While the wheels of Congress struggle to gain traction on virtually any legislation this session and become increasingly jammed with election-year gunk those delegates who are able to build...
DATE: April 26, 2012 |
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is the latest in a long line of elected officials trying to get Colorado television stations for Southwest Colorado residents.That seems like such a simple,...
DATE: April 24, 2012 |
The families of soldiers have always feared bad news from the front: word delivered by someone who witnessed the fighting, casualty lists in the newspapers, a telegram from the War Department, a...
DATE: April 21, 2012 |
The amount of work facing the Colorado Legislature each year is typically ambitious in proportion to the time available to lawmakers. As such, the Legislature must discipline itself to focus on the...
DATE: April 19, 2012 |
The Mommy Wars usually slip into a de facto truce during economic downturns, just because choices are so difficult to come by. Last week, any truce that might have existed was broken by not only by...
DATE: April 16, 2012 |
On a mail ballot due out next week, the Cortez Fire Protection District will ask voters to approve a 3.5-mill property tax increase, on top of the current 6.59-mill levy.Recent fires and the...
DATE: April 14, 2012 |
Among the best ways to set a course for a productive and prosperous future is to invest in education. That is true from both the individual and community perspectives: those who make the effort to...
DATE: April 12, 2012 |
In 2008, the General Assembly asked Colorado voters to increase the requirements for qualifying a proposed constitutional amendment for the states ballot. The voters said no, which means that the...
DATE: April 10, 2012 |
Its dry out there.Climatologists at Colorado State University say that 98 percent of the state is experiencing drought conditions. Thats up from 40 percent in October.The statewide snow pack is...
DATE: April 7, 2012 |
The value of pursuing education beyond high school can hardly be overstated. Whether seeking a four-year liberal arts or science degree or technical training, those who invest in educating...
DATE: April 5, 2012 |
Heres a statistic that will turn a students hair gray: Americans 60 and older still owe about $36 billion in student loans, and some of them are struggling to pay, according to the Washington...
DATE: April 3, 2012 |
When Gov. John Hickenloopers budget office learned that the states general fund will come in roughly $300 million under budget for this fiscal year, there was much reason to celebrate. After all,...
DATE: March 29, 2012 |
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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