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A stimulating project

By The Daily Sentinel

As President Barack Obama prepares to push his economic stimulus package in Congress, communities around the country are developing massive wish lists of projects they hope to get funded with the anticipated federal revenue. We’re happy ...


Obama enlists us in founders’ mission

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama clearly derives inspiration from Abraham Lincoln, who, like Obama, was an underdog Illinois politician elected president during a national crisis. Obama retraced Lincoln’s inauguration train trip from Illinois to ...


President Obama inaugurates a new era

By The Daily Sentinel

There is, without question, immense historical significance attached to the ceremony taking place in Washington, D.C., today. Barack Obama is the first African-American to be elected president of these United States. True, his mother was white ...


Dominguez deserves official protection

By The Daily Sentinel

One of the jewels of the Western Slope will receive additional protection under a bill that passed the Senate last Thursday. Because similar bills have passed the House previously, the measure is not expected to face substantial opposition in ...


Gov. Ritter looks to spread the pain

By The Daily Sentinel

Say this for Gov. Bill Ritter’s budget-cutting proposal released last Friday. He is attempting to spread the pain equitably, even among some of his pet projects. Faced with an expected budget shortfall of $604 million in the current ...


Next council may include Reford redux

By The Daily Sentinel

Six years after he left the Grand Junction City Council, Reford Theobold wants another shot at the office. We wish him good luck. Theobold served the city well during his 18 years on the council. And, though we had our share of differences ...


City should purchase Brady Trucking land

By The Daily Sentinel

City Clerk Stephanie Tuin’s decision Friday makes it unlikely voters will have the option in April to overturn the controversial industrial zoning for Brady Trucking. Even so, there will be continuing hard feelings about the dispute ...


Secretary Clinton

By The Daily Sentinel

Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has long had her sights set on a desk in the Oval Office at the White House, will instead soon be moving into the big office at the U.S. State Department headquarters in Foggy Bottom. The Senate Foreign Relations ...


Sun may shine brightly on Cameo

By The Daily Sentinel

Sunshine could begin to usurp coal as a producer of electricity at the Cameo Generating Station in De Beque Canyon, and that could end up being a benefit to both the environment and the area’s economy. Xcel Energy, which owns the Cameo ...


Geithner not only leader with taxing questions

By The Daily Sentinel

Timothy Geithner, the man President-elect Barack Obama nominated to be his treasury secretary, is in hot water — and his confirmation hearing has been delayed in the Senate — because he failed to pay Social Security and Medicare ...


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