Hal BidlackHal BidlackJuly 4, 20186min481

Back in my day (just a sec, I have to check for teenagers walking on my lawn) growing up in southeast Michigan in the 1960s and 70s, there were only three main TV channels to watch – ABC, NBC, and CBS. Sure, there were a couple of UHF channels (kids, you may want to google “UHF”) but you were mostly stuck with just the big three. That was, of course, unless you lived near a mysterious foreign land – Canada.

Ernest LuningErnest LuningJuly 21, 201717min408

Despite concerns earlier this year that the new Trump administration’s hardline immigration policies would lead to labor shortages across Colorado’s agricultural sector, growers and their advocates are breathing a sigh of relief as the harvest approaches, confident they’ll have the hands to pick and package what could be a bumper crop. But even though one component of the country’s sprawling immigration system appears to be working as it has been this summer, industry experts and a newly formed state coalition of business and civic leaders say that doesn’t mean the entire system is any less broken.