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September 21, 2018

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: An ineffective agency

The Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors debacle is not an “all’s well that ends well” story.

September 21, 2018

The Pueblo Chieftain: Tingle your tastebuds at chile fest

Get ready to feel the burn. Sponsored by Loaf ’N Jug, the 24th annual Chile and Frijoles Festival kicks off this afternoon on the stretch of Union Avenue between City Center Drive and B Street.

September 21, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Pelosi targets Coffman with sleazy campaign

The Aurora-based VA Medical Center opened five years behind schedule and $1 billion over budget this summer. It provides fewer beds and services than the old facility. The boondoggle symbolizes government dysfunction.

September 19, 2018

Steamboat Pilot & Today: Vote ‘yes’ on 2B

Since voters first approved the half-cent sales tax for public education in 1993, more than $61 million has gone to support public schools in Steamboat Springs and Routt County. That funding has helped elevate the Steamboat school system into one of Colorado’s best.



Opinion


September 21, 2018

SLOAN | Will Colorado’s centrist Democrats join national lurch to the left?

The Democratic Party, like most political parties that feel themselves on the verge of some sweeping victory, is having an uneasy conversation with itself, to say the least. The radicals, intoxicated on revolutionary fervor and smelling blood in the water, seem to be convinced that the new age has finally dawned, and the time is ripe for a general uprising. They get this way every couple of years or so, of course, but this time they appear to be making a concerted effort at mutiny, pulling the Democratic Party as far left as their zeal enables. So how will this impact the Democrats’ electoral fortunes, not only this time around, but in coming years?

September 21, 2018

House Dem leader misses mark — and goes out on a limb — in support of Prop. 112

Colorado’s natural gas and oil industry prides itself on working with both Democrats and Republicans in growing our economy, protecting our environment, and providing jobs and opportunity to the hard-working people of our state.

September 20, 2018

BIDLACK | Maybe taking a political stand isn’t so bad for business after all

Recently the athletic-wear maker Nike made news by making Colin Kaepernick the face of a new ad campaign. Kaepernick, you will recall, is the now-out-of-work NFL quarterback who, by taking a knee during the national anthem, started a wave of protests which outraged many on the right. So, it was certainly a surprise to many to see the face of Mr. Kaepernick prominently placed in an advertising campaign to sell shoes.