Opinion

Our view: Bill Clinton’s less-than-excellent adventure

Start with the picture . It was taken in the first week of March 1992, a photo of a press conference. At the center is 46-year-old Bill Clinton at a pair of microphones. He is flanked by three...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: A Yes to continue 9-R’s mill levy yields a bargain in educational spending

It has been almost 20 years since School District 9-R went from school to school to improve the educational environment for its students with about $80 million in voter-approved funding. All...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: We’re a YES on wolves

Coloradans could know that the gray wolf is back in the state a few years after the passage of Proposition 114 on the November ballot. “Know,” not necessarily “see,” because wolves are content to...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Dancing with fish

When you have lived with a dog as we have with a collie from his puppyhood to going on 9 years, knowing now you will be with him through his entire life and that it will only be a part of yours, a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: It’s magic!

The third child born to Mayer Sámuel Weisz, a rabbi, and his second wife, Cecília, in Budapest, in 1874, Erik Weisz was just 4 years old when he left cosmopolitan Hungary for a new life with his...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: The word ‘every’ does not need replacing

The Colorado Constitution currently states that every citizen who has attained the age of 18 years, has lived in the state for some time as may be prescribed and has duly registered as a voter if...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: The time has come for popular vote

Here is a reminder why the presidential candidates are spending so much money and time in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida: They are among the few so-called battleground states where support for the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: American caste

A year ago, when former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, a white woman, was sentenced for the murder of Botham Jean, a Black man whom she shot to death as he was watching TV and eating ice cream...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Unrecycling

Nearly 25 years ago, The New York Times Magazine ’s John Tierney wrote an essay, “Recycling Is Garbage ,” that, you may not be surprised to hear, set a record for the volume of hate mail the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: The accidental president

Theodore Roosevelt, force of nature and future president, was the vice president on Sept. 14, 1901, when President William McKinley died of gunshot wounds inflicted by the anarchist assassin Leon...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: Let towns have their way on gaming

A Yes vote on Amendment 77 will change state constitution and law to allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits. All three are former gold...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: Amendment B makes sense

In 1982, the Gallagher Amendment was needed to halt the climbing residential taxes that Coloradans were facing. Included in an equation that set residential taxes at 45% of what would be collected,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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