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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: Chimney Hollow required patience, vision for future

Nearly 50 years ago, leaders from several Northern Colorado communities recognized that this area was on steady track toward growth. At that time, the newly built Interstate 25 north of Denver had no trouble bearing all of the north Front Range traffic on its four lanes of concrete. Community edges were easy to see because […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: Life is tough these days, so give millennials a little grace

Millennials — the generation of young adults born between 1977 and 1994 — have been getting a lot of abuse lately. Australia’s version of “60 Minutes” recently aired a piece wherein one of that country’s millionaires said if young people would stop buying $19 avocado toast and $4 coffees they could afford to buy houses. […]

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Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: Civil forfeiture reform should become law

In some criminal activity, especially the illicit drug trade, the economics at one time proved to be too attractive. While the risk of arrest and incarceration was always just around the corner, criminals could amass enough money and other assets like cash, cars and even houses to provide for them when they got out of […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: Get behind marijuana banking law

No matter where one stands on the legality of marijuana, or whether marijuana businesses should operate in your community, the safety of those businesses and the people who operate them is important. Without access to banking services, due to the fact that federal law still criminalizes the drug, dispensaries deal almost entirely in cash. Automatic […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: End of lawmaking session prompts compromise bills

The writers of the Colorado Constitution were smart in a way that even the Founding Fathers weren’t. They knew that if any work was going to get done in the Capitol, the legislative session would have to have a hard cap on the number of days it convenes. Unlike in Congress, the conclusion of the […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: Do what’s necessary to prevent tragedy

Investigators last week announced the cause of an April 17 explosion in Firestone that killed two men and injured two other people. Now Coloradans need to know what oil and gas producers and the state are going to do to keep such tragedy from happening again. The answer to the question of what happened — […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: In its own way, Loveland leads on recycling

Astute readers of the Reporter-Herald might have noticed an article last week discussing this evening’s meeting in Fort Collins in which the progressive city will take public input on a potential service. The city that was the first in Northern Colorado to develop a climate action plan now is looking at more ways in which […]

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The Loveland Reporter-Herald editorial: In its own way, Loveland leads on recycling

Astute readers of the Reporter-Herald might have noticed an article last week discussing this evening’s meeting in Fort Collins in which the progressive city will take public input on a potential service. The city that was the first in Northern Colorado to develop a climate action plan now is looking at more ways in which […]

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