If theres any good to come out of last weeks revelations of child sexual abuse by a former Penn State assistant football coach, it is that nearly everyone who has heard the stories is...
DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 |
Southwest Colorado residents who arrived before the mid-1980s remember the landscape without McPhee Reservoir. They remember when the Dolores River passed under the bridge near Dolores and...
DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 |
It is well documented that access to primary health care is an important factor in patient health, particularly for those with chronic conditions that require management and monitoring. The...
DATE: Nov. 10, 2011 |
Mired in accusations of sexual harassment, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain last week told reporters, (D)ont even bother me asking me all of these other questions that you all are...
DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 |
For 40 years, the gas and oil industry in Colorado has used hydraulic fracturing to loosen the grounds hold on petroleum resources trapped deep underground, and until quite recently, the...
DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 |
On Tuesday, voters mostly said no to tax increases for education. Locally, the Southwest Open School bond question garnered not quite 44 percent of the vote a disappointing result but a very...
DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 |
One of the persistent weaknesses of the Democratic Party has been its inability to influence effectively the tone of political discourse. Republicans have been much more successful at directing...
DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 |
Right now, just about everybody claims to be disgusted with the government Congress, the president, state legislatures and governors, perhaps activist judges. That part of the government...
DATE: Oct. 29, 2011 |
If a newly released poll is to be believed, the next year could be a wild ride for the American people. The only unifying beliefs seems to be that things are messed up and no one is doing anything...
DATE: Oct. 27, 2011 |
Todays elderly are at risk for many reasons. Most dont live with or near their children. If they no longer drive, and if they live in places where public transportation is limited, their...
DATE: Oct. 25, 2011 |
Re-1 taxpayers cant afford to build schools with all the bells and whistles available to students in Cherry Creek or Telluride. Thats a given, and its a good lesson for students.Its also...
DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 |
When the Environmental Protection Agency announced, in August, its final rule for cleaning up the San Juan Generating Station near Farmington, it came as no surprise that the plants parent...
DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 |
Riders compete at the Colorado High School Cycling League state championships at Durango Mesa.
The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College was packed on Monday for Ed Zink's memorial service.
The trees in Southwest Colorado are changing colors. This weekend, an even more colorful palette is expected in Southwest Colorado.
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