Position: Community Voices

Nothing's perfect, so let's be practical

The expectation of perfection is what gets us into trouble.

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Party of Pinocchios

Prime-time comedy at its finest

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Workable future requires discussion, compromise

Our government is, in the end, simply us.

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

The meaning of exceptionalism

Health care mandate is responsible course of action.

DATE: Sept. 3, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Candidates should address more pressing local issues

The police can't enter your home without a search warrant, but LPEA will with smart meters.

DATE: Sept. 2, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Politicizing the weather

Media finds metaphor in Hurricane Isaac

DATE: Aug. 29, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Local government open to all

For your voice to be heard, first you must speak

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Republicans offer no serious alternative to Obamacare

"I am backing the party that takes my health security and my Social Security seriously."

DATE: Aug. 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Nothing but the truth

In political season, look behind smoke and mirrors.

DATE: Aug. 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Red Cross reflects on successful year in 2009

We've all seen those television shows during New Year's in which we look back on all that has occurred in the previous12 months. I would like to reflect on the accomplishments of the Southwest...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Stewards of the Land

Winter has set in here in Southwestern Colorado, and that means short, cold days and lots of snow. It also means thereare a huge variety of outdoor activities and events in nearby national forest...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2010 | COLUMN: Community Voices

Dental clinic helps area children

Southwest Smile Makers Dental Clinic has undergone many manifestations over the last decade in its quest to meetchildren's dental needs. Beginning in a small clinic room at San Juan Basin Health...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2009 | COLUMN: Community Voices

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