Two-thirds of a million dollars in in-kind contributions so far, is being used to advocate cutting the state’s individual and corporate tax rates from 4.63% to 4.55%. With the damage done to payers...
DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 |
Leadership seems always to be on our minds. We think we know what it is by pointing to heroes such as George Washington, whose greatest act, because his most selfless, was to step down from the...
DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 |
Is it really true that we can’t have any fun anymore, that escapism is not a healthy periodic indulgence but rather the neglect of all the things we cannot solve but about which we are supposed to...
DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 |
In 1987, 11-year-old Juan Perez and two other boys scaled a fence at night and sneaked into the polar bear cage at the Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, New York. Two bears mauled and killed Juan ....
DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 |
Miguel Trujillo was a child of Isleta Pueblo, in New Mexico, just south of Albuquerque, which was inhabited by his ancestors since before Spanish soldiers thought they discovered the country at the...
DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 |
Start with the picture. It was taken in the first week of March 1992, a photo of a press conference. At the center is 46-year-old Bill Clinton at a pair of microphones. He is flanked by three...
DATE: July 28, 2020 |
John Evans was born on the Ohio frontier. By 1838, he had an Ohio college medical degree. In 1845, he became the first superintendent of an Indiana insane asylum he pioneered with the belief that...
DATE: July 21, 2020 |
When “The West Wing” entered its fourth season, in late 2002, Aaron Sorkin, its creator, writer and producer, was forced to abandon the show following increasing personal problems, including an...
DATE: July 14, 2020 |
You hear it all the time these days, in articles, news reports and public service announcements: If you have COVID-like symptoms and you want to get a test, call your doctor – or your family...
DATE: July 7, 2020 |
Serena Williams, the most successful tennis player in the Open Era, maintains even she does not know where her serve is going until she lands it. Something similar transpired in 1776, when the...
DATE: June 30, 2020 |
June 25, 1876, is the day George Armstrong Custer entered history, first as a secular martyr and then, over the succeeding decades, in degrees of infamy congruent with perceptions of him as a...
DATE: June 23, 2020 |
On Friday, May 29, as cities burned, and with all the drama fit for a time just before midnight in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court took the unusual step of batting down an emergency...
DATE: June 9, 2020 |
The Strater Hotel, owned for decades by Rod Barker and his family, sold the hotel this week to Ross Garrett, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The Galloping Goose Historical Society in Dolores works on restoring five rail cars that ran on area rialroad tracks.
Saturday night’s demolition derby drew about 1,600 fans to Fairgrounds Speedway.
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