Editorials

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One dubious deal disappears, but another takes its place

By Staff

Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, who made the infamous deal last month to vote for the Senate health care bill in exchange for his state getting a free pass on increased Medicare costs, has reportedly asked Senate leaders to drop the Nebraska ...


Roaches prove to be hardy world travelers

By Staff

In November of 1969, the United States launched the Apollo 12, the sixth manned space flight in the Apollo program and the second landing on the moon. The command module carrying the space crew was called the Yankee Clipper. During a ...


A doobie-ous limit

By Staff

As a result of several government decisions last year, medical marijuana use and distribution has exploded in Colorado. Evidence of that is abundant in the growing number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Grand Junction and communities ...


Pat Robertson sees devil in the devastation

By Staff

Pat Robertson has stuck his foot in his mouth once again. While discussing the devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti, the television evangelist said on his “700 Club” program Wednesday that Haitians long ago “swore a ...


Version 10.3 of governor’s race

By Staff

The anticipated 2010 Colorado gubernatorial race has already gone through a number of iterations. The latest version, officially rolled out during a press conference Tuesday at the state Capitol, pits Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a ...


Ritter’s budget legacy

By Staff

When he gave his valedictory State of the State address last Thursday, Gov. Bill Ritter naturally mentioned some of the accomplishments of the three years he’s been Colorado’s chief executive. They include his efforts to expand the ...


Effort under way to preserve machine-gun nest, labor legacy near Telluride

By Staff

Colorado tourism promoters extol our scenery, our fall colors, and our snow-capped peaks, but nobody mentions a historic machine-gun nest above 13,000 feet. At the top of Imogene Pass, between Telluride and Ouray, a machine-gun emplacement ...


Ladenburger’s leave-taking

By Staff

Most of the thousands of people who will utilize the state-of-the-art medical services in the new, 12-story tower that is the most visible feature of St. Mary’s Hospital’s Century Project will never know Bob Ladenburger’s ...


DDA is not eager to lose a ‘Big Biscuit’

By Staff

National elections often influence and energize local politics, and the government-by-defiance model now coming from Washington is a dangerous precedent. Local politicians have been energized by the rise of the all-knowing bureaucrat and have ...


Haiti needs help

By Staff

An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale would cause devastation wherever it struck. When it is centered near the crowded capital of one of the poorest nation’s on Earth — as occurred late Tuesday in Haiti — the death ...


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