Opinion

Object of wonder

The names applied to tropical storms and hurricanes stay in our memory, and often in infamy, due to the size and power of the storms and the devastation they cause. Katrina, Sandy and Andrew are...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Independence Day: July 4th deserves rememberance and reflection

Most Americans apparently didn’t pay much attention in their U.S. history classes, and many don’t understand how our government works, according to numerous studies and polls. And that’s likely not...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

What we do: At the Capital Gazette, and all across the U.S., journalists got right back to work

The news alerts flooded our email and social media feeds when an active shooter was reported Thursday at an office building in Maryland. We clicked on links and scanned wire feeds, as we always do...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Ground them

It’s hard to imagine that a piece of federal legislation introduced this week by Colorado’s congressional delegation would have any opposition. In fact, the Securing Airspace for Emergency...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Object of wonder

The names applied to tropical storms and hurricanes stay in our memory, and often in infamy, due to the size and power of the storms and the devastation they cause. Katrina, Sandy and Andrew are...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Clean commute: Finding another, cleaner way to arrive at work this week

Organizers hope that a return of smoky skies over town in the mornings – a possibility due to the 416 Fire’s continued activity under dry and windy weather conditions – does not discourage people...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

We will survive

When a large portion of your economy is based on tourism, there are a lot of terrifying scenarios of how it can get knocked off course. A devastating wildfire is one. But there are others that...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Making progress: City shows initiative in finding interim camp for homeless

City officials are showing initiative in identifying a location for the homeless to bed down, as the threat of fire along the city’s edges limits options and a possible final location undergoes...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Primary recap: Ballots due by Tuesday will decide choices on November ballot

The Democratic ticket for governor includes a particularly strong mix of candidates, including out-going Congressman Jared Polis, former state senator Mike Johnston and former two-term state...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Autopsy review: Hickenlooper was correct to veto bill that limited review of child autopsies

The death of a child is a particularly painful tragedy for anyone and deserves compassion for those near and far. A child can die from a medical issue or an accident, or from harm inflicted by...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Interim action

The EPA’s announcement of a plan to begin cleanup of 26 contaminated mining sites in the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund area as soon as possible was welcome news in a week dominated by the...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

A turning point?

The lifting of evacuation orders for 375 residences and 19 businesses on Thursday afternoon, coming a day after residents were allowed back into over 500 homes and 20 businesses in the Rockwood,...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials