The first U.S. National Championship tennis tournament took place in 1881 on grass in Newport, Rhode Island. Dick Sears, a Harvard student who had picked up the game two years before, won the...
DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 |
With the recent announcement that Coors is moving its headquarters from Denver to Chicago, there was another end, or the middle of the end, to the brewery’s long saga with Colorado and the West. Of...
DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 |
Days of thanksgiving have been celebrated in North America going back at least to the 17th century, and almost certainly before that. The Thanksgiving we celebrate in modern times, however, really...
DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 |
Living in the present is all well and good – not for nothing did the psychologist Richard Alpert become famous as the guru Ram Dass with the motto, “Be Here Now” – but human animals also have the...
DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 |
Aldo Leopold was a fascinating cat. He took the time to look at things and reflect. A descendant of German immigrants, Leopold grew up roaming in Iowa woods and in time was graduated from the...
DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 |
The political problem of abortion in America can seem like a frustrating series of what-ifs that lead to unexpected places. In light of Colorado’s success with a fraught subject, we have been...
DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 |
Here is some terrific news: The U.S. economy could hum along nicely between now and Nov. 3, 2020, at least from the perspective of anyone who owns stocks, has a 401K, is a PERA beneficiary, owns...
DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 |
The Babylon Bee is a satirical website, not unlike The Onion (“America’s Finest News Source”); The Bee produces a steady stream of work and some of it is funny. What both sites parody foremost is...
DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 |
Facebook is the darnedest place. We assume you know what we mean. Approximately 170 million people just in the U.S. will use it this year. That’s more than half the country’s population. It’s...
DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 |
When the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention assembled in Philadelphia in 1787 to frame the American government, they were operating with one big assumption: Gen. George Washington,...
DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 |
We were reading The Washington Post energy newsletter recently when we were arrested by this: “Sunrise Movement to score 2020 candidates on Green New Deal – and yes, tweets count.” The Sunrise...
DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 |
Voters are asked to approve two statewide propositions on this fall’s ballot, labeled CC and DD, which make changes to state law. CC would let the state keep all the revenue it collects over a tax...
DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 |
Life under order to shelter in place.
The Durango community showed their love during the memoriall for the professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag on Saturday.
Ignacio boys and girls basketball teams win their championship games against Mancos and Rocky Ford High Schools.
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