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  • GUEST COLUMN: A more Christian conversation about Islam

    James W. Gonia
    Published: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    In recent months, public dialogue in the United States around Islam and the Muslim community has become increasingly tense. Extreme voices, claiming to represent primarily those of Christian faith, have proclaimed false and prejudicial conspiracy theories as fact: that Islam is an...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Are you really pro-choice?

    Laura Carno
    Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Democrats seem intent on making this election about choice. What else explains the barrage of ads in the Colorado U.S. Senate race with the false narrative that a woman's right to get a legal abortion is in jeopardy? Since the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade has...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Silent impact of domestic violence on children

    Brian F. Martin
    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Did Ray & Janay Rice grow up living with domestic violence? My name is Brian F. Martin, and I grew up living with domestic violence. What, exactly though, does this mean? In my instance, this means I grew up in a home where my mother's boyfriend physically and nonphysically...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Numbers tell story of Colorado's lackluster jobs recovery

    Bill Cadman-
    Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    More than five years after the end of the Great Recession in June of 2009, Colorado still has unemployment 47 percent higher than before the recession. But that's not the worst of the bad news. Colorado also has 159,982 missing jobs, and part-time jobs have replaced full-time...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Sector partnerships ensure a stronger Colorado workforce

    Dave Csintyan
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    "Sector partnerships" is a term you'll be hearing more frequently in the months ahead. Business leaders are joining together with the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) and local partners to develop sector partnerships across the state. Sector partnerships are a highly...

  • GUEST COLUMN: School board supports fiscally responsible issues

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    On Aug. 18, the Falcon School District 49 Board of Education passed a $107.4 million bond and mill levy override for voters to consider in November. 3A and 3B address our district's greatest needs to ensure our students receive an excellent education that will prepare them for college...

  • GUEST COLUMN: The high cost of an anti-energy president

    Doug Lamborn
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    We live in extraordinary times. The amazing technological innovations of America's scientists, researchers, engineers and leading minds have made available to us the technology to free America from dependence on volatile and foreign sources of energy. Yet, everywhere you turn, energy...

  • FAGIN: Putin wages covert wars abroad to increase popularity at home

    Barry Fagin
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Ukraine's parliament has voted to give the Donbass, its Russian-backed war-weary eastern region, special autonomy and status. In return, Ukraine has signed the long-delayed political and trade pact with the European Union, and at least for now Russia has withdrawn most of its troops...

  • GUEST COLUMN: U.S. Air Force Academy: A call to the future

    Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    The U.S. Air Force Academy celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, coinciding with the 67th anniversary of the Air Force. It's remarkable to think how quickly the academy was established after the Air Force's founding. In less than a decade, Air Force leaders, with the support of...

  • GUEST COLUMN: We should vote to pay for parks again

    Alex Johnson
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    There probably won't be any television ads or slick political mailers about issue 1A this fall; it isn't a top of the ticket race between two political powerhouses or a particularly hot-button issue. Nevertheless, local voters will decide a critical question on this year's ballot:...