Editorials

Page 236 of 246


Severance-tax highways

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado voters made it abundantly clear last week they didn’t like either of two measures that would have changed the state’s severance tax. However, with a serious crunch coming in highway funding, the state needs to take ...


Red region in a blue state

By The Daily Sentinel

Welcome to Blue State Colorado, home of the most significant electoral shift in the nation. Sure Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida are bigger, but they always seem to be in play. Colorado has been a predictable red state since World War II ...


An Rx for more losses

By The Daily Sentinel

A few social conservatives have gleaned the same lesson from last week’s Republican election losses that they find every time GOP candidates lose: the candidates weren’t conservative enough. In a news story last Friday, Tony ...


Red region in a blue state

By The Daily Sentinel

Welcome to Blue State Colorado, home of the most significant electoral shift in the nation. Sure Pennsylvania, Ohio and Forida are bigger, but they always seem to be in play. Colorado has been a predictable red state since World War II — ...


Cinema lights dimmed

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s possible, but unlikely, that Grand Junction city officials can find some private organization to run the Avalon Theatre so that it breaks even financially. In the meantime, by making it as difficult as possible for the Cinema at ...


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 ...


Page 236 of 246




TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy