Column: The Dumb Debate: Big vs Small

09/17/2014 04:40 PM MDT
One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. 
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Column: Obama needs Congress to approve this war
09/17/2014 04:38 PM MDT - WASHINGTON >> The United States last declared war many wars ago, on June 5, 1942, when, to clarify legal ambiguities during a world conflagration, it declared war on Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Full Story

Column: Tom Udall wants to shut me up
09/16/2014 07:00 PM MDT - Each week I write an energy-themed commentary. The topic on which I write is generally something that my readers — even those in the energy industry — don't know about. Full Story

Column: Ferguson tragedy becoming a farce?
09/16/2014 06:59 PM MDT - What happened in Ferguson, Mo., last month was a tragedy. What's on course to happen there next month could be a farce. Full Story

Column: Desert View Family Counseling, Navajo United Methodist Center need volunteers
09/16/2014 07:19 PM MDT - Be a helping hand in the lives of those in transition with the help of the Volunteer Center at San Juan College. Full Story

COLUMN: Tips to raise responsible, independent children
09/16/2014 06:43 PM MDT - I've received several inquiries asking, "How can I teach my child to be more responsible?" As a parent myself, I'm a work in progress and understand that raising responsible and independent children is not easy. Full Story

COLUMN: Always beware of rat poisoning
09/16/2014 06:41 PM MDT - We have experienced three cases in the past few weeks of pets with anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning, better known as rat poisoning. Full Story

Column: Women fan base major reason for NFL's Rice response
09/15/2014 03:36 PM MDT - What do pedicures and sparkly flip-flops have to do with Ray Rice's unceremonious ouster from football? Full Story

Column: Will The Swiss Vote to Get Their Gold Back?
09/15/2014 03:35 PM MDT - On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the bank's assets. Full Story

COLUMN: Educators say parents' relationship plays a role in children's education
09/13/2014 03:43 PM MDT - This week's column is a far cry from earlier ones, but I thought with schools being back in session it might be a good idea to get some thoughts about the effect of marriage and divorce on children from an educator's point of view. Full Story

Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat diners

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. Full Story
(Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. Full Story