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Endorsements 2020: The issues recapped

Amendment 77, Local control of gaming, will allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits, removing the maximum single bet limit of $100, and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

On this day: A man, a plan, a canal

There is much talk afoot of doing big things in the U.S., from addressing climate change à la the Green New Deal to Medicare for All to the gargantuan deficit spending we have seen bound up with...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: A recap of the candidates

For president: We want a president who has a healthy working relationship with talented and experienced Cabinet heads and advisers; who thinks long-term about the country’s and the world’s...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements 2020: The issues recapped

Amendment 77, Local control of gaming, will allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits, removing the maximum single bet limit of $100 and...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Lincoln’s reelection

The best and most comprehensive treatment of Abraham Lincoln and his presidency must be Michael Burlingame’s two-volume biography, “Lincoln: A Life ,” from 2008. It is an understatement to say...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

On this day: Cornwallis surrenders – sort of – at Yorktown

He was born on the last day of 1738, at home in Grosvenor Square, London, although his family’s estates were primarily in Kent. The oldest son of the fifth Baron Cornwallis, he entered a life of...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: For president of these United States

For the next four years, here are the characteristics that the Herald ’s editorial board would like to see in the president of the United States: A president who has a healthy working relationship...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: For U.S. Senate, only one candidate has right stance on health care

On the most significant issue facing Americans, access to properly priced health insurance and medical care, Senate candidate John Hickenlooper easily deserves support. Hickenlooper is not a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: When the news ignored the Wright Brothers

Strange as it may sound, we used to be in the habit of saying that if a thing were true, it would be reported in the press. That still echoes in complaints that the news media is not covering...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

On this day: Henry Ford outdoes himself

In all the history of America, there has scarcely been as towering a figure as Henry Ford, and in the world’s history there may never be a greater industrialist. These are not small things and...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: For U.S. Congress from the 3rd District, we want at least a little experience

Lauren Boebert emerged on the political scene early last summer, challenging the governor’s seating rules by serving too many in her Rifle cafe in the northwest corner of the state. Even after a...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: In race for La Plata County Commission District 3, one candidate stands out

In the race for La Plata County commissioner in District 3, one candidate stands out for his multiple leadership roles in his community. Matt Salka has been Bayfield’s mayor and the secretary of...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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