For months now, residents of small communities have been lobbying to keep their post offices. The U.S. Postal Service argues, logically, that it doesnt make fiscal sense to maintain post offices...
DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 |
A lawsuit that could have a huge impact on Colorado school funding also offers a preview of this falls election. With a measure on the November ballot to boost school funding, the arguments...
DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 |
Amidst all the debate over the appropriate role of government, one statement is indisputable: Government cannot control the weather. All it can do is move people out of the way and, afterward,...
DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 |
This evening, the Re-1 school board will decide whether to certify a ballot question for the Nov. 1 election authorizing Southwest Open School to pursue a $3.1 million bond. SWOS has already been...
DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 |
On the first day of classes at Montezuma-Cortez High School last week, most students were ready to go. Teachers were prepared to teach, the transportation department ran on schedule, and the...
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 |
An estimated 85 volunteers showed up for the communitywide COVID-19 vaccination site on Saturday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
A winter snow storm moved through the area on Tuesday leaving Durango under a blanket of snow.
A fire in massive slash piles behind the Aspen Wall Wood sawmill in Dolores has been 100% contained, but county emergency officials estimated Sunday that it could burn for days – and up to a year if it engulfed a large sawdust pile.
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