Opinion

Bayfield schools’ COVID policies are unsafe

Bayfield School District Superintendent Kevin Aten and I agree that teachers believe kids learn best in person. However, what was missing from Aten’s recent Bayfield School District board meeting...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 5 minutes ago | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Letter: Mercy Family Medicine rises to the top

The Mercy Patient and Family Advisory Council brings the patient’s perspective to Mercy Family Medicine. We are dedicated to making Mercy Family Medicine one of the premier family practices. Mercy...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 14 hours 48 minutes ago | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Paul Krugman: Let’s hear it for Janet Yellen

It’s hard to overstate the enthusiasm among economists over Joe Biden’s selection of Janet Yellen as the next secretary of the Treasury. Some of this enthusiasm reflects the groundbreaking nature...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Maureen Dowd: The Lady and the Trump

I’ve been riveted all week by the spectacle of the most famous blond phenom on the planet, a child isolated and miserable living inside a national landmark, lashing out and spiraling into...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Daniel Morgenstern: Housing issues must become top priority

Thanksgiving and the holidays are wonderful if you are sheltered, warm and fed. The holidays also provide a strong reminder for those of us who are comfortable that we have an obligation to help...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Maureen Dowd: The L:ady and the Trump

I’ve been riveted all week by the spectacle of the most famous blond phenom on the planet, a child isolated and miserable living inside a national landmark, lashing out and spiraling into...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Deeper conversations make for more intimacy

C.S. Lewis once wrote that if you’d never met a human and suddenly encountered one, you’d be inclined to worship this creature. Every human is a miracle and is your superior in some way. The people...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Inspired leadership marks Snowberger’s tenure

As a colleague of Dan Snowberger, I am writing to acknowledge and appreciate his nine-year tenure, dedication and tenacity as the superintendent of Durango 9-R School District. Following my...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Dave Marston: Drought moves Colorado toward water speculation

There’s a concept called “demand management” in the news in Colorado, and here’s a simple definition: Landowners get paid to temporarily stop irrigating, and that water gets sent downstream to hang...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Jennifer Senior: Biden is old. That’s a good thing.

When Joe Biden is sworn in on Inauguration Day, he will be 78, the oldest president to take the oath of office since the birth of our republic. No shortage of observers on the left and the right...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Chairman’s Note: Herald has a new editorial page editor

Veteran journalist Hollis Walker has joined the Herald as its editorial page editor. Walker has journalism degrees from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, and wrote and edited for nine...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Third term of the Obama presidency

Barack Obama – his policies and his posture – just won a third term. Joe Biden will be president because of his close association with Obama, because he espoused many of the same centrist...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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