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With less than two weeks left in the 2015 legislative session, our state faces urgent issues impacting the middle class. I have spent this session fighting to protect Colorado seniors, working families and victims of sexual assault. In the past … more
“Old men’s prayers for death are lying prayers, in which they abuse old age and long extent of life. But when death draws near, not one is willing to die, and age is no longer a burden to … more
Former Tri-lakes resident, Nepal factory owner, and Air Force Academy Graduate Corban Bryant, said his family and employees are holding up, despite the dire circumstances in Kathmandu, and offers … more
Palmer Lake Fire Chief and Falcon Fire Department Fire Marshal Margo Humes says she was one of the first to arrive at the scene of the Black Forest Fire, and the fast-moving fire, on a very hot and … more
Something like this changes you. “Your whole life is gone. Even after you rebuild, the place is sterile, no photos left, no old clothes, no familiar jacket, or hat. Landmarks are gone. Just a … more
April was National Poetry Month and you’ve probably read about poetry in this space before. Poetry enlightens, inspires, challenges … and also provides a way for people living with Alzheimer’s to reconnect with their memories. The arts – … more
Nearby dairies would load the milk cans off their wagons on to the rail platform for pickup. If you look hard enough, you still might find remnants of the cement underpinnings of that platform on … more
I’m a native, the dark-green-bumper-sticker-that-looks-like-a-Colorado-license-plate-type of native (although I don’t have one on my car). Born in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, I’ve always been able to claim this status. And, … more
Back in the 1960s, I think it was Malcolm X or LeRoi Jones who said, “The landscape should belong to the people who see it all the time.” Not long after that, in November 1978, Boulder … more
Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of what may well be the birth of modern environmentalism. The organizers of Earth Day 1970 channeled the vibrant energy of that era into a movement, one that saw more than 20 … more
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