David Brooks: Trump ignites war within the church

“Over the last 72 hours, I have received multiple death threats and thousands upon thousands of emails from Christians saying the nastiest and most vulgar things I have ever heard toward my family...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Amanda McNeill: Time to stop parade of intimidators

We the people of Cortez need the help of our City Council, our elected representatives. For months on end now, we have endured the unendurable “parade” of insurrectionists up and down Main Street...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Duane “Chili” Yazzie: Haaland at Interior would offer real balance

The concerns of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association, the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico, Power the Future and the Republican Party of New Mexico on the nomination of Deb Haaland...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Writers on the Range: When water dries up, it can be deadly

In Oregon, the Klamath Basin wildlife refuges have fallen into their winter silence now. The huge, clamorous flocks of geese that fill the sky during migration have moved south. Last summer, a...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Harrison Raine: Time to support wildland firefighters

By mid-September, there was no one left to call. The West, with its thousands of federal, state and local fire engines and crews, had been tapped out. Wildfires across the West had consumed the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Proposed gun law threatens sport

I grew up in a small house on a dirt road along the San Juan River, with a father who hunted to put food on our table and taught me firearm safety. But today, fewer Americans than ever are...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Kidd: NEH grant to Crow Canyon pays dividends

Earlier this month, the National Endowment for the Humanities, which has supported the valuable work of Colorado Humanities and other cultural organizations for four decades, announced a new round...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rigney: Sen. Gardner, act now to preserve the LWCF

At Osprey – a leading manufacturer of outdoor gear employing over 115 people in the U.S. – we believe that adventure is open to everyone. Nowhere does that feel more true than in Colorado, which...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Bears Ears: Don’t dismantle the sacred spirit of the land

On Dec. 4, 2017, President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to announce his attempt to undo the Bears Ears National Monument. His actions shrink the size of the protected landscape and reduce the...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Saying goodbye to Kat

I had to say goodbye to a friend today, and I’m not sure how I’m doin’ just yet. Katrina, Kat for short, was a big beautiful bay mare. Registered paint, “breeding stock.” She was the reason I...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

James: Self-raised and it shows

Anyone who knows me very well will tell you that I’m not the most fastidious man that ever lived. My second wife – I’ve been encouraged not to refer to them as ex-wife No. 1 or No. 2 – told me...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Noxious weed management underway in Mancos

In May, the town of Mancos received a letter from Montezuma County urging us to better manage the noxious weeds that have proliferated over the last few years on town-owned parks, and to encourage...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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