Hal BidlackHal BidlackMarch 20, 20186min311

One of the challenges to a twice-weekly column is that my editor, the long-suffering Dan, has ordered me to limit my missives to no more than 750 words. (Dan: yes, that is correct) I tend to be a bit more, shall we say, long winded? For some reason, Dan the editor has declined my essays when they approach book length (Dan: also correct) Happily, since these words are not substantive, they don’t count toward my word count for this essay. (Dan: yes, they do).


Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 7, 20186min2821

Calling him a "climate champion," the Sierra Club Colorado on Tuesday announced its support for Jason Crow, a Democrat running against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado's 6th Congressional District — but one of Crow's primary opponents blasted the endorsement as an example of a "rigged system" favoring party insiders.

Tracee BentleyTracee BentleyMarch 5, 20185min2741

The natural gas and oil industry has made significant strides enhancing American security, economic growth, and environmental sustainability. The industry is leading the energy renaissance with the advancement of technology that allows for precise, efficient exploration and development with minimal environmental impact. Not only is environmental stewardship important to millions of Coloradans, it’s important to the natural gas and oil industry.