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

Guest Editorial: USA Freedom Act: A smaller Big Brother
05/09/2015 12:42 PM MDT - Last fall, Congress was on the verge of doing away with the most troubling invasion of privacy revealed by Edward Snowden: the National Security Agency's indiscriminate collection of the telephone records of millions of Americans. Full Story

Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines
05/08/2015 08:07 AM MDT - UP — It is heartening when residents rise to help their neighbors after natural disasters strike. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Putin's revisionism, paranoia
05/07/2015 07:52 AM MDT - President Vladimir Putin recently was interviewed for a fawning Russian television documentary on his decade and a half in power. Full Story

Guest Editorial: The lessons of Baltimore, Ferguson and too many places
05/06/2015 01:00 PM MDT - Half a century ago, in the weeks between the bloody beating of civil rights marchers by Alabama state troopers on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge and the six days of looting, arson and death in Watts, it would have seemed unthinkable that people then living would see an African American as president of the United States, or as a mayor or police chief in a city like Baltimore. Full Story

Guest Editorial: Shake-up in the House of Saud
05/05/2015 08:15 AM MDT - A 4 a.m. communique from Riyadh last week detailed one of the most momentous political shake-ups in the history of Saudi Arabia. Full Story

Guest Editorial: A wise ruling on campaign finance
05/04/2015 10:21 PM MDT - The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. hasn't been friendly to legislative attempts to reduce the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. Full Story

Family returns found dog tags to veteran's relatives

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Basil Robinson's relatives have his military dog tags back after a family found them in a dumpster while searching for scrap metal. Full Story
Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48. Full Story
( Randy McMullen )
Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.