There are two distinct but inextricably related tracks that have made health care such a prominent issue for lawmakers at all levels of government: the rising number of uninsured, and the rising...
DATE: Feb. 2, 2012 |
The president of the United States and the governor of Colorado agree that hydraulic fracking can be a good thing.The primary virtue of fracking using pressurized fluids to fracture rock layers...
DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 |
The State of the Union speech is the venue in which U.S. presidents articulate their agendas for the coming year, and in his Tuesday evening address to Congress, President Barack Obama kept with...
DATE: Jan. 26, 2012 |
As Coloradans watch the parade of GOP presidential favorites du jour and await their turn to weigh in, now might be the time to ponder why each has risen and fallen. More to the point, it might be...
DATE: Jan. 24, 2012 |
In crafting its 2012 Building Excellent Schools Today grant proposal, the Re-1 administration and board must design a plan that will be convincing both to the granting agency and to local voters,...
DATE: Jan. 21, 2012 |
Two proposed laws meant to combat Internet piracy sparked online protests Wednesday as Google sported a large black bar on its website and Wikipedia went dark for the day. And with that,...
DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 |
Few ideas garner less support in this country than the suggestion that immigration enforcement should be relaxed.And few ideas garner less support than the suggestion that the federal government...
DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 |
Montezuma Countys two commissioner races are shaping up in a way that will offer substantive choices to voters at least if theyre Republicans. So far it appears that commission election will be...
DATE: Jan. 14, 2012 |
It is becoming about as predictable as sunrise, death and taxes to have a proposed environmental regulation met with arguments about how the rule will wreak havoc on real or potential jobs,...
DATE: Jan. 12, 2012 |
Dear Editor:On Dec. 13, a Journal article reported the outcome of a lawsuit which claimed that Colorado is in violation of its constitutional obligation to provide public education.I was struck by...
DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 |
As the Colorado Legislature convenes tomorrow, lawmakers will once again be asked to approve a package of legal rights known as civil unions. This is a hot-button issue because civil unions award...
Some tragedies are simply accidents. Some are the result of a single decision; others have been made nearly inevitable by many years of choices and circumstances.Regardless of the history, the...
DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 |
Bayfield High School takes on the Mean Moose for thier Homecoming game on Friday night at BHS.
Twenty-five abandoned mines are being closed on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway for safety reasons.
If it seems like the fall colors are starting early this year, you're right.
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