Opinion

Tips for avoiding travel trouble should encourage 'gap year'

One of the great failures of American universities is that they are far too parochial, rarely exposing students to worlds beyond our borders.If colleges provide credit for dozing through an...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

George Tiller

The shooting death of Dr. George Tiller, a Kansas physician, was all about abortion. The response cannot be. The man arrested for Tiller's murder has been an outspoken opponent of abortion,...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Inflation fears are unfounded worry in today's economic turmoil

Suddenly it seems as if everyone is talking about inflation. Stern opinion pieces warn that hyperinflation is just around the corner. And markets may be heeding these warnings: Interest rates on...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

North Korea

For nearly as long as he has been in power, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il has taken an adversarial position against almost everyone else, individuals and countries alike. He has isolated his own...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health board

We are pleased the La Plata County commissioners have backed away from their efforts to insert themselves - even temporarily - into the policy-setting positions for San Juan Basin Health...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Outdoor recreation plentiful

Now that school is out and the summer has officially begun for children throughout the region, young people will have plenty of time to enjoy the plentiful outdoor recreation opportunities in...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

DHS staffing

It is no anomaly that Durango School District 9-R is facing budget cuts for the 2009-10 school year. With shrinking state coffers amid a national economic slump, coupled with an anticipated dip in...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Multiple factors can explain, solve gender happiness gap

American women are wealthier, healthier and better-educated than they were 30 years ago. They're more likely to work outside the home, and more likely to earn salaries comparable to men's when they...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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