Opinion

Our view: OR-54 will come again no more

We got melancholy news the other day about the gray wolf known as OR-54, for Oregon, where she was trapped and fitted with a GPS collar in 2017. From the day it was activated until the beginning...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: That border collie was flawless

We like playing sports, much better than we like watching most professional athletes, but we are always willing to make exceptions. This conforms with the tastes of a border collie of our...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Justice for the poached

A year ago, we told you about the case of two Florida men who had pleaded guilty in connection with a poaching operation based in Limon (“Staggering, stupid ,” Jan. 4, 2019). The pair were working...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Can we straighten out Durango’s trail mess?

At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Gen. Curtis LeMay, the Air Force chief of staff, said, “You’re in a pretty bad fix, Mr. President.” President Kennedy made him repeat it; then he said,...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Is Colorado’s secretary of state dodging transparency?

Recently, the Colorado Springs Gazette and its sister site, Colorado Politics, asked, under the state Open Records Act, for a complete copy of the Colorado secretary of state’s electronic lobbying...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: 9-R board tells super, fix lunch-shaming policy

There was a Peanuts strip once in which Charlie Brown told Linus that shoes squeak because they haven’t been paid for. “Do you mean to tell me that just because my dad hasn’t paid his bill I have...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: In the Colorado Democratic primary for president, we choose common sense

If it seems as though the run up to the selection of the Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump has been a long one, that is accurate. But the chase is coming to a close soon, with Coloradans...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Murdering the guardians

A year ago, we had glad tidings: The monarch butterflies were back . Monarch butterflies in North America spend their summers in the northern parts of the continent, in their breeding season, and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: 9-R board says it will finally address lunch-shaming Tuesday

There was a Peanuts strip once in which Charlie Brown told Linus that shoes squeak because they haven’t been paid for. “Do you mean to tell me that just because my dad hasn’t paid his bill I have...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Dem primaries starting to look like Bataan Death March

We were thinking about the Bataan Death March just the other day because we thought the Democrats’ 2020 primary season was starting to resemble it. The Death March was the forcible transfer, by the...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: The trial that wasn’t

There was little expectation that the impeachment of Donald J. Trump would progress as the nation’s Founders had structured the process to include responsibilities and ceremony: that the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: What did we see in Iowa?

It already had been a signal week in American politics by Wednesday, as we awaited the seemingly inevitable acquittal of the president by the Senate. It felt like a lifetime ago that we were...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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