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Today's Opinions

  • Who is leading our government?

    This article may sound like I’m bashing the President or taking political sides, which would violate my “View From the Middle” look at politics, but honestly, that’s not how it is intended.

  • Our Readers Write

    Residents still should monitor fire board’s actions
    Editor:

  • Tallying the 2013 legislative scorecard

    The Colorado legislature adjourned May 8 after completing the work of the first session of the 69th General Assembly. Highly contentious issues and partisan wrangling characterized the session. Democrats controlled the House, the Senate and the governor’s office after a two-year period in which control of the legislature was split, as Republicans controlled the House in 2011 and 2012 by a narrow 33-32 margin.

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    Veterans deserve a statue that depicts the reality of combat
    Editor:
    To all those who dare to bring about a controversy about the statue of a soldier holding a rifle at the veterans memorial, I have this to say:

  • Global-warming case was one-sided

    By Howard Sperry

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    A doggone selfless citizen recovers woman’s lost wallet
    Editor:
    Who knew taking Boudicca to the beauty shop would cause so much trouble?

  • Sound decisions on memorial, recall

    It’s been a pretty good couple of weeks for decisions by and about Evergreen’s primary governmental entities. The ill-advised attempt to recall the board of directors of the Evergreen Fire Protection District was snuffed out by a landslide vote, and the Evergreen Park and Recreation District board kept the faith with the American Legion and other supporters of the Buchanan Park veterans memorial by approving a statue to complete the memorial.

  • Saving our wetlands: A tale of the Easter Duck

    By Bob Snyder
    The grandkids were asleep on Easter eve. Maggie (our Lab) and I plotted foolproof egg hunting. It’s no fun to hide easy ones, but we had to improve last year’s results of only 27 of 48. Knowing Maggie loves peanut butter and her nose is much better than my eyes and memory combined, I thought with a little on each egg, she could find them all.