Opinion

Give It a Shot

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 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Udall and mines

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 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Seeing unrest puts people's plight in focus

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. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Picture of Dorian Gray

DATE: Oct. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Inflation

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...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Wall Street up

DATE: Oct. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Ritter's flying

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. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Congressmen app

DATE: Oct. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Insurance companies

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...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

'Weapons'

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 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Natural partners

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...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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