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Congress should follow Colorado’s example, protect immigrants

With the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act finally signed into law and the Build Back Better Act passed in the U.S. House, Congress must continue working for the American people and sup...

Give thanks for good news about population growth

The world our three granddaughters will inherit will be different from the world that we have known. I hope that their world in half a century is not too ghastly – and there is reason to sup...

Action is necessary to address EMS workforce shortage

The nation’s emergency medical services system is facing a crippling workforce shortage, a long-term problem that has been building for more than a decade. It threatens to undermine our emer...

Political balance, unaffiliated members key to redistricting commission’s success

As a lifelong unaffiliated voter, the chance to participate in an inherently political process on an equal footing with affiliated voters was very appealing. I was thrilled to be the first ...

Why a managed camp for the unhoused might be right for Durango

While homelessness is a controversial topic, few would argue that addressing it is not a straightforward matter. Rather, it is a complex and multifaceted issue that demands a spectrum of sol...

No time to waste addressing the climate crisis – pass the Build Back Better Act

From the quiet of the backcountry, we have seen and experienced the climate changing. Larger wildfires, unpredictable flash floods, hotter heat waves, bigger storms and longer droughts have...

Mercy Hospital provider statement – our commitment to caring for our community

It was disheartening to read the letter titled, “Context for petition to improve health care” submitted by business leaders and “17 concerned physicians.” However, we thank the community me...

Americans will always revere mustangs

For a professor of history, Andrew Gulliford sure seems to have forgotten plenty of it. Or perhaps he only remembers the history that fits the narrative of his curiously callous anti-mustang...

Access to higher education is the gateway, degree completion is the goal. Doubling the Pell Grant will help

Since 1972, the federal Pell Grant Program has expanded access to education for millions more Americans than otherwise would have earned a college degree. The grant has made college afforda...

The Chief belongs in a museum

The oversized, cartoon sign of an American Indian pointing to a place of business has outlived its moment. The Chief belongs in a museum not on a downtown street. He belongs with his histori...

Chastise Texas about its abortion law

There is no such thing as banning abortion, there is only banning safe abortion. Texas has just passed the country’s most draconian and restrictive law on abortion, which the Supreme Court i...

Proposition 119 will close the ‘opportunity gap’ for our kids

When it comes to providing school-aged kids with the opportunities they need to succeed; the pandemic opened our eyes to problems that have existed for more than a generation. In Colorado, a...
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