Opinion

Air quality

Colorado is a state full of icons. The Rocky Mountains and the aspen groves that grow on their slopes; the elk herds and bighorn sheep that delight tourists and residents alike; the rivers and...

DATE: March 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Country is taking rare break from centuries-long gospel of success

Over the centuries, the United States has been most conspicuous for one trait: manic energy. Americans work longer hours than any other people. We switch jobs more frequently, move more often, earn...

DATE: March 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Dual degrees

Finding ways to retain and advance students in their final years of high school has proved to be increasingly challenging in Colorado, particularly for those students not likely to pursue a...

DATE: March 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Despite economic hard times, Colorado has energy opportunities

Plunging stocks, rising unemployment, mounting home foreclosures and a broken credit market have made for the most challenging economic crisis since the Great Depression. A series of costly...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Military service

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a toll on America's military forces, not only in the number of dead and wounded but also in the number of soldiers, both male and female, who found their...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Lacrosse a great addition at DHS, FLC

Athletic opportunities for Durango High School students grew this spring, with the addition of boys and girls lacrosse to the list of competitive school sports.The two teams played their first...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Get to know council candidates

The makeup of the Durango City Council is about to change with April's election, and with four candidates vying for three open seats, voters should take advantage of the opportunities over the next...

DATE: March 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Budget cuts

It is never easy to cut budgets. Although personnel and programs may have been in place for only a short time since revenues increased, decisions to reduce their number or size can be agonizing....

DATE: March 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama's grey hair

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Financial crisis

It is impossible to pick up a newspaper, turn on the television or call up the Web without reading or hearing about the nation's economic woes. And much of the talk - and much of the problem -...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials