Clarence Dobbs, 75, looks over his possessions on July 23, 2018, as he contemplates his next move. The camp where he was living was closed down by the City of Durango on Aug. 25. (Scott DW Smith, Special to The Colorado Sun)

High-country Colorado towns wrangle big-city problems with homelessness

“No camping” signs have popped up in Durango's parks and greenways. Homeless residents have had to scatter and hide, the victims of a crisis of homelessness -- and some say heartlessness -- in the tourist town.

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Nicolais: Hell might be freezing over, but it’s time to address campaign finance laws

Decades of campaign finance laws to get money out of politics have only made our system demonstrably worse – so maybe it's time to try something different