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June 19, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Ali pardon would have no power

Pardon: “The action of an executive official of the government that mitigates or sets aside the punishment for a crime.”

June 18, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: We need more kind, attentive, loving fathers

As absentee dads become more common, we often forget what a tremendous blessing we have in fathers who love their children and participate in their lives.

June 15, 2018

The Sentinel: Add DACA reform to the list of items fall voters will decide in Colorado

We have little faith this Congress or this president are capable of doing anything but making a bad situation worse.

June 15, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Trump attempts friendship with North Korea

Skeptics claim President Donald Trump fell for a wink and a smile, achieving little in his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.


June 20, 2018

Report: Natural gas, oil support progress and opportunity in Colorado

Natural gas and oil touch nearly every aspect of life in Colorado – with responsible, well-regulated development that protects the environment and public health, creating jobs and opportunity while providing significant support for public services, including the state’s education system. That’s the broad message contained in a new report, “Progress and Opportunity,” just released by American Petroleum Institute.

June 20, 2018

Fed plan to allow drilling near Colorado’s Sangres, Dunes poses epic eco peril

The Bureau of Land Management is scheduled to lease mineral rights for oil and gas exploration on 11 land parcels totaling 18,358 acres in Huerfano County come this fall. Four of the parcels border the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area and all 11 are within eight miles of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Every one of those 18,358 acres makes up drainage for the upper Huerfano River Basin and are connected to the Arkansas River system.

June 19, 2018

BIDLACK | Diverse Colorado has it all — and that doesn’t have to divide us

There are few bright stars visible in Denver. I mean that literally. Like most cities, Denver has a severe light pollution problem, so you don’t see too many bright stars. Look up on a clear night from the steps of the Capitol, and you’ll see a couple sparkling things in the sky, but not too many, there is just too much ambient light shining upward, wastefully, from parking lots, street lights, car dealers, and lots and lots of home with globe lights in the front yard.