Editorials

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Our endorsements

By The Daily Sentinel

The following is a recap of The Daily Sentinel’s endorsements for items that appear on the ballot in Mesa County. If an item on the ballot is not listed here, we have not taken a position on it. ELECTED OFFICIALS Presidential ...


Higher taxes for Joe the Plumber?

By The Daily Sentinel

Joe Wurzelbacher, AKA Joe the Plumber, is the most famous plumber in America today. He’s been highlighted in the news. A picture of him with Barack Obama has been all over television and the Internet. And most importantly, he was the ...


Free speech and the Planning Commission

By The Daily Sentinel

Bill Pitts has never been afraid to speak his mind. As a candidate for Mesa County commissioner in the 1980s, as a citizen of the Grand Valley and businessman and as a member of the Grand Junction Planning Commission, he has frequently made ...


Poor choice in 3rd District

By The Daily Sentinel

We have for several years made known our dissatisfaction with the current incumbent in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, Democrat John Salazar. His avowed support of earmarks at a time when people across the political spectrum have ...


Clifton conundrum

By The Daily Sentinel

Here’s some information that should come as no surprise: Clifton and Fruitvale residents want to keep their property taxes low, but their level of government services high. In that regard, the denizens of Clifton and Fruitvale are like ...


City seems oblivious to economic reality

By The Daily Sentinel

Nobody can accuse the city of Grand Junction of being politically astute. The city, in its infinite lack of wisdom, has decided this is a good year to raise fees on water, sewer, trash, parking, golf and various other recreation ...


Raising the ante in White House race

By The Daily Sentinel

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain each rolled out new proposals this week to aid the ailing economy with another infusion of taxpayer dollars. Obama’s plan would cost an estimated $60 billion, but the supposedly ...


Incomprehensible

By The Daily Sentinel

There is no sensible explanation for the Saturday shooting that took the lives of two well-respected Grand Junction residents and injured two others. There is no apparent connection between local dentist Dr. Terry Fine, retired Grand Junction ...


Three dollars a gallon gasoline?

By The Daily Sentinel

The only things that have dropped faster than the stock market in the past few weeks are the prices of crude oil and the cost of a gallon of gasoline. Gas prices dropped further over the weekend, and it’s not far-fetched to imagine ...


A ‘fine’ resolution to premature work

By The Daily Sentinel

Delta Petroleum, the company that earlier this year jumped the gun on construction of a compressor station near Vega Reservoir, is expected to pay $47,200 in fines for its premature work. What’s more, that money will go to the town of ...


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