Today's Opinions

  • Glass: EnrollJeffco offers parents, students broader options

    One important concept in a business transaction is “friction.” Basically, this is anything that slows down someone from making a purchase — and the more friction in a purchase, the less likely someone will actually follow through on it.

    Enrolling a student in school has been a decidedly friction-filled experience. This is especially true for families who wish to enroll their student in a school other than their assigned neighborhood public school.

  • Romberg: Polis pitches campaign promises in budget

    Gov. Jared Polis had a busy first week. After being sworn into office and giving a general inaugural address, he had just two days before presenting his first State of the State address to a joint session of the Colorado General Assembly.

    As you would expect, the speech included many of the things that Polis emphasized during his campaign, but the priorities were further honed and, in some cases, included more details about how he intends to pursue his agenda.

  • Rorher: What gets measured gets done
  • Hicks: Giving back through a Random Act of Catering

    I don’t know Chris Kilcullen all that well, but he knows the situation quite well. After all, he’s been there.
    There was a period of time — 2009, during the recession, to be exact — when the Evergreen resident lost everything: his house, his job and his entire life savings. Gone. Kaput.
    “We could barely put food on the table much less buy Christmas gifts,” Kilcullen recalled.
    Imagine that? I’m sure, at one time or another, we all could’ve been or have been there. I know I’ve been there.

  • Our Readers Write

    Gardner should use his role to help reopen government
    An open letter to Sen. Cory Gardner
    Sen. Gardner:
    Thank you for the public comments indicating that holding government operations hostage to the White House demands for DHS funding is inappropriate. Holding federal government operations hostage hurts our nation and it hurts Coloradans.

  • Our Readers Write

    Thank you to Evergreen Metropolitan District
    We wanted to express our gratitude for exceptional service and help we received from the Evergreen Metropolitan District team.

  • Romberg: Resignations lead to more turnover
  • Our Readers Write

    Thanks for allowing me to be a conversative voice
    You know the old saying that all good things must come to an end, and we all know that change, although required, is seldom easy. With this in mind, the management of the paper has decided to discontinue my column, “Not Politics As Usual.”
    They have kindly afforded me this opportunity to thank all of you who have supported the column and the paper.