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Sheriff should write his own column

Dear Editor:I am writing regarding the March 8 headline, “Sheriffs fear trouble.” I am disappointed in Sheriff Spruell’s comments. At no point in the article does the sheriff try to defuse the...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Budget must balance with less federal funding

The budget is, and will continue to be, the biggest issue at the Capitol. The Joint Budget Committee is working hard to present a balanced long bill to us in about two weeks. The problem is that...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | COLUMN: Capitol Report

Common ground on criminal justice

What do Newt Gingrich and Grover Norquist have in common with the ACLU and Amnesty International? If your answer is absolutely nothing, you’d be wrong. A growing number of conservatives and...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | COLUMN: Life in the Legislature

Nuclear future Rethinking the risks in the wake of disaster

Out of Japan’s rubble, two irrefutable truths have emerged: Natural forces can overcome human-devised defenses, and nuclear power isn’t as safe as Japanese leaders believed.The first is not news,...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Lady Panthers start 2-0

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Lady Panthers soccer team kicked off its season in high gear with two nonconference wins at home over Telluride, 3-2, and at Bayfield, 3-1, on Friday and...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Track teams open in New Mexico

Montezuma-Cortez, Mancos, Dolores and Dove Creek took their high school track and field teams to Farmington, N.M., on Saturday to compete at the 15-team Piedra Vista High School Invitational.The...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local baseball scores (preps)

The Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team opened its season at the Bloomfield (N.M.) High School three-game tournament and went 1-2. The Panthers opened with a 12-3 win over New Mexico’s...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Four States Ag Expo packs load of events

Organizers work on well-rounded list of activities

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials: Burn safely

After a controlled burn slipped away from local residents last month and devoured 32 acres, local fire officials are concerned a dry winter may give birth to a perilous spring fire season.“That’s...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Redistricting bill hits back burner Four Corners politicians lose ground on effort to redraw political districts

PUEBLO — A congressional redistricting bill by Four Corners Republicans is on “the backest of back burners” and will not be heard until April, if at all, a Republican leader said Saturday.Rep. J....

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

LWV focuses on political redistricting

The thought of redistricting in Colorado brings with it memories of party fights and litigation. This year, however, the state should be able to avoid the sort of political brawl that erupted after...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSJD could feel federal cuts

Republicans on Capitol Hill want to end subsidies for public broadcasting, including National Public Radio and Public Broadcasting Service. If that happens, local public radio station KSJD could...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News