Opinion

Furlough policy leaves questions

It is evident from the discussion at last week's City Council meeting that the councilors and the city manager are concerned the furlough policy developed to help cope with the city's projected...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Make Your Mark

Midterm elections provide communities with an opportunity to focus on electing local leadership. This fall, four seats on the Durango 9-R school board are up for election.Now is a great time to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

The public has a role in protecting open spaces and trails

With nearly a hundred miles of natural-surface trails passing through the open spaces around town, Durango has outdoor opportunities like few other places.You can be amid downtown's hustle and...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Recollections of first A-bomb and war's end

A public opinion poll earlier this week indicated that a majority of the American people approved of our dropping the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.At that time, I was a boy living...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial cartoon

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Voinovich is right - GOP needs to leave Old South behind

WASHINGTON - Southern writer Walker Percy liked to poke fun at Ohioans in his novels, just to even things out a bit."Usually Mississippians and Georgians are getting it from everybody, and...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

'Fayyadism' offers Arab world a novelty - good government

RAMALLAH, West Bank - In 2002, the U.N. Development Program released its first Arab Human Development Report, which bluntly detailed the deficits of freedom, women's empowerment and...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

The A-bomb?

In what has become something of a tradition, a poll released two days before today's anniversary of the 1945 bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima gauged American opinion about the correctness...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health-care reform

In the early 1990s, the debate about health-care reform somehow became all about Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was going to take away patients' choice of physicians. She was going to force socialized...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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