Editorial: Closing power plant will devastate the region

06/29/2015 08:41 AM MDT
Events related to the region's power plants and coal mines were developing at a furious pace last week. 
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Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
06/12/2015 03:08 PM MDT - UP — The results of an Environmental Protection Agency study on hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, showed something that area residents have known for decades — the practice has caused minimal harm to the nation's drinking water. Full Story

Editorial: Lawmakers get another chance to do their jobs
06/06/2015 03:26 PM MDT - We were glad to hear that state lawmakers have agreed on a capital outlay bill that will pay for road construction in Aztec and other projects locally and around the state. Full Story

Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
06/05/2015 11:53 AM MDT - UP — It was great to hear that the San Juan College's new School of Energy building is nearing completion. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Muslim haters weaponized free speech
06/03/2015 07:55 AM MDT - The Charlie Hebdo marches stood against the hate that last week's antiMuslim rally (in Phoenix) represented. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Native American Indian Education Act fixes a costly pledge
05/27/2015 09:46 AM MDT - For more than a century, Fort Lewis College in Durango has served an important role in providing free tuition to American Indians. Full Story

Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
05/22/2015 01:51 PM MDT - UP — Riverfest will begin three days of festivities today to kick off the Memorial Day weekend providing a variety of events for area residents to enjoy. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Congress asleep at the wheel
05/21/2015 08:40 AM MDT - The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit infrastructure. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Growers move to trademark Hatch chiles
05/16/2015 01:49 PM MDT - The label on the front of the can is as clear as can be. In bright red letters, it proudly declares that "Hatch" chopped green chiles are inside. Full Story

Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
05/15/2015 07:57 AM MDT - UP — It's the season for graduations, and we congratulate all the participating students — in both high school and college — on the hard work that was required to qualify for that diploma. Full Story

Hot-air balloon hits tree, catches fire at Utah festival

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A witness says a pig-shaped hot-air balloon crashed into a tree and caught fire at a balloon festival in Utah, cutting the pilot's face. Full Story
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