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DATE: Aug. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Bear sense

It is the time of year when bears are on the move. Between now and the first snowfalls, they require a lot of calories to power them through the long, cold Colorado winter. They make wide foraging...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

To succeed with health care, Obama must recapture passion

There's a famous Norman Rockwell painting titled "Freedom of Speech," depicting an idealized American town meeting. The painting, part of a series illustrating FDR's "Four Freedoms," shows an...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Postal service

There are numerous businesses that have been forced to operate differently in this economy: Lower revenues have meant reduced work hours and a hiring freeze, underutilized equipment, combined...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Sotomayor important as woman as much as for ethnicity

WASHING-TON - When Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was explaining his decision to become one of the nine Republicans to support the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, he said it was made...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Wilderness

Rep. John Salazar and his staff have come up with a proposal to significantly increase the amount of Southwest Colorado land designated wilderness or otherwise protected. It deserves almost...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Furlough policy leaves questions

It is evident from the discussion at last week's City Council meeting that the councilors and the city manager are concerned the furlough policy developed to help cope with the city's projected...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Make Your Mark

Midterm elections provide communities with an opportunity to focus on electing local leadership. This fall, four seats on the Durango 9-R school board are up for election.Now is a great time to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

The public has a role in protecting open spaces and trails

With nearly a hundred miles of natural-surface trails passing through the open spaces around town, Durango has outdoor opportunities like few other places.You can be amid downtown's hustle and...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Recollections of first A-bomb and war's end

A public opinion poll earlier this week indicated that a majority of the American people approved of our dropping the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.At that time, I was a boy living...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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