when they talked of school districts “re-Brucing” to make up for the mill-levy freeze. The School Finance Act, introduced in the Legislature this week, ...


Conscience clause deserves to live

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama picked a fight with abortion opponents early last month when his administration published a proposal to rescind a Bush administration regulation codifying a conscience clause for medical providers who are opposed to ...


Salesman in chief

By The Daily Sentinel

Hearing President Barack Obama talk about the U.S. auto industry Monday was a little like listening to a car salesman talk about a vehicle that’s “just right for you.” You know there are some gems of truth in what the ...


An unsatisfactory resolution to Fine-Gallagher murders

By The Daily Sentinel

Barring some unexpected future revelation — say a newly discovered letter from Stefan Martin-Urban — we will probably never know why Martin-Urban shot and killed Grand Junction dentist Terry Fine and retired teacher Flo Gallagher ...


Bus stop?

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s not hard to understand the frustration of Grand Junction Mayor Gregg Palmer with respect to Grand Valley Transit. Four years after the city asked officials with the local bus service to look at other sources of funding — ...


A severance tax retreat

By The Daily Sentinel

It seems like only yesterday that state and local elected officials of both parties were trying to determine how best to divide up the embarrassment of riches that was coming from the state’s severance tax which was projected to grow ...


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