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Democrats object to uncharitable changes

By The Daily Sentinel

One part of President Barack Obama’s plan to have the wealthy pay more taxes is under fire in Congress this week — from Democrats. They have legitimate reason to oppose the president’s plan. The best-known portion of ...


City adds needed industrial property

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s more vacant industrial land in Grand Junction now — and in an appropriate location — thanks to action taken by the Grand Junction City Council Wednesday night. The council approved the rezoning to light industrial of ...


Drunken-driving plague demands police action

By The Daily Sentinel

The list of people killed in recent weeks in Mesa County as a result of alcohol-related driving is tragically long. It includes: •  Samantha Loy. •  Juhn Fullmer IV. •  Diana Luttrall. •   ...


Mixed message on roads

By The Daily Sentinel

Within days after approving a new highway-funding plan that includes raising fees on all vehicles registered in Colorado, Democrats in the state Legislature appear to be looking for ways to reduce money flowing to highways. The Colorado ...


Brady petition truckin’ into court

By The Daily Sentinel

The latest installment in the Brady Trucking rezoning saga will take place inside a Mesa County courtroom. We can only hope that it is close to the final episode. As we have said repeatedly throughout this story, we don’t believe the ...


Love with a small town

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County officials and those with the town of De Beque aren’t exactly cozying up to each other like romantic teenagers. But their relationship is considerably warmer than it was a few months ago, and that’s welcome news. Nobody ...


Rowland’s gun idea deserves to be shot down

By The Daily Sentinel

Keeping public buildings safe and secure, both for the employees who work in them and the citizens who visit, is one of the most important responsibilities of government. And the task has, without question, gotten more difficult in recent ...


Seven Aphorisms axed

By The Daily Sentinel

A tiny religious group won’t be able to place its own monument — containing the group’s “Seven Aphorisms” — next to a monument with the words of the Ten Commandments engraved on it in a park in the city of ...


Out of Iraq

By The Daily Sentinel

United States involvement in the Iraq war will end on Aug. 31, 2010, roughly 18 months from today. So decreed President Barack Obama in an announcement made last Thursday. That’s great. We are now six years into this war, and nearly ...


Persistence may pay for rec-center advocates

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this for Sally Schaefer and other members of Grand Valley Recreation Resources: They are not quitters. They have not allowed the worst economic recession in 70 years to make them abandon their dreams for a publicly funded recreation ...


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