H1N1 flu vaccine campaigns soon will begin, and the media have provided an important component in preparations for distribution of the largest amount of vaccine ever. Some recent letters to the...
DATE: Oct. 18, 2009 |
Colorado’s mining heritage left it with scenic vistas of abandoned old buildings and rusting machinery in impossible places. They are historic reminders of this state’s colorful past and the hardy...
DATE: Oct. 17, 2009 |
Burnt-out shells of buses. Shattered store windows. Blood on the streets.This was the scene this July in Urumqi, China. To the observer back home in Colorado, the troubles of this industrial city...
DATE: Oct. 15, 2009 |
Inflation is in the news now, primarily because we are seeing a side of it that comes along rarely. But even when inflation has behaved in the way we are accustomed, its effects are unwelcome.In...
Gov. Bill Ritter has come under criticism for his use of state-owned aircraft – including in one instance taking his wife, daughter and the daughter’s friend on a trip to Jackson Hole. But if his...
DATE: Oct. 14, 2009 |
Proponents of health-care reform had thought the insurance industry was on board with reform. After all, who knows better that the present system is untenable? That idea vanished Sunday evening...
A6-year-old boy in Delaware, Md., faces 45 days in "reform" school for bringing his Cub Scout all-in-one eating tool to school, because it included a knife as well as a fork and a spoon. It is...
DATE: Oct. 13, 2009 |
DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 |
In retrospect it seems obvious: Team up the classroom-based instruction of School District 9-R with the more hands-on environment of the Durango Discovery Museum and get both halves of the brain...
The 2020 La Plata County Fair on Saturday at the fiargrounds.
Swines shine Friday at the La Plata County Fair.
While some communities canceled their county or state fairs because of the coronavirus pandemic, La Plata County’s approach was to focus on 4-H and Future Farmers of America livestock shows, and the Junior Auction.
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