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DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Despite economic hard times, Colorado has energy opportunities

Plunging stocks, rising unemployment, mounting home foreclosures and a broken credit market have made for the most challenging economic crisis since the Great Depression. A series of costly...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Military service

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a toll on America's military forces, not only in the number of dead and wounded but also in the number of soldiers, both male and female, who found their...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Lacrosse a great addition at DHS, FLC

Athletic opportunities for Durango High School students grew this spring, with the addition of boys and girls lacrosse to the list of competitive school sports.The two teams played their first...

DATE: March 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Get to know council candidates

The makeup of the Durango City Council is about to change with April's election, and with four candidates vying for three open seats, voters should take advantage of the opportunities over the next...

DATE: March 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Budget cuts

It is never easy to cut budgets. Although personnel and programs may have been in place for only a short time since revenues increased, decisions to reduce their number or size can be agonizing....

DATE: March 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama's grey hair

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Financial crisis

It is impossible to pick up a newspaper, turn on the television or call up the Web without reading or hearing about the nation's economic woes. And much of the talk - and much of the problem -...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Republicans need to start taking the idea of depression seriously

The Democratic response to the economic crisis has its problems, but let's face it, the current Republican response is totally misguided.The House minority leader, John Boehner, has called for a...

DATE: March 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Youth offender bill makes sense

The Colorado Legislature on Monday passed a measure that will allow young people - who are no longer, by definition, juveniles - convicted of some crimes to serve their sentence in the Youth...

DATE: March 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Freedom of expression

Most citizens of the United States have never heard of the Chapultepec Declaration, and that needs to change. It is a remarkable document, written, adopted and signed by 100 private citizens at the...

DATE: March 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: March 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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