Category Archives: October 2005

Preserving native culture

Print this articleThe books have titles like “Taytay’s Memories” and “Swift Eagle of the Rio Grande.” Bound in sturdy hard covers, the thick volumes with their heavy ragged-edge pages evoke memories of the library on snowy childhood Saturdays, or the … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

Great Stories have timeless appeal

Print this articleRecently, while casting about for something to read, I came upon a bestselling novel by a current author. About two chapters into the book, I suspected that all was not right with the heroine, a woman in her … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, October 2005

Good news, bad news about regional air quality

Print this article The “big picture” of air quality in the Four Corners appears murkier than the horizon on a windy day. That was the conclusion to be drawn from a regional air-quality conference that took place in mid-September at … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

The air that we breathe

Print this articleA proposed $2 billion power plant 30 miles south of Farmington could be a boon to an impoverished people — or a curse that would degrade health and the environment. Those sharply conflicting views were presented at a … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

Battling racism in the Four Corners: Racist incidents recounted at civil-rights open forum

Print this article  Related stories: Diversity boosts economy, expert states Perceptions of prejudice vary widely On Sept. 22, members of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission traveled to Cortez and heard some potentially explosive charges of racism at a meeting in … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

Battling racism in the Four Corners: Diversity boosts economy, expert states

Print this article  Related stories: Perceptions of prejudice vary widely Racist incidents recounted at civil-rights open forum A vibrant city economy depends on positive community attitudes toward ethnic diversity, advised officials with the U.S. and Colorado Civil Rights commissions at … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

Battling racism in the Four Corners: Perceptions of prejudice vary widely

Print this article  Related stories: Diversity boosts economy, expert states Racist incidents recounted at civil-rights open forum Is Montezuma County a racist place? There seem to be as many opinions about the ugly issue as there are people willing to … Continue reading

Published in October 2005

Donate to a great cause: the NFL

Print this articleI’ve decided that the only hope for restoring civil society in this country is sports. Here’s why. Given that my parents, most of my family, and some close friends are big fans of the current president’s administration, sports … Continue reading

Published in janelle holden, October 2005