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As someone who covers the state Legislature, it's common for me to write about lawmakers who fight like cats and dogs. Yeah, yeah, I get it. Legislators will tell you that more than 90 percent of bills are passed with bipartisan support. No … more
Now that the football season is over, it’s time to turn our attention to baseball. Yes, I am well aware that basketball, hockey and the Winter Olympics will get the majority of the sports … more
The Games beginning in Soshi this week, help us to recall a Colorado Olympics that never was. In the early 1970s, the hosting of the games offered the promise showcasing Colorado, the Centennial … more
Someone, perhaps her mother, left her on a bench near a bus stop in Beijing. Because she had no identification records of any kind, doctors estimated she was about 3 years old based on weight and height. A woman found her and took her to a … more
Congress, after months of prolonged bickering turned into years of unnecessary gridlock, finally passed a full, long-term farm bill. That means strengthened conservation programs, additional resources for managing our forests, funding for rural … more
Last week's editorial, "Time for major immigration reform," suggests that those who have come here illegally deserve amnesty via the S. 744 bill. And Amnesty is what the Gang of Eight and bill S.744 … more
With the start of the Sochi (Russia) Winter Olympics on Feb. 7, I couldn’t help but reflect on one of the saddest days in the history of the United States Figure Skating program. The date that … more
Remember the Bud Bowl? If not, you missed out because it was way cool. It was this stop motion animated Super Bowl advertising campaign that matched Bud versus Bud Lite for the ultimate beer supremacy. The ad campaign even incorporated … more
I have spent my entire life, of course, in the newspaper business. But if born 100 years earlier, it might have been the railroads, or both — like Shadrack K. Hooper. Newspaper editor Tim … more
Topher Barber climbed the tall, aluminum ladder, stopping just even with the old, wooden sailboat hanging upside down from the ceiling. He carefully drilled the framed picture of his dad — also upside down — to the center of the stern. A … more
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