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

Reyes: Kit Carson co-op sets the record straight

In recent months, the topic of energy providers has emerged as a polarizing issue with information – some accurate, some patently false – being disseminated through public opinion forums and...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Littwin: On The Denver Post, vultures and superheroes

Some credit the line to the great A.J. Liebling, others to the maybe even greater H.L. Mencken, but in either case it’s undeniably true: “Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.” Or...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

Beaver: Education in 21st century America; hell on the home front

In America, we have an epidemic. It is not normal to hear about children murdering their classmates, in large numbers. Some factors may include bullying, side effects of prescription medication or...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

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