Opinion

Tingey: Reauthorize the lottery, continue funding our way of life

Colorado’s public lands have enormous influence on our state’s culture and economy, and the state’s place of adventure is also why I’m proud the business my husband and I own, Alpacka Raft, is...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Phillips: Wolf restoration - Keeping every cog and wheel

I spoke in Carbondale and Aspen recently about restoring the gray wolf to the public wildlands of western Colorado. Some have claimed that my presentations were misleading. They were not. I stuck...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

McKnight: Honoring Bears Ears and our public lands commitment

As the court cases to determine the legality of downsizing Bears Ears National Monument continue, the Bureau of Land Management is still accepting comments on the Resource Management Plans being...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Williams: Can the Forest Service reform its abusive culture?

When the Public Broadcasting Service’s NewsHour aired an investigation titled “Rape, Harassment and Retaliation in the U.S. Forest Service” in March, reactions inside the agency ran the gamut. Many...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: Who is the most influential human being on earth?

Who is the most influential human being on the planet? My vote goes to Vladimir Putin. Putin has established himself as one pole in the great global debate of the era, the debate between...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Harrop: Don’t be fooled, Democrats’ votes come from the center

Recent elections give the lie to the notion that America wants fiery liberal activists to run the country – an idea put forth mainly by fiery liberal activists. It turns out that even Democrats...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Progress: Site team committed to active engagement

As we look to starting work at Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site this year, the Bonita Peak site team would like to thank all those who are providing meaningful input and contributing to...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Platt: Methane rule protects our health, environment, economy

Proposals under the Trump administration to repeal the Bureau of Land Management’s common-sense 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule – regulating the leaking, venting and flaring of methane from...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Mallory: AFP deepens engagement, educates on local issues

We at the Colorado chapter of Americans for Prosperity are committed to removing barriers to opportunity. With offices in Fort Collins, the Denver Tech Center, Downtown Denver, Colorado Springs,...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Higgs: Homelessness - A problem that belongs to all of us

According to the code of ethics for health educators, “we have an obligation to act on the basis of what we know.” As an advocate who works with the homeless, and a graduate student studying the...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Romanoff: Making it harder to get guns and easier to get care

DENVER – Put six Republicans and three Democrats on the same stage, and you might not expect them to agree on anything. When it comes to improving mental health care, however, you can find common...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Saeger: Coloradans want public lands protected

The long-running push by politicians in Washington D.C. to privatize public lands and scale back national monuments is now coming to head, as a sympathetic White House starts to endorse and...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed