Singletary: Speedy credit card transactions dangerous for consumers

WASHINGTON – In hawking its iPhone X, Apple produced a pretty fly commercial. Fly as in stylish. Or, “totally lit,” as teens say. Apple’s “Fly Market” ad highlights how easy it is to pay with your...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Brown: Access to international trade critical for Colorado ranchers and farmers

If you live in Colorado, or if your business is touched in any way by any aspect of the agricultural industry, the ongoing national discussion about trade agreements and import tariffs should mean...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Waldman and Sennott: The crisis in journalism has become a crisis of democracy

By Steven Waldman and Charles Sennott Shortly after starting as a newspaper reporter in the coal-fields region of eastern Kentucky, Will Wright wrote an alarming article about how residents hadn’t...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Tingey: Reauthorize the lottery, continue funding our way of life

Colorado’s public lands have enormous influence on our state’s culture and economy, and the state’s place for adventure is also why I’m proud the business my husband and I own, Alpacka Raft, is...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Cooper: Teachers wanted - ISO collaborators, team players, life-long learners

It’s hiring season for the Dolores School District. “Teachers wanted!” Every spring we are recruiting for the best teachers willing to embrace the challenges of educating our outstanding students....

DATE: April 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Jollon: Gun violence is a public health issue

According to the Colorado Health Information Dataset, 781 people died from gunshot wounds in Colorado in 2016, more than died from motor vehicle accidents. Of those killed with guns, 605 died by...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Thiessen: Liberals don’t hate America and conservatives are not racists

WASHINGTON – I’m a rock-ribbed conservative who wants Republicans to keep control of Congress. But I’m not unhappy that Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone lost the special election in...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Littwin: With layoffs, Post owners are looting the public trust

I’ve been lamenting the news of the latest devastating round of layoffs at the already-decimated Denver Post. Well, I’m sick of lamenting. The question now is what can we do about it. After all,...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

The Utah Headliners: FOIA is the speedometer, not the cop writing tickets

The Utah Headliners Sunshine Week is here, and we who value government transparency are again celebrating the laws that allow us to know what our local, state and federal governments are doing. But...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Bye: Returning guns to their proper role in society

Finally, it seems like our country is poised to start a real gun control debate, and it had better be more substantial than business-as-usual. It seems like a consensus could develop around...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Kent: Let’s have a conversation about gun control

Friends, the time has come for our country to have a sane, reasonable conversation about gun control and the Second Amendment. The carnage and heartache simply is not stopping and soon enough...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

How to make, not break, sage-grouse recovery

If you’ve farmed, ranched or owned land in the West, you’ve probably participated in a few discussions about the greater sage-grouse and its imperiled habitat. After two years of relative quiet on...

DATE: March 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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