Opinion

Charles Blow: Four great migrations are underway

The humanitarian and infrastructure disaster that followed Texas’ winter storm illustrates that catastrophic weather events may soon become less freak occurrences and more part of an unremitting...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Jenn Lopez: Calling for a bold, comprehensive affordable housing strategy

I can trace my career in affordable housing back to 1994 when I was a junior at Fort Lewis College and began plotting my permanent residency in Durango. Once I learned that the median house price...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Writers on the Range: Put unemployed miners, drillers to work in restoration

Farmington, a city of 45,000 in the northwestern corner of New Mexico, has run on a fossil fuel economy for a century. It is one of the only places on the planet where a 26-kiloton nuclear device...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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

Editorial cartoons

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

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