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May 17, 2018

Steamboat Pilot & Today: Reducing wildfire risk

With wildfire season upon us, we were pleased to learn that Routt County has a new weapon in its arsenal of firefighting tools.

May 17, 2018

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: New chief has one thorny challenge

Grand Junction has a new police chief.

May 17, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Bill provides better armor for cops

Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Mike Coffman lead a new legislative crusade to reduce or eliminate the senseless killing of law enforcement officers.

May 16, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Trump should fulfill infrastructure promise.

The Gazette’s editorial board complained directly to Donald Trump about the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora. It was three years past the anticipated completion date, and $1.2 billion over budget.


May 21, 2018

NOONAN | Record of outgoing legislative leadership: incremental change

The opening of the 2011 General Assembly marked the first year of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration.  It was the year that Kevin Grantham, Senate president, and Crisanta Duran, House speaker, started their eight years in the Senate and House. 

May 21, 2018

Colorado’s health care consumers get some new safeguards, could use more

The Colorado 2018 legislative session was full of bills on a range of health care issues, but legislative gridlock prevented progress on important issues for consumers like out-of-network surprise bills, rising drug costs, too little insurance competition, and skyrocketing insurance costs.

May 18, 2018

BIDLACK | Nero-like Trump goes golfing as the next pandemic approaches

Yesterday, May 17, was a special day in my family. My late mother, Melva Sparks Bidlack, was born on that day, a century ago. We lost her to cancer in the 1990s, but like most dutiful sons, I still miss her, and I find it almost hard to believe that she’d be 100 today. She was born on a farm in remote Clio, Iowa. That long-ago May would also see the birth of perhaps America’s greatest mind, physicist Richard Feynman. The year would end with great hope, when the War to End All Wars concluded on Nov. 11.