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Republicans left with a bullying demagogue as nominee
By: - 0 Thu, May 5, 2016

It's all over but the shouting. Donald Trump has won Indiana, and presumably the Republican nomination. Republican voters, what have you...

Byron York: Stunned Cruz supporters ask: What happened?
By: - 0 21 hr ago

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Hours before the Cruz campaign's election-night event, the buzz was that Ted Cruz would deliver "somber" remarks. "Somber"...

GUEST COLUMN: Support Blue Lives Matter Act
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

In a world full of evil-doers, our law enforcement officers stand between us and the bullets. We know the sacrifice our officers make.


Opt-out movement seeks change in system
By: - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

The 2015-16 testing season is reaching its conclusion in Colorado and not a moment too soon. Administrators and teachers are weary after another fast...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado parents should "opt in" to higher standards
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

For too many families, school policy and instructional methods are essentially a black box: Moms and dads drop off their kids each morning, pick them...

Recalibrate overtime rules
By: - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

In June, the Department of Labor proposed increasing the salaries test used to determine if an employee is eligible for overtime from the current...

More must be done to help female vets
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Daughter, mother, wife, these are just some of the titles women have, but to women veterans these titles not only look, but can feel different when...

GUEST COLUMN: Time to talk about mental health
0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

The National Institute on Mental Health estimates there were 43.6 million adults in the United States with a mental illness in the past year. This...

FAGIN: Mandatory recycling should be trashed
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Another Earth Day has come and gone. Once again we can proclaim our love for Mother Earth by showing our friends and neighbors how much we recycle....

GUEST COLUMN: A tax day that's even worse for Colorado
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

When are Coloradans done paying their taxes? No, the answer isn't April 18 - taxes were just due on that day. You finished paying them April...

GUEST COLUMN: Neighborhood integrity at core of proposed changes to regulation of residential marijuana grows
0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Current state laws regarding medical marijuana, production of marijuana infused products and residential marijuana grows have forced municipalities...

GUEST COLUMN: Democrats' "business" agenda is hurting Colorado
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

As ranking member on the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee, I often hear my Democrat colleagues touting their ideas to help Colorado's...

Freight rail system a beacon on Earth Day
By: - 0 Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Earth Day is here, and perhaps unbeknownst to many Coloradans, it is a day of special importance to the U.S. freight railroad industry. This is...

GUEST OPINION: Celebrating Cheyenne Mountain's 50th Anniversary
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Since 1966, the United States Air Force at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station has been at the forefront of our nation's capacity to track foreign...

GUEST COLUMN: Water stewardship is everyone's responsibility
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Around the world, many Christians have welcomed new people into our communities with Easter vigil baptisms. Water plays a prominent sacred role in...

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