Editorials

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Extraordinary help for the local Hospice

By The Daily Sentinel

There are many generous people in this community. They give of their time, talents and treasure to help a great variety of local groups and causes. Even so, a half-million-dollar donation from individuals is a substantial gift, by any ...


WCC can remain valuable area voice

By The Daily Sentinel

Since the early 1980s, when it led a fight against a massive powerline proposal, to its more recent work on natural gas issues, Western Colorado Congress has been able to make an important claim: It is truly a regional grassroots group driven ...


Terms of enforcement

By The Daily Sentinel

So elected law enforcement officials in Mesa County want to ask voters this fall to extend their terms in office from two terms of four years each to three terms. Good for them. We’ll reiterate a point we made two years ago, when there ...


Iranians’ future in hands of clerics

By The Daily Sentinel

As hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tehran and other major Iranian cities Monday to protest Friday’s election results, the country’s supreme leader ordered a committee of clerics to investigate possible ...


Put down your legal guns, Mr. Martin

By The Daily Sentinel

When 30 SWAT officers in battle gear executed a no-knock search warrant at William Martin’s Fruitvale home in November 2007, and seized 150 of his family’s guns, we thought it was a law enforcement exercise taken to unnecessary ...


Halting history’s bandits

By The Daily Sentinel

Late last week, a Grand Junction man’s house was searched as a result of a lengthy investigation into the theft of Native American artifacts from the Four Corners region. A man residing in the house told The Daily Sentinel he is innocent ...


Complacency pandemic

By The Daily Sentinel

The World Health Organization officially declared the swine flu a global pandemic Thursday, the first time it has done so with a flu variety since the Hong Kong flu of 1968. WHO officials had been worried over the past couple months that such ...


CSU consolidation reasonable for research

By The Daily Sentinel

It is not the current state budget crisis, but a move toward greater efficiency, that is driving a plan to consolidate three Colorado State University agricultural research facilities on the Western Slope, the man in charge of the facilities ...


Election Day in Iran

By The Daily Sentinel

Friday is presidential Election Day in Iran. And, although the election will hardly be “free” in the Western sense of the term, it is creating a great deal of interest as a reformist candidate tries to unseat hardliner and ...


Pay-as-you-go won’t halt rising deficit

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that he wants Congress to pass legislation to make pay-as-you-go budgeting the law. Under his plan, most new spending would have to be offset by budget cuts in other areas or by tax increases. The idea ...


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