Opinion

Shopping care

That 10 percent discount for payment at time of service in the doctor's office is not for everyone. With insurance, the price of the procedure will likely be less than list price minus 10 percent....

DATE: Sept. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Chickens, not bears

Tonight's regular meeting of the Durango City Council should be a fairly calm event. It deserves attention nonetheless in that its agenda so well illustrates the times.Beyond the consent agenda,...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Report not accurate view of U.S. care

A World Health Organization report from 2000 showing "quality of U.S. health care rated 37th" repeatedly is referenced as evidence our system is "broken." Regardless of one's opinion about health...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Prison progress

In a year when discussion of public policy seems dominated by talk of budget shortfalls, reduced government services and partisan advantage, it is refreshing to learn of a program that not only...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Furlough

About half of Colorado's state employees are off work today, enjoying an extra day tacked on to the end of an already-long weekend. The catch is that they are not being paid for it. For more than...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Sept. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Gravel pits

The site of the two gravel pits now operating across the highway north of Farmington Hill would make a splendid location for a county event center. But those eager to see such a development should...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Rethinking Colorado

Carol Hedges visited Durango earlier this week with an interesting and important question: What kind of a state do we want? The other part of her message was that the people of Colorado are going...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama needs to take health-care effort back to the middle

Two tides swept over American politics last winter. The first was the Obama tide. Barack Obama came into office with an impressive 70 percent approval rating. The second was the independent tide....

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Preparedness

Firefighters battling the massive Station Fire in the hills above Los Angeles caught a break in recent days. With on-shore winds bringing higher humidity and slightly lower temperatures, fire...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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