Category Archives: April 2010

Will politics trump justice?

Do as I say, not as I do. This is the admonition parents occasionally finger-wag at their naughty children for minor transgressions of which they themselves have been guilty. (Son, we just didn’t know how harmful it was for teenagers … Continue reading

Published in April 2010, David Long

Back to the drawing board for Rico-West Dolores travel management

  In a couple of months, the soaring slopes and ridges between Dolores and Rico, Colo., will burst with new life, from wildflowers to fawns. Flocking to enjoy the views, the blooms and the fresh air will be outdoor enthusiasts … Continue reading

Published in April 2010

The future of farming

Farmers and ranchers must change the way they see themselves, becoming more than just a cog in the giant industrial production wheel. That was the message delivered by Lisa Hamilton, author of “Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of … Continue reading

Published in April 2010

A long way from Window Rock for the Navajos’ west side

The Navajo Western Agency wants to play a greater part in the operations of its central government. A resolution calling for decentralization of general services and divisions of the Navajo Nation government, located in Window Rock, Ariz., passed 55-6-2 during … Continue reading

Published in April 2010

Struggling to find more water in the Lower Dolores

The Dolores River quenches the thirst of many people, crops and creatures as it winds down from Bolam Pass through Rico and Dolores, across McPhee Reservoir, past the alfalfa fields of Dove Creek, and into spectacular desert canyons before merging … Continue reading

Published in April 2010

A woman’s intelligence

Durango’s Harris broke ground gathering info for the military One day, 5-year-old Gail Harris sat at home in Newark, N.J., watching TV with her dad. “Now my dad was both visionary and old-fashioned,” she laughs. “You know. ‘We watch what … Continue reading

Published in April 2010, Arts & Entertainment