Category Archives: May 2005

Pray tell: What’s the difference between a democracy and a theocracy?

Is it just me, or is anyone else getting fed up with this country’s Christian majority? Even after last fall’s election installed several more of “their kind” in Congress, these Bible Belters and Thumpers are still constantly complaining that their … Continue reading

Published in David Long, May 2005

Rover by nimble, Sparky be quick

Dog agility popular in Cortez Each week, a group of dog lovers from throughout the county gathers for an evening of running, jumping, weaving and climbing. Although the dogs do much of the work, the human members of Montezuma Agility … Continue reading

Published in May 2005

Is too much of Mesa Verde off limits?

Hikers looking to explore the vast backcountry at Mesa Verde National Park have few options, a criticism often heard from locals but defended by archaeologists as necessary to protect the park’s fragile historic resources. But with the park’s 100-year anniversary … Continue reading

Published in May 2005

Budget crunch worries Dolores teachers: Group brings concerns to school board

As the Dolores School District Re-4A begins work on a budget for the 2005/06 school year, a group of teachers presented concerns about the forthcoming budget during the Dolores school board’s regular meeting April 21. The group has been dubbed … Continue reading

Published in May 2005

Bike-share program coming to Dolores

The students at Southwest Open School are at it again. Service, that is. This spring’s annual Mountain Biking class is preparing a service project intended to help the community of Dolores by providing free bikes for town use. The Mountain … Continue reading

Published in May 2005

On top of my pyramid

For the past two weeks, I’ve been on what my chiropractor calls a “detox diet.” This diet is supposed to purge my liver and colon of all the toxins I ingested during my three-week Easter egg diet. My meals now … Continue reading

Published in janelle holden, May 2005