Opinion

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Ideological make-up gives high court unequal power over policy

Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings won't happen for more than a month, but it's easy to predict how they will go.In a series of preening, long-winded questions, the members of the Senate...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

9-R raises

Durango School District 9-R rightly has had many discussions with the community about the dire budgetary conditions it will face in the 2009-2010 school year. That grim outlook forced the district...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Park fees

The United States is rich in natural, cultural and historical resources, and Americans have made preserving those in perpetuity a priority. The best of these are enshrined in the National Park...

DATE: June 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Tips for avoiding travel trouble should encourage 'gap year'

One of the great failures of American universities is that they are far too parochial, rarely exposing students to worlds beyond our borders.If colleges provide credit for dozing through an...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

George Tiller

The shooting death of Dr. George Tiller, a Kansas physician, was all about abortion. The response cannot be. The man arrested for Tiller's murder has been an outspoken opponent of abortion,...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Inflation fears are unfounded worry in today's economic turmoil

Suddenly it seems as if everyone is talking about inflation. Stern opinion pieces warn that hyperinflation is just around the corner. And markets may be heeding these warnings: Interest rates on...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

North Korea

For nearly as long as he has been in power, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il has taken an adversarial position against almost everyone else, individuals and countries alike. He has isolated his own...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health board

We are pleased the La Plata County commissioners have backed away from their efforts to insert themselves - even temporarily - into the policy-setting positions for San Juan Basin Health...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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