Opinion

Iyahna Calton: Celebrating Black History Month at Fort Lewis College

I have to be honest: Black History Month is both rewarding and discouraging to me as a student leader on the Fort Lewis College campus. I love celebrating Black culture and what it means for the...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Duane “Chili” Yazzie: Energy corporations need to meet ‘Indigenous mind’

The energy development interest is mired in a mindset that says there is nothing wrong with how they do business. The first impulse is to oppose any suggestions that energy development could be...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Paul Krugman: A Plot to Help America’s Children

Democrats seem ready to enact major economic relief legislation. The package will be big, with a price tag probably close to the Biden administration’s proposed $1.9 trillion. But the bulk of this...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Don Coram: Could Gov. Polis be wearing one blue, one red shoe?

The second round of the 73rd General Assembly is underway. We met for three days starting on Jan. 13, then recessed until Feb. 16. It is great to get back to something that slightly resembles...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Mitch McConnell condemns Trump, but refuses to convict

Editor’s note: Following is a transcript of Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech made after McConnell voted not to impeach former President Donald Trump. McConnell went on to say he voted...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Gail Collins: Do not, under any circumstances, Press 1

Lately, I’ve been having conversations with robocallers. I take this as a sign that the pandemic has gone on way too long. “My name is Eve with Discovery Health Care,” one call began. “Would you...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Michelle Goldberg: QAnon believers are obsessed with Hillary Clinton

A clear indication that Marjorie Taylor Greene was more than a dabbler in QAnon was her 2018 endorsement of “Frazzledrip,” one of the most grotesque tendrils of the movement’s mythology. You “have...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Laurie Meininger: League of Women Voters honors Black women suffragists

As we celebrate Black History Month, the League of Women Votes would like to bring special attention to the contributions of women of color in the suffragist movement and to the 100 years of...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

How to make the rest of this school year worthwhile? Skip it.

I never did fifth grade. The summer after I finished fourth, my family moved to Vienna. When my parents called to enroll me in the a local school, the principal said the fifth-grade class was...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Lizzie Kost: Welcome to Durango’s Professional Porch Sitters Union, Chapter 42

One must only enjoy the art of porch sitting to have the authority to create a chapter of the Professional Porch Sitters Union. I am thus authorized. I picked 42 as the chapter’s designation...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Water Managers: For-profit investors should stay out of our water

We may not always agree on the particulars of water policy and water use in the Centennial State, but we all recognize the importance of the Colorado River to our statewide economy and our Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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