Editorial: Gay scout leaders could mean LDS exit

08/01/2015 01:55 PM MDT
The Boy Scouts of America's recent decision to end its blanket ban on gay adult leaders was inevitable, though it certainly disappointed many longtime supporters of Scouting. 
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Editorial: Community is key to success of Connie Mack World Series
07/30/2015 12:09 PM MDT - The Connie Mack World Series has come a long way since 1965, when a determined group of businessmen successfully bid on the tournament at the annual meeting of the American Amateur Baseball Congress in Chicago. Full Story

Editorial: Referendum election will set tone for Navajo Nation's future
07/16/2015 12:45 PM MDT - Next week, Navajo voters will weigh in on a measure that could drastically affect how the tribe's top leaders are elected in the future. Full Story

Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
07/03/2015 01:02 PM MDT - UP — We'll have plenty of coverage on the Fourth of July celebrations this weekend and we're particularly proud of the options available to San Juan County residents. Full Story

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. Full Story

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

Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
LA coroner IDs 1 of 2 women dead from suspected overdoses

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified one of two women who died from suspected drug overdoses at a weekend music festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds. Full Story
Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.