Editorials

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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 ...


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 ...


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