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April 23, 2018

Steamboat Today: Helping every student lead a productive life

Steamboat Pilot & Today has been reporting for quite a few years about the school district’s ongoing efforts to assimilate non-native speakers from primary grades to the high school into its classrooms.

April 23, 2018

The Pueblo Chieftain: Muddy mayoral machinations

When Pueblo voters were sold on the idea of holding a mayoral election, it seemed simple enough. Step 1: We would take an initial vote this November to select our top choice among a field of candidates. Step 2: If no candidate emerged with a majority of the votes, a runoff election would be held among the top two finishers to determine who would be the city’s mayor.

April 23, 2018

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Banning Lewis development will benefit all

Imagine a company announcing relocation plans. It poses a 30-year expansion of 36,000 jobs, $49 million in net revenue to city government, $434 million in net revenue to Colorado Springs Utilities, and economic growth worth $4.5 billion.

April 21, 2018

Greeley Tribune: City Council right to explore open-space smoking ban

Parks are places for kids. They’re places for working out or taking a walk. They’re not places, generally, where you want to encounter someone smoking.



Opinion


April 23, 2018

For consumers’ sake, let’s keep ‘net neutrality’ in place in Colorado

On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission put our democracy and our economy at risk. That’s when the FCC voted to deregulate the internet and repeal the 2015 Net Neutrality rules. Net neutrality states that no internet service provider can block your access to any website or service for politically or financially motivated reasons. Fundamentally, everyone deserves access to an open internet. And, with access to internet becoming more and more of a necessity, those rules are more important than ever.

April 23, 2018

Legislature must ban use of ‘conversion therapy’ on our youth

Imagine a child is taken to a doctor by their parents, despite the child pleading they’re fine. The doctor also asserts the child is ill and begins using a practice deemed harmful and ineffective by most doctors and major professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Psychological Association. The goal of the practice? To ‘convert’ that child from being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.

April 23, 2018

TIPTON | Good riddance to an outdated tax code

This year, April 17, marked a day each American dreads: Tax Day. In the weeks leading up to this day every year, Americans scramble to fill out complicated tax forms with the hope that some of their hard-earned money will be returned by the government.