Greenstadt: Mountain bikes, too, can fit with our wilderness

First came the bare human foot, somewhere in Africa. Then, in no particular order, the moccasin, the shoe, the horse and saddle, boat and oar, the ski, the snowshoe and so much more. All of these...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Fighting fire with law

Wildfires have already had a devastating impact on Colorado and our district this year, destroying thousands of acres and hundreds of homes. While everybody acknowledges that the frequency and...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The pragmatic left, socialists included, is winning

On Tuesday, Rashida Tlaib, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, won her primary in Michigan, and she is now overwhelmingly likely to become the first Muslim congresswoman. In a...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Martin: We all joined forces to protect our forest

Something remarkable happened in my hometown of Flagstaff, Arizona, this summer: We agreed on something. Despite today’s polarized political climate, this community of more than 70,000 people...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Despite racist tweets, Times hire merits a chance

In March, a liberal furor erupted when The Atlantic magazine briefly hired Kevin Williamson, a conservative writer with the National Review. Several years earlier, Williamson had written a short...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rigney: LWCF deserves permanent protection

At Osprey – a leading manufacturer of outdoor gear, employing over 115 people in the U.S. – we believe that adventure is open to everyone. Nowhere does that feel more true than in Colorado, which...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Robinson: Trump’s rhetoric is going to get someone killed

Everything you need to know about today’s Republican Party is summed up by a photograph from President Trump’s political rally in Ohio last Saturday. Two men in the crowd look defiantly at the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Goldberg: Will the birthplace of the modern right turn blue?

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – July 31, 2018, was a Tuesday, which meant that constituents of Dana Rohrabacher, the Republican congressman from Orange County, were out protesting. Until recently, the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The horses are wild. Time to tame our policy.

Wild mustangs are a problem. A fascinating problem. Even captivating. Just hearing those half-ton hide-wrapped packages of muscle and bone snort and stomp as they toss their heads can knock your...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Writers on the Range: To survive we need immigrants working the land

It is 11:30 at night on our farm in the West, in a part of Colorado that I’d rather not identify, and we are trying to get our grain corn harvested before a storm hits us hard. I am running the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

How Trump won re-election in 2020

In the end, a bitterly fought election came down to the old political aphorism, popularized during Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 run against George H.W. Bush: “It’s the economy, stupid.” This...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Our food system isn’t broken, but the farm bill is

When I hear someone say “our food system is broken,” it stings. I think about my mom, who has farmed my whole life, and about my friends and the countless other farmers and ranchers who work hard...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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