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Our district’s commitment to success for all students

On March 9, our district board of education, district leadership team, and partners from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Education Department met with Colorado State Board of Education to present the...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Our district’s commitment to success for all students

On March 9, our district board of education, district leadership team, and partners from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Education Department met with Colorado State Board of Education to present the...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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From the Senate: on ground water, coal rolling and charter schools

These have been interesting times in the General Assembly. The worst of government rears its ugly head every now and then. That has been the case these past few days. In my last column, I...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Welcome to a new monthly column from the mayor

March always comes in with the promise that spring is on the way...and that college basketball fans will either be euphoric with hope or devastated by loss as they watch their favorite teams play...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Water, special needs, private property on the docket

The first half of the 71st General Assembly is one-third of the way through. I have been successful on several bills so far. Three of my bills in one day has been the most. The one thing that makes...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Trump’s two-track foreign policy may yield benefits

WASHINGTON — At the heart of Donald Trump’s foreign policy team lies a glaring contradiction. On the one hand, it is composed of men of experience, judgment and traditionalism. Meaning, they are...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Change is hard, yet school failure is not an option

In a local control state like Colorado, local school boards usually make their own decisions about the allocation of funds and how best to serve students. We saw an example recently in Jefferson...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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The case of the cover-up in search of a crime

WASHINGTON — It’s a Watergate-era cliche that the cover-up is always worse than the crime. In the Mike Flynn affair, we have the first recorded instance of a cover-up in the absence of a crime....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Our recreation economy depends upon public lands and the president

We are fortunate to live in Southwest Colorado, surrounded by a rugged and natural landscape that provides us opportunities not seen in many parts of the country. Not only do visitors come to our...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Coram: Legislative session slowly ramping up

It seems to me as if the session just started yesterday, but the fact of the matter is, we are closing in on one month. It has been the slowest month I recall in my previous six years. This session...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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While legal, travel ban unnecessary and damaging

“WASHINGTON — Stupid but legal. Such is the Trump administration’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries. Of course, as with almost everything in American life, what should be a policy...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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Busy times for new face in Senate

After a busy summer and a fast-paced fall, I am back at work in the 71st Colorado General Assembly. Things are a little different for me. I am missing a couple of my trusted friends and very good...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest Columns

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