Editorials

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Efficiency demands could backfire

By The Daily Sentinel

President Obama’s desire to have the auto industry drive the country toward energy independence is a worthy enough goal. The president wants autos to burn less gasoline. He’d like the existing automobile-based transportation ...


Family planning will save our economy?

By The Daily Sentinel

There are lots of ways to stimulate an economy and American taxpayers are about to learn about some of them as Congress and President Obama study an $825 billion package ostensibly aimed to do just that. Whether building roads or fixing ...


GJ is coming to terms with its arid climate

By The Daily Sentinel

The city of Grand Junction is giving some thought to easing landscaping requirements on businesses. As things stand now, any business, commercial or industrial, that is looking to build or expand is required to install ...


TV picture remains cloudy for many

By The Daily Sentinel

Perennial procrastinators may get relief this week from Congress. The Senate has reportedly reached agreement on a bill that would delay until June 12 the transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting. Oh joy! Another four ...


If you beat ’em, you can still join ’em

By The Daily Sentinel

There was interesting and refreshing news from Denver last week. State Rep. Laura Bradford, the Collbran Republican who defeated incumbent Democrat Bernie Buescher in the House District 55 race last year, is now carrying legislation that ...


New energy plans at Interior

By The Daily Sentinel

Americans have good reason to wonder what energy policy on public lands will look like under President Barack Obama and Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar. There were a few hints last week, although Salazar didn’t reveal too much when he ...


City Council should decide on strip club

By The Daily Sentinel

Sending a controversial decision about a proposed strip club back to the Grand Junction Planning Commission probably won’t resolve the issue. The Grand Junction City Council will likely have to make the final decision in the case. It ...


Slam the brakes on ‘slowpoke’ bill

By The Daily Sentinel

The Colorado House is expected to consider a bill today that would authorize tickets and fines be issued to motorists driving less than the speed limit who are holding up five or more vehicles. It would require such slowpokes to pull over and ...


Obama’s orders

By The Daily Sentinel

Tuesday may have been devoted to ceremony for President Barack Obama, but Wednesday was all work. In his first morning on the job, Obama: •  Froze the salaries of roughly 100 White House staffers who make more than $100,000 a ...


Border surprise

By The Daily Sentinel

We, like a great many people, were pleased to see that one of George W. Bush’s final acts as president was to commute the prison sentences of two Border Patrol agents incarcerated for the shooting of a Mexican drug dealer. Ignacio Ramos ...


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