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GUEST COLUMN: Cleaner coal should be a priority for Washington
GUEST COLUMN: Cleaner coal should be a priority for Washington

By: 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

As the recent election cycle demonstrated, American politics is beset with a number of polarizing issues. Among the most obvious has been the debate...

GUEST COLUMN: Time to rethink our basic political ideas
GUEST COLUMN: Time to rethink our basic political ideas

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

After a bizarre and unsettling presidential election, many Americans have an uneasy sense that something is very wrong in the world of politics. What...

GUEST OPINION: Manitou Springs addressing issues of parking, access
GUEST OPINION: Manitou Springs addressing issues of parking, access

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Manitou Springs is proud of our reputation as a destination for health, fitness and fun. The fame and reputation of the Manitou Incline have brought a...

Founding Fathers' separation of powers still serves America well
Founding Fathers' separation of powers still serves America well

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

After any election, about half of Americans are dissatisfied with the outcome. This year, with two of history's most disliked candidates for president,...

GUEST COLUMN: The Pundits, press and Trump
GUEST COLUMN: The Pundits, press and Trump

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

OK, I admit I am a bit behind on my reading as I recently perused the April 30 edition of The Wall Street Journal. Albeit accidentally, it was a good...

GUEST COLUMN: The economic importance of travel and tourism
GUEST COLUMN: The economic importance of travel and tourism

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

With the election finally over, our re-elected and newly-elected lawmakers will begin working to represent their constituents and the state of...

GUEST COLUMN: A bailout Coloradans can't afford
GUEST COLUMN: A bailout Coloradans can't afford

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Colorado taxpayers, beware. President Barack Obama's administration is quietly implementing one last massive taxpayer-funded bailout for special...

FAGIN: Electoral College protects against tyranny
FAGIN: Electoral College protects against tyranny

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton "won" the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College. That's why she won't be president. She joins Al Gore, Grover Cleveland and...

GUEST COLUMN: Freedom of speech includes freedom to preach, says Doug Lamborn
GUEST COLUMN: Freedom of speech includes freedom to preach, says Doug Lamborn

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 15, 2016

On Oct. 2, many congregations around the country celebrated "Pulpit Freedom Sunday." On this unofficial holiday, reverends, pastors and preachers...

GUEST COLUMN: Millennials and mountains are our future
GUEST COLUMN: Millennials and mountains are our future

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

It's no surprise that Colorado Springs was recently chosen by Money magazine as the "Best in the Mountains." The city is beautiful. The climate is...

GUEST COLUMN: Old soldiers continue to fight their wars and remember
GUEST COLUMN: Old soldiers continue to fight their wars and remember

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 11, 2016

We are in the autumn of the year. Another year falling down to die in December. We roll past All Saints and All Souls, remembering heaven and...

GUEST COLUMN: Pioneering spirit fueled Air Guard 'firsts' and path to F-35

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 11, 2016

The great state of Colorado has long been known as a pioneering state. Deer Trail held the world's first rodeo July 4, 1869. During the early 1900s,...

GUEST COLUMN: The fundamental unfairness of measures like Amendment 70
GUEST COLUMN: The fundamental unfairness of measures like Amendment 70

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 5, 2016

The AFL-CIO is at it again, asking for another minimum wage increase to be ensconced in the state constitution; this time, a 44 percent increase to $12...

GUEST COLUMN: Constitution should be bedrock, not Etch-a-Sketch
GUEST COLUMN: Constitution should be bedrock, not Etch-a-Sketch

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 5, 2016

It takes a lot of time to thoughtfully fill out your ballot in Colorado's upcoming election. Besides picking a president, U.S. senator and other...

GUEST COLUMN: Proposition 106 lacks safeguards to prevent coercion and abuse
GUEST COLUMN: Proposition 106 lacks safeguards to prevent coercion and abuse

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

Proposition 106, the Colorado End of Life Options Act, would authorize doctors of medicine or osteopathy to issue a lethal drug prescription to...

GUEST COLUMN: Vote to improve the lives of our vets
GUEST COLUMN: Vote to improve the lives of our vets

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is broken and urgently needs fixing. Twenty veterans commit suicide daily. Veterans are literally dying waiting...

GUEST COLUMN: Coloradans want health plans to disclose why they won't cover certain treatments
GUEST COLUMN: Coloradans want health plans to disclose why they won't cover certain treatments

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

While Colorado's electoral votes are eagerly pursued, the intense campaign makes it an ideal time for Coloradans to ask more from every candidate than...

GUEST COLUMN: Small business support for wage hike less than meets the eye
GUEST COLUMN: Small business support for wage hike less than meets the eye

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

What can a self-employed photographer tell us about Colorado's $12 minimum wage proposal? A fair amount, according to Colorado Business for a Fair...

Amendment 72 will cause
more problems than it helps
Amendment 72 will cause more problems than it helps

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

As the largest law enforcement organization in both Colorado and the United States, representing several thousand sworn law enforcement officers in...

Special show tackled people's big questions
Special show tackled people's big questions

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Sit down, children. I want to tell you a story about people's hopes, dreams, and their sense of wonder. It takes places in a time when the internet was...

GUEST COLUMN: Bicycle transportation system a key ingredient to our region's identity
GUEST COLUMN: Bicycle transportation system a key ingredient to our region's identity

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 28, 2016

As you are no doubt aware, the city Streets Department has determined that the capacity of Research Parkway far exceeds current and anticipated traffic...

GUEST COLUMN: Time for the community to invest in our heart - D11 schools
GUEST COLUMN: Time for the community to invest in our heart - D11 schools

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

In every election we are asked to make decisions, and often those decisions don't have a direct impact on us. This year, however, we have an...

Fathers be good to your daughters

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

He'll catch me, I repeated in my head. But I'm standing on a barstool four feet off the ground! What if he doesn't?" I shut my eyes, crossed my arms,...

GUEST COLUMN: Minimum wage increase would hurt employment, workers
GUEST COLUMN: Minimum wage increase would hurt employment, workers

By: 0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

This November, ballots will ask Colorado voters to amend the state Constitution to increase the minimum wage. Proponents - primarily large labor unions...

GUEST COLUMN: Assembly has a role to play in affordable housing fix
GUEST COLUMN: Assembly has a role to play in affordable housing fix

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Not a week goes by that Colorado's affordable housing crunch isn't in the news. Yet almost all the remedies proposed in response, typified by Denver's...

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