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DATE: Feb. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Idaho mine

The Durango area owes much of its history to mining, and with that debt comes all that the industry entails: the boom times as well as the busts; the benefits and the consequences. As mineral...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Rescue Waggin'

The La Plata County Humane Society has had its share of controversy over the years. From organizational quarrels to a pet owner wrongly equating it to a death camp for dogs, a group that exists...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Welcoming highly skilled immigrants would aid economic recovery

BANGALORE, India - Leave it to a brainy Indian to come up with the cheapest and surest way to stimulate our economy: immigration."All you need to do is grant visas to 2 million Indians, Chinese and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Flag-draped coffins

Monday, a reporter asked President Barack Obama if he would reverse the policy banning news organizations from taking pictures of flag-draped coffins containing the remains of U.S. military...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama showed calm and cool on a no-good, very bad day

Tuesday was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day for Barack Obama.First, his appointee for White House chief performance officer resigned, apparently because she had failed to pay...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Stimulus

The United States Congress is doing what may be its most important work in its earliest days of the session. Negotiating a bill that meaningfully and, to the extent possible, quickly addresses the...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Middle East situation might benefit from multiple envoys

JENIN, West Bank - In recent days, some have questioned whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was making a big mistake in appointing so many "special envoys," such as George Mitchell, to...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials