Opinion

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

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DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Sonia Sotomayor

In his first opportunity to influence the direction of the United States Supreme Court, President Barack Obama has emphasized diversity and experience over politics and ideology. By nominating...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Malnutrition an unglamorous but cheaply solvable problem

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau - The most heartbreaking thing about starving children is their equanimity.They don't cry. They don't smile. They don't move. They don't show a flicker of fear, pain or...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Vacation

Despite the appearance of new snow on the La Platas, summer officially has arrived. It owes its onset not to the tilting of the earth to give the northern hemisphere a better angle toward the sun,...

DATE: May 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Outcome of Indian vote was good news for the United States

Last November, 131 million Americans voted, and the whole world took notice. Over the last month, about 700 million Indians voted, and most Americans, like most of the world, didn't much notice.To...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Memorial Day

The heroes we honor on Memorial Day for the most part died wanting nothing so much as to protect their children and families, and to leave them a better world. As we remember their sacrifice,...

DATE: May 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: May 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Iron Horse

In what is becoming almost a farcical meteorological tradition, the Memorial Day weekend forecast for Durango is full of less-than-ideal thunderstorms and showers. While the precipitation certainly...

DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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