Taylor-Saghie: HB 1195 supports affordable homeownership, community diversity

Colorado lawmaker’s possess a prime opportunity to secure policy that would create stability for many Coloradoans through homeownership. HB 18-1195 leverages private funds to build affordable...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Devine: DACA recipients are our friends and neighbors, not criminals

Mary came to the U.S. with her mother when she was seven. Her mom worked in a ski resort hotel and could make more money as a maid there than at a job in Mexico. Mary has now graduated from college...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Brown: Access to international trade critical for Colorado ranchers and farmers

If you live in Colorado, or if your business is touched in any way by any aspect of the agricultural industry, the ongoing national discussion about trade agreements and import tariffs should mean...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Champagne: Talking to teens about sex

Reality check. Your teens are probably having sex. You (and your teen) probably loathe the idea of having “the talk,” but it’s super important. Here are some things you need to know about teens...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Gallegos: The University of Colorado’s impact locally and statewide

I’ve been traveling around the Third Congressional district recently to hear from community and business leaders, as well as residents, about how the University of Colorado is serving the region’s...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Fackler: Drought-resistant electricity for the Southwest

We need to boil water to make chicken soup. We don’t need to boil water to make energy anymore. Water is scarce in Colorado, yet most of our electricity still comes from burning coal to boil water...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Purnell: Does occupational licensing really improve public health and safety?

Barbers, dental assistants, electricians and many more jobs we encounter on a regular basis are increasingly regulated by states through occupational licensing, ostensibly for the purpose of...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Moore: Who will step up and save The Denver Post?

People constantly ask me how I feel about the deep cuts and layoffs that have been chipping away at The Denver Post. Well, I’m sad but I’m also angry. I left in March 2016 after 14 years as editor...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Schlichtman: Colorado Journalism Week honors the people behind the bylines

To anyone who follows the news, it would appear the industry itself is under attack. Whether claims of “fake news” leveled by the President or cuts to already lean newsrooms, newspapers and media...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Waldman and Sennott: The crisis in journalism has become a crisis of democracy

By Steven Waldman and Charles Sennott Shortly after starting as a newspaper reporter in the coal-fields region of eastern Kentucky, Will Wright wrote an alarming article about how residents hadn’t...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Aichele: Billing and collections require accounting expertise

I read a letter to the editor recently (Herald, April 1 ) with the headline, ”Tips for candidates applying for a job.” The letter-writer called for voters to be able to describe the job candidates...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Reed: Katzin Music - A legacy of music education

I am writing with a heavy heart. On March 20, Ruth Katzin announced that Katzin Music would shutter its doors in April forever. I remain deeply saddened by this news. Katzin Music has served...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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