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Your participation needed in presidential caucuses

We've watched the political action in Iowa and New Hampshire. Our turn is coming on Tuesday, March 1, in Colorado. That's when we have precinct caucuses, the first step to determine which...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

In-home service grant vouchers available for La Plata County residents

Courtesy La Plata County Senior Services Do you know someone or are you a person who is living alone and aging who could use some extra help with shopping or taking medication? Are you recovering...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

Colorado highways need funding

By J. Paul Brown The second regular session of the 70th Colorado General Assembly of the Colorado House of Representatives was called to order by Speaker of the House Dickie Lee Hullinghorst on...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

Guest Columnist: Let Lake Powell go

A collaborative new plan to conserve water isn't really about conservation; it's about hydropower. The plan is called the "Colorado River Conservation Partnership," and it was launched by the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

County offers new ways to pay property taxes in 2016

By Allison Morrissey Last November, the citizens of La Plata County were asked to vote for or against a mill levy increase. The levy lost by a few hundred votes. People I talked with had a number...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

What will 2016 bring us?

It's a new year and the traditional time to take stock of our lives and see what needs improving. I think as I'm getting older, however, I'm getting less enthusiastic about New Year's resolutions....

DATE: Jan. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

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