‘We tried our best’

Editor: My name is Wendy Williams. My husband and I had recently been featured in your article “Mustangs seized.” I would like to voice my side of the story now. I am truly sorry for the mustangs...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Bridge shelter prepares for 7th season

On Oct. 15, 2012, the Bridge Emergency Shelter will open our doors for our seventh season. Generosity of many community members and our local faith community has been vital to our endurance. This...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

It’s time to build a new high school

On June 28, Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 was awarded a $22.7 million grant from the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) program. This grant was awarded because the BEST board...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Religious tyranny, not religious freedom

Among many issues concerning reforms in national health care currently being implemented, one issue is represented by conservatives as involving religious freedom. Their central argument is that...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thoughts on the new school year

For educators, this really is the most exciting time of the year. After weeks of preparation, training and collaboration, we now are ready to welcome our students back to our buildings for another...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

BLM commends communities for Weber Fire support

As our communities start to see a shift in the weather patterns, I wanted to take a moment to share my appreciation and gratitude for the support the BLM and our firefighters received during the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Community is our middle name

The Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC), a division of Pueblo Community College (PCC), operates from multiple sites that provide the sole source of 2-year education for the Southwest...

DATE: July 31, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The impact of abusive relationships on youth

Child advocate at the NEST Child Advocacy CenterThe Teen Maze invited seventh- through ninth-graders from Re-1, and surrounding districts to engage in a range of choices they’ll face as they...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Man’s sorriest method of management

Did you mow your lawn recently? Did you prune your trees this spring? Why did you do that? You will likely say that it is necessary to keep them healthy, nice looking and productive. You would be...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Voters deserve to know origins of secret money in elections

Twice last week, the U.S. Senate refused to allow full debate on the DISCLOSE Act, which would require complete disclosure of spending on big-money advertising in candidate elections. Twice, the...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

‘Hunger fluency’ statistics show need

The Good Samaritan Center sits quietly behind Slavens’ in the alley. It is a good location for people in a pickle to come and get food to take home and cook. We have been giving out sacks of food...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The UN and the Second Amendment

Our Founding Fathers guaranteed us the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, putting into place a fundamental liberty to safeguard against tyranny and protect our sacred nation.This right,...

DATE: July 19, 2012 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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