Position: Creating Community

Valentine's Day can be lonely for some

With all the interest surrounding failed government-sponsored investment banks and tax-evading Treasury Securities, I fear we have been able to gloss over one of the biggest scandals of our...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

What's behind an outbreak

It's late afternoon on Jan. 30. The Durango Herald reports two big local burglary cases were solved.Meanwhile, two nurses at San Juan Basin Health Department are investigating another new case...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Red Ball Express returning to Durango Mountain Resort

Red Ball Express is back. This unique local fundraising event occurs Feb. 7 at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort, and a $5 ticket could win you as much as  $5,000.Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

False assumptions can be a mind trap

The day after Christmas, I unceremoniously tripped over a phone cord, fell and smashed my face into a space heater. I quickly sprouted a very swollen nose, had several scrapes and bruises, and two...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Keep roads, walks clear for those with disabilities

Snow. We have only one word for this precipitation in our English language, even though it means so many different things for different people in different situations.For some, it means fun and...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

Single-payer system is the solution

Ever feel like you're on a hamster wheel, going around and around? Expending energy, feeling exhausted and having no where to go except back on the wheel? Happy New Year - my co-pays just went up....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2009 | COLUMN: Creating Community

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