Opinion

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 | 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

Find social connections to overcome loneliness

When stay-at-home restrictions, physical distancing and masking became important for reducing transmission of COVID-19, we all learned something about loneliness and the importance of our social...

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

Update to comedy comparison of debate

On second thought, what I should have said about the Trump-Biden debate (Letters, Sept. 30) was we have a new act for a comedy routine on TV. Not Abbot and Costello, but the Smothers Brothers, live...

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

Colorado bucks partisanship to deliver Amendment B

By Kent Thiry, Michael Johnston and Joe Zimlich In 2003, Colorado voters were asked to repeal the state’s so-called Gallagher Amendment. Gallagher’s approach to property taxes was already starting...

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

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