Opinion

Nice work: City, county find prudent flight path

When the powers in Washington, D.C., finally turn their attention to correcting the country’s significant infrastructure shortcomings, the per-passenger charge that airports are allowed to add to...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 12 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

We’ll take Amazon: And we’ll even throw in some tax breaks

Dear Mr. Bezos, We were very sorry to hear about the hard time those people gave you in New York. That is one hard town, right? They wanted all kinds of crazy things from you. It was almost as...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Get that lion: The 26th president’s cougar fixation

Theodore Roosevelt was a force of nature, an accidental leader fitted to his times, a bred-in-the-bone Eastern elite whose heart was in an egalitarian West; a Republican radical feared by his...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Mountain home: How our original human inhabitants got meat and life

In 1955, Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California. It wasn’t the first theme park, but it was the first connected to a movie studio; it was state of the art and it was a success. In 1957, a...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Read her lips: No free stuff

We read a shocking story on The Intercept the other day, “Top Nancy Pelosi aide privately tells insurance executives not to worry about Democrats pushing ‘Medicare for All.’” It is a long piece of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Maybe nukes: A bold plan to get to zero emissions

A book was just published with a tantalizing title: “A Bright Future : How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow.” Upon reflection, we realized the title of the book,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Angry birds: Is Twitter making us useless?

We read an article recently in Colorado Politics that caught our eye. It was about Ready Colorado , a conservative reform group that advocates for school choice – “public, private, charter,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Heaven is a place: big-budget commercials flatter the West

The Super Bowl last Sunday was either dull or it was classic pro football on its way to extinction, depending on whom you ask, but what got our attention were several of the commercials, which...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Say my name: Scandinavian countries have abandoned socialist policies

Socialism is fashionable. We hear from progressives there is no reason why the U.S. could not take a page from countries such as Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and the U.K., and build a much...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

And they’re back:

You may have grown accustomed, as we have, to hearing sad news about the animals with whom we share the planet. It sometimes seems we are all on the brink of extinction, owing to human activities...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Are we a state: Denver looks for national alignment

Before the 2018 midterm elections, Colorado was thought to be a purple state, with divided party control of the governorship and the two branches of the Legislature. After, it became one of 14...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Short circuit

There is a battle brewing in Wisconsin that could have lessons for anyone who cares about the future of renewable energy and combating climate change. Until now, much of the discussion about these...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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