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October 11, 2017 Tim Peters

SPONSORED CONTENT: Studies and data confirm “no evidence” of health problems caused by oil and gas development

In its first comprehensive review of research on potential health effects, the Colorado health department found no conclusive evidence that oil and natural gas development in nearby communities poses any significant public health risk. The study comports with similar research conducted within the state and around the country.
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Colorado Editorials


October 17, 2017

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: PERA package a step in the right direction

It’s back to the drawing board for the Public Employees’ Retirement Association as it looks to tweak a pension system for state workers that has a $32 billion unfunded liability.

October 17, 2017

Steamboat Today: Schools are among our most critical assets

The success the Steamboat Springs School District has had in attracting and retaining top-notch teachers and staff is the primary reason our schools are ranked among the top 10 in Colorado. They are the human assets that help to rank our schools among our very top community assets.

October 17, 2017

The Pueblo Chieftain: City boosts Doss jobs

The city of Pueblo and L3 Doss Aviation both see benefits in their growing relationship at Pueblo Memorial Airport. Last week, the Pueblo City Council approved a $2.9 million contribution from Pueblo Economic Development Corp. funds for job recruitment that commits Doss to hire an additional 60 employees, thus bringing the Initial Flight Training program workforce here to 192 jobs.

October 17, 2017

The Colorado Springs Gazette: Governor overturning college myth

Society does not need more teenagers entering college by default, only to pursue career paths for which the market has little demand.





Opinion


October 17, 2017

SLOAN: Time to evaluate the legalization experiment

Colorado Christian University hosted a fascinating debate last week on the relative merits of Colorado’s grand marijuana experiment, with Jeff Hunt, Executive Director of the University’s in-house think tank Centennial Institute, taking on marijuana industry attorney Robert Corry.

October 16, 2017

A costly power plan no longer threatens Colorado’s economy

Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just did a big — though little-known — favor for states like ours that use coal to generate electricity. His decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) lifted a massive regulation from our state’s economy, sparing our industries and households from the effects of a weakened power grid, higher power prices, and lost jobs.

October 15, 2017

There’s much to gain, nothing to fear by directly electing Castle Rock’s mayor

Lines have clearly been drawn in Castle Rock: those who want to elect their mayor on one side and those who would rather let the town council continue to appoint their mayor on the other. Fingers have been wagged, names have been called and I expect a few friendships have been strained. With an election less than a month away, the fight continues in Castle Rock over who should pick your local government — you or someone else?