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Annika Lewis: Teen gains a worldwide view, shines a global spotlight on rural Colorado

Kudos to 15-year-old Montezuma-Cortez High School student Annika Lewis for representing rural U.S. women at the 2018 session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (Herald, Feb. 25 ). Kudos,...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

McLachlan: A responsible and bi-partisan budget effort

Colorado’s constitution requires the state of Colorado to balance its budget every year; that sounds easier than it is. Our strong 2018 economic forecast provided a boost to the budget, and gave...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | COLUMN: From the State House

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

Time to talk about innovative housing

Over the past 35 years, our nation’s homelessness increased in rural/urban areas (up 4 percent in Colorado in 2017). Nearly 100 individuals and children camp in the hills west of downtown Durango....

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman

SJBPH: 70 years helping residents achieve their highest potential for health, well-being

National Public Health Week kicks off on Monday. To mark the occasion and 70 years of working to protect human and environmental health, and inspire well-being in the communities they serve, San...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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 | COLUMN: From our Congressman