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Today's Opinions

  • Decisions, decisions on additional state funding

    The good news is that economists for the legislature and the governor projected last week that the state will have more than $1 billion more to spend on state priorities in the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The bad news is that the demand for state services is several times that amount.

  • Our Readers Write

    Proud of our work on ‘Legally Blonde’
    Editor:
    Regarding letter to the editor regarding “Legally Blonde” at Evergreen Middle School:
    Though we do see what Mrs. Dillon was saying, much of what she said was unfair to the kids. We respect that she has a right to her opinion but are sad that she so easily dismissed the feelings of the 109 kids and their parents who worked so hard to do this show.

  • Owing it to our children

    John Newkirk

  • Kids matter too

    Dr. Brenda Krage, Platte Canyon Schools

  • Taking the next steps on school safety

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Schools

  • Our Readers Write

    Change starts with action
    Editor:
    As a local business owner who comes into contact with a variety of people every day, I generally lay low when it comes to politics and religion.  
    However, in light of the recent Parkland school shooting tragedy, the ensuing barrage of opinions, and the overall political tsunami that has engulfed the  
    U.S., I have felt compelled to DO more.

  • Realpolitik equals Fair Trade equals a new NAFTA

    Soon after the inauguration of President Trump, I wrote a column predicting that the tone and timber of his foreign policy would be that of Realpolitik. Certainly, the months since and the latest tariff pronouncement underscore the validity of this prognostication.

  • Shielded from their transgressions

    When the Colorado House of Representatives voted to expel Steve Lebsock, it ended a sorry saga, but did little to put to rest lingering discussions about sexual harassment at the State Capitol.
    After Lebsock was accused of sexual harassment by a fellow lawmaker, several other complaints against legislators were filed. Four additional complaints were filed against Lebsock and complaints were filed against one other representative and three senators.