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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 ...


Locking down rising prison costs

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter wants to spend $10.6 million over the next two years in hopes of saving $380 million in prison costs in the coming five years. Spending a little to save a lot is nearly always a sensible notion, so long as the anticipated ...


The race tightens

By The Daily Sentinel

Sen. John McCain said late last week he believes he can win the presidential election Tuesday. And that’s not just late campaign rhetoric designed to rally the troops. Every major poll still shows Sen. Barack Obama leading McCain, but ...


The frightening season is upon us

By The Daily Sentinel

Will Segeth is standing up for the principles he believes in and against a cowardly neighbor who has anonymously threatened him for posting a political sign on his lawn on the Redlands. Good for Segeth. He has every right to express his views ...


Party at the pumps like it’s 1999

By The Daily Sentinel

If you had told people back in July, when gasoline prices topped $4 a gallon, that they would be able to buy gas in Grand Junction a few months later for less than $2 a gallon, they might very well have suggested you were delusional. But here ...


527s rule now

By The Daily Sentinel

Democratic mayors (and one independent) in Garfield County are upset that energy companies are funneling money to groups advertising on behalf of Republican candidates for county commissioner. State Rep. Bernie Buescher is angry about a ...


Your vote will count

By The Daily Sentinel

Despite the Halloween Week scare tactics of some anonymous callers, votes cast in Mesa County this general election will be counted. Mesa County Elections Division officials have spent thousands of hours over the past year to make sure the ...


Stevens’ re-election won’t help the GOP

By The Daily Sentinel

Republicans looking for a reversal of their rapidly declining fortunes won’t get much comfort from the news out of Washington, D.C., Monday. Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens — a fixture on Capitol Hill for 40 years and leader of the GOP ...


Citizens sign up to fight for riverfront

By The Daily Sentinel

Few things tap the emotions of area residents like protecting the Colorado Riverfront corridor, which this community has spent more than 20 years cleaning up. So it is hardly astonishing that, with a few weeks of effort, a number of Grand ...


Redistributed comments

By The Daily Sentinel

In the history of October surprises — those election-changing events that crop up in the final weeks of a presidential campaign — Monday’s revelation about Sen. Barack Obama is not likely to be criticial to the ...


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