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‘Single and ready to mingle’: Mikaela Shiffrin home alone and rehabbing hard

‘Single and ready to mingle’: Mikaela Shiffrin home alone and rehabbing hard

I caught up with Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin over the holidays and wrote a piece for ESPN.com on the progress of her rehab and her goal of returning to the World…

No, I’m not synthetically stoned: Why I want the New England Patriots to come back to Denver

No, I’m not synthetically stoned:  Why I want the New England Patriots to come back to Denver

Someone the other day ran a nickname for Donald Trump past me that I initially kind of liked: “The Orange Pony.” It describes his weird hair color and at the…

Who had better celebs over the holidays: Aspen or Vail?

Who had better celebs over the holidays: Aspen or Vail?

So who was a better get over the holidays in terms of ski-town celebrities: Taylor Swift or Dakota Johnson? Is that really even a contest? Pop music’s top draw or…

Iraq vet survived war but may have died due to America’s lack of sensible gun laws

Iraq vet survived war but may have died due to America’s lack of sensible gun laws

So three-tour Iraq War veteran Andrew Myers, who was randomly gunned down by a mentally ill man in Colorado Springs on Halloween, repeatedly risked his life overseas to defend a…

Should the Broncos seriously consider benching Peyton Manning?

Should the Broncos seriously consider benching Peyton Manning?

The question has to be asked: Is it time to consider benching Peyton Manning — the greatest quarterback in Denver Broncos’ history not named John Elway — in favor of…

Jason Chaffetz just keeps kicking away at the conservative core of the country

Jason Chaffetz just keeps kicking away at the conservative core of the country

If you’re Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, you vengefully kick people while their down. It’s what you do. Chaffetz has been making headlines all week by piling on presumptive Speaker of…

School shootings cry out for class-action litigation, new gun-control laws

School shootings cry out for class-action litigation, new gun-control laws

We are a nation obsessed with guns and awash in guns. Our schools at every level – from elementary on up to the best colleges and universities – are unsafe.…

China overruns Kazakhstan (in Olympic bidding), while Democracy keeps flailing

China overruns Kazakhstan (in Olympic bidding), while Democracy keeps flailing

Today’s news that Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating out its sole competition of Almaty, Kazakhstan, came as no real surprise. The Chinese will throw enormous amounts of…

Route 50 ‘Roadmap’ series examines boom and bust economies on Colorado’s Western Slope

Route 50 ‘Roadmap’ series examines boom and bust economies on Colorado’s Western Slope

Over the past seven years, for a variety of online and print publications, I’ve covered the energy industry on Colorado’s Western Slope, especially where it intersects with public land management,…

Following Vail fundraiser, nothing shocking about Schock’s downfall

Following Vail fundraiser, nothing shocking about Schock’s downfall

The downfall of Republican Aaron Schock, the Republican congressman from Illinois now infamous for his globe-trotting adventure sports videos, started with an early February story in the Washington Post about…