Opinion

Transit Center

City officials celebrated the opening of the Durango Regional Transit Center on Friday, and with good reason. The timing of the project could hardly have been better.Built with money from an...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial cartoon

DATE: Aug. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health-care plan mimics neither Canada nor Britain, but Swiss

It was the blooper heard round the world. In an editorial denouncing Democratic health-reform plans, Investor's Business Daily tried to frighten its readers by declaring that in Britain, where the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama visit

On President Barack Obama's recent trip through the West, he enjoyed some typical touristy activities. He and his family watched Old Faithful erupt at Yellowstone National Park. The president cast...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Question with stimulus not if it worked, but what's next?

WASHINGTON - Before the opponents of health-care reform turned congressional town meetings into shouting matches, they had picked another target. The naysayers announced to the world that the...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

editorial cartoon

DATE: Aug. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Joe Colgan

Members of the Durango School District 9-R school board chose well in picking Joe Colgan to fill a recently vacated seat on the board. Colgan's experience, judgment, temperament and character all...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Proposed health-care reform will bankrupt the country

As the health-care debate rages on, there is one reality that even the proponents of this hostile takeover of health-care by government cannot ignore - and that is money. The government simply does...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health care

Critics of Congress' efforts to reduce health-care costs and expand insurance coverage are doing Americans no good by basing their arguments on conditions in House legislation that do not exist and...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Council's missed meeting remarkable

The Durango City Council did something unprecedented Tuesday and blew off a scheduled meeting. The wonder of it, though, is not that the councilors would do such a thing, but that they do not do it...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

El Pomar

The name of the El Pomar Foundation appears in the Herald with regularity, always in the best possible context. It is an ongoing reminder of the importance of philanthropy to supporting community...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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