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February 21, 2018

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: Colorado in the crosshairs

President Donald Trump says “hoax” but even his national security adviser concedes there is “incontrovertible” evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election.

February 21, 2018

The Pueblo Chieftain: Boot camp provides second chances

As satisfying as the idea of locking up all criminals and throwing away the key might sound, it isn’t a practical solution for every situation. And it would deny the opportunity for many who’ve been convicted of crimes to turn their lives around and become productive members of society.

February 21, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Secure schools could define Trump’s legacy

President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday and Thursday with people who have firsthand experience with mass shootings.

February 21, 2018

Steamboat Today: The graying of Steamboat

We ran to the medicine cabinet for a dose of Geritol this week after reading a Feb. 15 article in the Denver Post reporting that Steamboat Springs ranks first in the United States in terms of the population gain among people 65 and older.



Opinion


February 21, 2018

Minimum-wage hikes hurt Colorado’s poorest residents

Last month, Colorado raised its minimum wage in accordance with Amendment 70, from $9.30 to $10.20 per hour, and many restaurants are already feeling the impact. Too often, seemingly benevolent government policies like the minimum wage often stop the poor from getting ahead.

February 21, 2018

Colorado’s Michael Bennet has yet to account for his role in Iran nuke deal

Sen. Michael Bennet should be checking his mailbox for a ‘thank you’ note from Hezbollah for helping hook them up with cash, if he hasn’t already.

February 20, 2018

BIDLACK: We all agree on gun control

Yes, we do. Americans by and large accept the need for some gun control. No reasonable person supports the right of their odd neighbor down the street to have a tactical nuclear weapon. No reasonable person thinks a 10-year-old should be able to buy a flame thrower. No reasonable person thinks anyone should have a private anthrax cannon. We agree on gun control!