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A fond farewell to a smart, kind, talented editor

Bill Roberts has been my boss for 22 years. That’s a record these days. Bill will enter so-called retirement this month, and I’m sorry to witness that transition. As an editorial writer, Bill is...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Zero Suicide program aids community suicide-prevention efforts

Each year, Axis Health System successfully helps hundreds of people who have considered ending their own lives. We do this by helping people build resilience along with long-term connections and...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Teen suicide is real, it’s among us. Let’s talk and act!

Isolation. Bullying. Altitude. Hopelessness. Economic stress. Social media. Stigma. Whatever the cause, the fact remains that mountain towns, such as ours, have three times the rate of suicide than...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Consensus may be emerging on mental health

What can we agree on? That’s a question worth asking, as a new herd of lawmakers gathers in Denver and Washington. Last year’s elections probably convinced many Americans that the answer is “almost...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Bill’s contributions to our community countless

For those of us who have heard Bill Roberts’ stories of his youth – and if you’ve only heard one once, you are a rare individual indeed – we know that his having survived to adulthood is something...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Bill Roberts is (finally) retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald’s Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Closing out a working life’s privileged second half

After 26 years at The Durango Herald, I am retiring. My last day will be Friday. And with that, I want to thank this community, the Ballantine family and above all Herald readers for putting up...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Bill Roberts is (finally) retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald’s Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Bill Roberts is (finally) retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald’s Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Ar 170119998

Bill Roberts is (finally) retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald’s Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Trump’s job ‘jawboning’ is politics, not economics

The reality is that his jawboning won’t create many new jobs and could actually cost U.S. jobs. WASHINGTON — Jawboning is back in style, courtesy of Donald J. Trump. Those with long memories will...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Bill Roberts is (finally) retiring!

Bill has served as The Durango Herald’s Editorial Page editor for 26 years. He has decided it is time to hang up his keyboard and take to the pasture. Truly, he is looking forward to time at home...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed