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Editorial cartoon

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial cartoons

Disrespect of flag, anthem should stop

It has come to the attention of several concerned citizens regarding the behavior of some students (along with a few faculty members) at the Montezuma Cortez High School. The behavior involves the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial cartoons

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Partnering with the community to support education

As the Montezuma-Cortez School District begins the work of crafting a strategic plan to guide it through the next three years, district leaders are seeking more participation from the public. To...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest columns

Tipton’s stand on public lands suspect

I listened to Rep. Scott Tipton’s March 8 telephone town hall meeting, and one question in particular bothered me. Bob from Pueblo asked Rep. Tipton why he thinks public lands should be...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

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Transportation

We all react differently to the “good news, bad news” scenario. Given a choice, which one do you prefer to hear first? On House Bill 1242, which was heard before the House Transportation and...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

AmeriCorps deserves thanks and support

In the spring of 2001, after spending four years of active duty as a firefighter in the U.S. Air Force, I moved to Colorado and joined an AmeriCorps program. I became an education mentor for a...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Revise methane rule for the right reasons

After reading several letters to the editor the last few weeks concerning the BLM methane gas rule, filled with a mixture of facts and emotional opinions, I’ve also decided to write. A letter...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Cortez politicians neglect the homeless

It’s too bad Cortez has corrupt politicians, instead of an old school building that could be used as the Bridge Shelter for the homeless. Have you ever tried to write a letter to the editor on the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

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To a degree, the ‘administrative state’ is here to stay

WASHINGTON — Just what White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon meant when he recently suggested “deconstructing the administrative state” is unclear. To critics, he would gut the whole...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

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Editorial cartoon

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial cartoons

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Realistic cap to the number of homegrown pot plants is the right approach

How much is enough? The question, when it comes to marijuana plants grown at home for medicinal use, elicits a range of answers from the reasonable to the ridiculous. And that is just one reason...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

U.S. founded on democratic principles

Currently, America is not the greatest nation on earth — it’s fourth. Germany is first. We have some work to do. We are not a country “under God.” That was added to the pledge in 1954. It didn’t...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor