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I say Gov. Hickenlooper is wrong to apologize for the Sand Creek Massacre. I do not accept any guilt or responsibility for what happened 150 years ago. The Indians and Federal Troops are all long … more
In Jefferson County, all roads lead to the “Taj Mahal” — otherwise known as the Jefferson County Government Admistration Building — and the three county commissioners who officiate there. This election, two of those seats could be in … more
Sylvia was ... eccentric ... but she demanded of her students their best behavior, and she rewarded them for it. In the process, she taught us that to be different — to be exceptional — was a good thing. Fred made his own life a little harder … more
When she was 11 and caring for four younger brothers and sisters in a rural Mexican town, Rocío Méndez looked into her heart for strength. more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
I read banned books. I’ll bet you have, too. In fact, you might be surprised – as I was – at the books that have been challenged across the years, iconic books that are signposts in not only our literary history but in our cultural history as … more
This column is worth 50 percent off on your next oil change. Uh, no it's not. more
When I was at the University of Colorado in Boulder, I had a few classes in the physics building. And, it would happen, occasionally, that I would get to the building early and would wander over to the Focault Pendulum. Have you ever seen it? … more
I read Ann Healey's column about the undocumented woman, Rocio Mendez. I enjoyed reading it and can't help but wonder how many millions of untold stories like hers there must be. Stories of true … more
Let me give you a little glimpse inside my week before school. I teach at nine schools, so, the bulk of my time at start-up is devoted to trying to figure out when I am going to spend time at each school during the week. This is an interesting … more
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