Opinion

Downtown space County-First National deal is a good one

Montezuma County’s purchase of the soon-to-be-vacant First National Bank building downtown is a good deal for the county. It gets attractive, functional space for the county offices that need to be...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Offensive speech On this issue alone, stand with Westboro

No one should be surprised that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church, which protests loudly and offensively at military funerals.The First Amendment protects even...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Public radio deserves funding

The spending bill now moving through Congress would zero out funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting — not trim it or cut back, eliminate it — and put community radio station KSJD at...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials