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Donald Trump fiddles while we all burn

At this point, it is clear that this administration not only cares nothing for Americans, but that it cares nothing for humanity. Lisa Pool makes a point that we forget all too often: climate knows...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lucifer seems to have a lot to work with in Church

The pontificate of Pope Francis and the presidency of Donald Trump have been odd mirrors of one another for a while – populist leaders, institutional crises, norm violations, #metoo scandals, leaks...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Ross Douthat

Unger for state Senate will protect us

Clean air, pure water and healthy soil to grow our food. These are the essential elements of life on earth that we literally cannot live without. While our short-term financial and material...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

McLachlan is better than Paul Jones

From the videos that I’ve seen from the Club 20 debates, there is one moment that stood out in my mind in which Paul Jones, candidate for Colorado House, District 59, reveals his position on...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our endorsements

Colorado’s office of state treasurer seems to gain significance as time goes on, partly because some, such as its current occupant, Walker Stapleton, have used it as a stepping stone – in...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Have you met McLachlan? She’s terrific.

Do you know the hardest working member of the Colorado State House? Have you met Barbara McLachlan? Do you know a former Teacher of the Year who is a 44-year Durango resident running to be...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Medicare for all will have big advantages

Beware of scare tactics during this election aimed at Medicare For All. Here are recent examples that demand attention: We’ll have “rationed” care: Currently, 120 Americans die every day from lack...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Pine River Library deserves our support

I support the drive to increase the annual revenue for the award -winning Pine River Library, 2014 Best Small Library in America. This is not your father’s library anymore. It has an adjacent,...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Clyde Church for county commission

Thank you for your ongoing political coverage of local and state elections and our upcoming election for county commissioner seats. I support Clyde Church for La Plata County commissioner because...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Big Oil is just greedy; vote YES on 112

Vote YES on ballot initiative 112, which requires that new oil and natural gas development be located at least 2,500 feet from occupied structures and other areas designated as vulnerable (that...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Name-brand hotels will hurt our fair city

The current building of mega-storied name-brand-hotels in the heart of Durango is going to harm existing mom-and-pop motels. Price wars will greatly reduce typical summer room rates and many will...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Kavanaugh fracas shows how ugly we’ve become

Over the past few years, hundreds of organizations and thousands of people (myself included) have mobilized to reduce political polarization, encourage civil dialogue and heal national divisions....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: David Brooks

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