Every decade, the states House and Senate districts and its Congressional districts are reshaped. Population growth, usually inconsistent around the state, requires that boundaries be changed to...
DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 |
People who have lived on the West Coast or in Alaska watched Tuesday’s television coverage of the East Coast’s earthquake with a certain bemusement. In those areas temblors like that are, if not...
DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 |
By Monday, Libyan rebels held most of the capital city of Tripoli, jubilantly flashing V-for-victory signs and waving their nations pre-1969 flag in Moammar Gadhafis Green Square, which they have...
DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 |
K-12 pupils begin another school year this week with politics swirling over their heads.Most students arent aware of that. What they know is that the lazy days of summer are over and the...
DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 |
Concerned about possible riots, officials at Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco blocked cell phone reception at train stations for three last Thursday. The officials said they had learned that...
DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 |
The world watched the gyrations of the stock market last week with the fascination normally reserved for car crashes. Then the Iowa straw poll picked Michele Bachmann as the front runner for the...
DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 |
For most of the summer, political rhetoric has been focused on the economy. The word recession is back in common usage.Various plans for reducing the national debt have analyzed based on their...
DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 |
With Congress having plum exhausted itself with the debt-deficit discussions that kept lawmakers squabbling right up until the Aug. 2 deadline for raising the countrys debt ceiling, it is no...
DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 |
Suppose a local public body voted by a close margin to do something controversial for example, to award a large no-bid contract, or to grant a large tax abatement to a new industry that would...
DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 |
Today, beginning at 3 p.m.. is the livestock auction at the fair. Young people have put months of planning and hard work into raising market animals. Theyve got their ribbons, so they know how...
DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 |
When it comes to the amendments that limit lawmakers ability to govern as they ought to be empowered, Colorados constitution is a case study in dysfunction. Competing clauses have been added...
DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 |
Congress and the president have a debt deal. Its not a perfect plan, but its better than nothing, better than a default, better than a constitutional crisis. Nobody is completely satisfied, and...
DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 |
The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers defeated Zuni High School 49-0 on Friday.
Preservationists have nominated this rural church in southeastern La Plata County for a state endangered places program.
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