There was no shortage of hype, anticipatory analyses and predictions leading up to Tuesdays recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and the post-mortem reflections and divinations after...
DATE: June 6, 2012 |
Its the economy, stupid, was a slogan popularized by supporters of Bill Clinton. Although the initial intent was to remind campaign workers to focus on one of the Clintons central planks, it...
DATE: June 4, 2012 |
Once again, a political campaign in Montezuma County has deteriorated into vicious sniping, with most of the barbs flying in one direction.Will that strategy work? Possibly. Fear is a powerful...
DATE: June 1, 2012 |
In a land of artifacts, what are the rules for collecting arrowheads and other artifacts (etc) on public lands?As the new manager of the Bureau of Land Managements Tres Rios Field Office, I am...
As a region situated downwind of two of the dirtiest coal-fired power plants in the United States, Southwest Colorado is no stranger to the impacts that the energy source has on air quality....
DATE: May 30, 2012 |
Senators from western states (and, inexplicably, Rhode Island) want to enshrine the Plains bison, colloquially known as the buffalo, as the national mammal.Perhaps the passenger pigeon wasnt...
DATE: May 28, 2012 |
This is the first three-day weekend of the summer. Tourism is beginning to pick up. School is ending. The weather is warm (and windy, but thats better than cold and windy). Gas is less expensive...
DATE: May 25, 2012 |
In late May and early June, public high schools all over the United States graduate a class of students and send them out to make their way in the world.Graduation is a moment to celebrate, to take...
When gasoline prices began to climb rapidly in late winter, the conventional wisdom was, Just watch; gas will be $4 a gallon by Memorial Day. Some people said $5, and $9 was a popular number to...
DATE: May 23, 2012 |
The farcical conclusion of the state Legislatures 2012 session got all the attention last week, and rightly so. The General Assemblys descent into partisan bickering was unseemly and important...
DATE: May 21, 2012 |
For decades, visionary, community-minded residents of Montezuma County have worked hard to ensure local access to higher education. Theyve faced daunting obstacles. Local demographics results in...
DATE: May 19, 2012 |
KSJD and the Cortez Journal are partnering to provide more opportunities for readers and listeners to learn about the Republican candidates for Montezuma County commissioner and district attorney...
DATE: May 17, 2012 |
About 200 people took to Main Avenue to protest public health orders that have shut down businesses and required face coverings in crowded areas.
Montezuma-Cortez celebrated commencement Thursday with a parade and ceremony at the high school.
Hundreds of people lined Main Avenue in Farmington on Thursday to protest state health orders that have kept counties in northwest New Mexico on a slower reopening schedule than the rest of the state.
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