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November 18, 2018 Mark HardenMark Harden

Polis, other new governors attend ‘boot camp’ in Colorado Springs

Several of the nation’s newly elected governors, including Colorado’s Jared Polis, were gathered over the weekend at The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs at a National Governors Association meeting.

Colorado Editorials

November 14, 2018

Steamboat Pilot & Today: Lessons learned from the 2018 election

The midterms are over, and voters everywhere are recovering from election fatigue. With Election Day more than seven days behind us, we thought we’d use this week’s Our View to share some of the lessons we gleaned from this year’s election in Routt County.

November 14, 2018

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: Bring a smoking ban

Fruita officials would be acting well within reason to ban smoking in outdoor spaces the city owns and maintains based on the threat of catastrophic wildfire alone.

November 14, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Washington Post exposes giant, well-funded hate group

Americans fought a civil war to enhance civil rights. We work tirelessly to expand diversity and marginalize hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and factions of neo Nazis.

November 12, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Mr. Governor, let’s never soak the rich

Don’t believe the myth of the zero-sum game. Someone getting rich does not cause someone to get poor.


November 16, 2018

BIDLACK | Even now, votes are still being tallied — and for good reason

I really like our state. Colorado has, again and again, shown itself to be a national leader in good things and a bellwether in political trends. One area I hope the rest of the nation can learn from us is in how to behave after elections. Coloradans, for the most part, have not embraced the sour winds emanating from the White House regarding the outcomes of various contests, as well as the ongoing vote counting, and that’s important.

November 16, 2018

IN RESPONSE | Criticism of state GOP missed its mark by a mile

Scapegoating is as old as the Bible. The word comes from the Book of Leviticus, where the chief priest laid the sins of the people on a goat which was then banished into the wilderness. The goat had done nothing to deserve odium, but it served an important purpose by alleviating the people’s psychological burden.

November 15, 2018

SLOAN | Hick’s new vehicle-emission standards mandate the unattainable

While everyone was busy focusing on the recently consummated mid-term elections, the administrative state was humming right along, busily devising new and creative ways to micro-manage civilization.