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

Parker: Roseanne’s ouster shows times are changing

WASHINGTON – Roseanne Barr’s appeal has so long eluded me that her further fall from disgrace has failed to dislodge even the slightest pebble of pity, though pitiful she is. It seems too facile to...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Parker: Philadelphia’s unnecessary war on Catholics

WASHINGTON – At a time when more than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, the city of Philadelphia is threatening to cut ties with Catholic Social Services because of the group’s policy...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The globalization of threats is an unavoidable fact

WASHINGTON – Those who find “globalists” to be villains should attend to recent events in Congo. In the remote region of a remote country, government agencies and international institutions...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Singletary: Speedy credit card transactions dangerous for consumers

WASHINGTON – In hawking its iPhone X, Apple produced a pretty fly commercial. Fly as in stylish. Or, “totally lit,” as teens say. Apple’s “Fly Market” ad highlights how easy it is to pay with your...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Brown: Access to international trade critical for Colorado ranchers and farmers

If you live in Colorado, or if your business is touched in any way by any aspect of the agricultural industry, the ongoing national discussion about trade agreements and import tariffs should mean...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Waldman and Sennott: The crisis in journalism has become a crisis of democracy

By Steven Waldman and Charles Sennott Shortly after starting as a newspaper reporter in the coal-fields region of eastern Kentucky, Will Wright wrote an alarming article about how residents hadn’t...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Tingey: Reauthorize the lottery, continue funding our way of life

Colorado’s public lands have enormous influence on our state’s culture and economy, and the state’s place for adventure is also why I’m proud the business my husband and I own, Alpacka Raft, is...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Cooper: Teachers wanted - ISO collaborators, team players, life-long learners

It’s hiring season for the Dolores School District. “Teachers wanted!” Every spring we are recruiting for the best teachers willing to embrace the challenges of educating our outstanding students....

DATE: April 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Jollon: Gun violence is a public health issue

According to the Colorado Health Information Dataset, 781 people died from gunshot wounds in Colorado in 2016, more than died from motor vehicle accidents. Of those killed with guns, 605 died by...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thiessen: Liberals don’t hate America and conservatives are not racists

WASHINGTON – I’m a rock-ribbed conservative who wants Republicans to keep control of Congress. But I’m not unhappy that Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone lost the special election in...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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