David Brooks: Trump ignites war within the church

“Over the last 72 hours, I have received multiple death threats and thousands upon thousands of emails from Christians saying the nastiest and most vulgar things I have ever heard toward my family...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Amanda McNeill: Time to stop parade of intimidators

We the people of Cortez need the help of our City Council, our elected representatives. For months on end now, we have endured the unendurable “parade” of insurrectionists up and down Main Street...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Duane “Chili” Yazzie: Haaland at Interior would offer real balance

The concerns of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association, the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico, Power the Future and the Republican Party of New Mexico on the nomination of Deb Haaland...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Surprising and subtle effects of COVID-19

I was watching “The Crown” the other evening and for a split second thought, “Nobody’s wearing masks, and they’re all gathering too closely together!” It startled me that I’m so used to living in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2021 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

Writers on the Range: When water dries up, it can be deadly

In Oregon, the Klamath Basin wildlife refuges have fallen into their winter silence now. The huge, clamorous flocks of geese that fill the sky during migration have moved south. Last summer, a...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2021 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Harrison Raine: Time to support wildland firefighters

By mid-September, there was no one left to call. The West, with its thousands of federal, state and local fire engines and crews, had been tapped out. Wildfires across the West had consumed the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Pastorious hidden in plain sight

Even though COVID-19 is still with us, and it seems many writers can think of nothing else to write about, I have strayed from that place. Actually, I am at the point of either choosing to go fly...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | COLUMN: Writers on the Range

What I did during the lockdown

My email inbox has been filled with things to do during the stay-at-home edict. They have ranged from making the house spotless, finishing the entire honey-do list, gaining weight and developing a...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | COLUMN: Writers on the Range

It’s time to impeach, remove President Trump

WASHINGTON – No one has worked more aggressively to trigger impeachment than the president. You may remember that, during the campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump suggested that, should he win, he...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Kathleen Parker: With Syria and Turkey, Trump has blood on his hands

WASHINGTON – So let me get this straight: President Trump ordered the removal of American troops from northern Syria, knowing that Turkey would invade, seize and occupy Kurd-occupied land. But now,...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

Those Quids and Quos get in bed and go hog wild

WASHINGTON – It’s fair to say at this juncture that America’s Quid and Ukraine’s Quo have been caught in bed together. The fevered search for a damning quid pro quo since the White House released a...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | COLUMN: Kathleen Parker

A U.S. president who doesn’t understand America

WASHINGTON – One of the puzzling aspects of Donald Trump’s hyper-nationalism is its consistent denigration of the nation itself. In a 2017 Oval Office conversation between Trump, Russian Foreign...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

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