Policy and Politics | by Megan Graham
Populated by a high school boy and a pair of middle school girls, all with distinctly different learning styles, interests and personalities, my house is a veritable research lab on educational efficacy for the pre- and full-blown adolescent. It is far from the only shop in town churning out such data, of course, but... ...read more
If you ever need to borrow a strawberry stemmer, instant popsicle maker or human-shaped spatula, I’ve got them and about 50 other high-grade kitchen gadgets. This is not because of a strange fetish, but one of many fortunate by-products owed to one of my longest and dearest friendships.
The source of... ...read more
The real estate market’s return to higher volume and higher prices is a good thing from a number of angles, but it does not necessarily reflect how things are going for everyone who lives and works in Durango.
Last week’s retrospective (Herald, Jan. 21) on the 2013 Durango real estate market... ...read more
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will be in Durango today and Wednesday for a number of events, including a financial-services and housing-business roundtable.
At the roundtable, he will meet with community representatives from the banking, real estate and title insurance industries about the impact of... ...read more
Rep. Scott Tipton (Cortez-R) will be in Durango on Tuesday and Wednesday for a number of events including a financial services and housing business roundtable.
At the roundtable, Tipton will meet with community representatives from the banking, real estate and title insurance industries about the impact of... ...read more
Well, it’s the most wonderful time of the year again, which mostly means an extra long list of things to do and purchase, plus behavior and expectations to manage. And that’s just my own. It is a peculiar thing we do to ourselves during the holiday season: rearrange our lives to accommodate tinsel,... ...read more
For a decade or more, earlier in my adulthood, I had a debilitating fear of flying. Any impending plane trip triggered a weeks-long panic fest in anticipation, followed by outright meltdowns on the dreaded travel day. This was not much fun for me, and no picnic for my travel companions.
Given this pattern... ...read more
Primary season is good sport for political nerds, with candidates of the same party vying to outdo one another as the most pure ideological water-carrier. There is certainly no small amount of theater involved in the exercise: Candidates position themselves along a spectrum so that primary voters can identify where... ...read more
Like a couple of letter writers who have weighed in on the dreaded disposable bag issue, I am a friend of the feline. I won’t embarrass myself by revealing the precise number of these creatures that live in my home, but between the cats’ nutritional demands and their leavings, suffice it to say that our... ...read more