Editorials

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More ballot binges ahead

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s a small comfort, for those of us who believe the state Constitution should not be the playground for every special-interest group or individual with an agenda, to think that Referendum O lost only because it was at the bottom of a ...


Mesa County voters like things as they are

By The Daily Sentinel

“Change”may have been the dominant theme in the national election, but Mesa County voters demonstrated convincingly Tuesday they didn’t want significant alterations in the way their county government operates. By solid ...


City sought too much, lost what is needed

By The Daily Sentinel

Early this year, city of Grand Junction officials came to grips with the fact that western Colorado’s largest city badly needs a new police station. The current one is nearly 60 years old and it shows every day of its advanced age. ...


A win in Fruita?

By The Daily Sentinel

The second time may have been the charm for a proposed Fruita Recreation Center and a sales-tax increase to fund it. It appears Referred Measure 2C was approved by Fruita voters Tuesday. However, residents of Fruita may not know for weeks ...


Surprise in House District 55

By The Daily Sentinel

Laura Bradford never gave up, although she was clearly an underdog. And, as this was written, she was leading incumbent Democrat Bernie Buescher in the House District 55 race by a narrow margin. Whatever the final outcome, the closeness of ...


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Economy helped kill bonds

By The Daily Sentinel

School District 51’s decision to ask voters to approve a new bond issue for nearly $200 million for new schools was problematic from the beginning. First, this has always been a fiscally conservative community that approves tax ...


A letter to the next president

By The Daily Sentinel

Dear President-elect Obama: The polls didn’t lie. Voters throughout the country elected you yesterday in resounding fashion. You received not only a substantial victory in the electoral vote, but a solid majority in the popular vote, ...


Many couldn’t wait for Election Day 2008

By The Daily Sentinel

While millions of voters across the country head to the polls today, large numbers of people in Colorado and here in Mesa County are staying home — not because they don’t care but because they have already voted. More than half of ...


Welcome, John McCain

By The Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction residents may get a brief glimpse of Sen. John McCain at Grand Junction Regional Airport today as he makes a fast Election Day visit to Grand Junction. It’s one of up to seven stops McCain is scheduled to make on this ...


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 ...


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