Log In

Reset Password

Election endorsements

Proposition II, Retain Nicotine Tax Revenue in Excess of Blue Book Estimate

Our View: Prop. HH backfill plan dicey for lean local districts

One thing that voters can likely agree on – Proposition HH, designed to reduce property taxes, is complex, a possible hindrance to those who might get tangled up in its 14 pages of Blue Book...

Our View: Beyond cycling titles, Kuss a gracious winner

From riding with Durango Devo’s cycling program to winning the Vuelta a España, Sepp Kuss has always quietly separated himself from the pack. As a teen, he took long solo rides up mountain p...

Our view: Daytime eclipse tourists may become astrotourists

With the Four Corners in the privileged path of the annular “ring of fire” eclipse on Saturday, lodging has been sold-out or near capacity since midsummer. No wonder. This kind of celestial ...

Our View: Democracy at work in Silverton’s OHV vote

After a summer afternoon exploring backcountry roads in the San Juan Mountains, dropping into Silverton on an off-highway vehicle is a good time. Grab a burger and a beer, people-watch for a...

Our View: Indian boarding school findings momentous to Southwest families

Numbers, scale add up to what elders have always said

Our View: McCarthy’s big mistake - he didn’t first respect himself

We’re not surprised that former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was voted out of his job on Tuesday. But the real wild cards in the showdown turned out to be some hard-right Republicans. Lauren...

Our View: Cannabis industry needs SAFER Banking Act

Perlmutter, Polis instrumental to legitimate regulations

Our View: Systemic challenges mean USPS could lose ‘S’ for service

A few decades ago, do you remembering hearing old-timers say that a solid, great job for life was one with the U.S. Postal Service? Well, that career advice has not stood the test of time. I...

Our View: Contemplating values in potential new Durango logo

On Sept. 19, Durango City Council voted 4-1 for city staff to explore the feasibility of creating and implementing a new city logo that reflects the community’s contemporary values – and det...

Our View: Shutdown season more tiresome than pumpkin spice

Effects would ripple through Southwest

Our View: Colorado librarian wins settlement, our admiration

Librarians really are champions for every patron who walks through their doors. Yes, they get books and information into the hands of people whose lives will be enhanced by them, and take ca...
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus