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Opinion: Colorado lawmakers must act to end relentless cycle of mass shootings

Opinion: Colorado lawmakers must act to end relentless cycle of mass shootings

The hate-motivated massacre in Colorado Springs last month changed the gun violence conversation in Colorado, and new gun measures will almost certainly be enacted during the legislative session that begins…

Opinion: Democracy deniers are just digging in deeper after midterms, Trump 2024 announcement

Opinion: Democracy deniers are just digging in deeper after midterms, Trump 2024 announcement

The midterm elections this month brought widespread failure to election deniers on the ballot. The most toxic of these dishonest Republicans all went down in stinging losses. Losers included: Governor…

Boebert, Frisch campaigns race to cure ballots ahead of looming deadline

Boebert, Frisch campaigns race to cure ballots ahead of looming deadline

Editor’s note: On Nov. 18, Adam Frisch conceded to Lauren Boebert. The extremely tight race between leader U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch became a contest of cured ballots…

Opinion: Joe O’Dea dances with Trump while American democracy crumbles

Opinion: Joe O’Dea dances with Trump while American democracy crumbles

Consider how far we’ve fallen. Former President Donald Trump led a violent attempted coup based on a lie and broke America’s centuries-long tradition of peacefully transferring power. The America First…

Opinion: Domestic enemy Trump must not be rewarded for fomenting Jan. 6 insurrection

Opinion: Domestic enemy Trump must not be rewarded for fomenting Jan. 6 insurrection

The hearings of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection have already provided conclusive evidence that the effort to overturn the 2020 election was a conspiracy directed by a…

Opinion: Boebert lands on list of top 10 most dangerous election deniers in state of Colorado

Opinion: Boebert lands on list of top 10 most dangerous election deniers in state of Colorado

Detractors of American voting, driven by a cult leader who as president was inimical to democracy and as ex-president is a sworn enemy of it, have gone on the attack…

Opinion: Time for Coloradans to tear up turf as climate change dries up our rivers

Opinion: Time for Coloradans to tear up turf as climate change dries up our rivers

In 2002, a drought hit Colorado. Conditions were severe, and water managers in several Front Range cities imposed mandatory restrictions on outdoor water use. The restrictions worked. Denver Water, which…

Opinion: Human-caused climate change no longer a subject for political, policy debate

Opinion: Human-caused climate change no longer a subject for political, policy debate

In 1970, George S. Benton, in his time one of the nation’s leading atmospheric scientists, wrote about a rise in the Earth’s mean temperature since 1880.  “The cause of these…

Opinion: Blame Boebert, Buck for Boulder

Opinion: Blame Boebert, Buck for Boulder

Less than two weeks ago, a district judge in Boulder struck down the city’s ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The ban, adopted by the City Council in 2018,…