Editorials

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Version 10.3 of governor’s race

By Staff

The anticipated 2010 Colorado gubernatorial race has already gone through a number of iterations. The latest version, officially rolled out during a press conference Tuesday at the state Capitol, pits Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a ...


Ritter’s budget legacy

By Staff

When he gave his valedictory State of the State address last Thursday, Gov. Bill Ritter naturally mentioned some of the accomplishments of the three years he’s been Colorado’s chief executive. They include his efforts to expand the ...


Effort under way to preserve machine-gun nest, labor legacy near Telluride

By Staff

Colorado tourism promoters extol our scenery, our fall colors, and our snow-capped peaks, but nobody mentions a historic machine-gun nest above 13,000 feet. At the top of Imogene Pass, between Telluride and Ouray, a machine-gun emplacement ...


Ladenburger’s leave-taking

By Staff

Most of the thousands of people who will utilize the state-of-the-art medical services in the new, 12-story tower that is the most visible feature of St. Mary’s Hospital’s Century Project will never know Bob Ladenburger’s ...


DDA is not eager to lose a ‘Big Biscuit’

By Staff

National elections often influence and energize local politics, and the government-by-defiance model now coming from Washington is a dangerous precedent. Local politicians have been energized by the rise of the all-knowing bureaucrat and have ...


Haiti needs help

By Staff

An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale would cause devastation wherever it struck. When it is centered near the crowded capital of one of the poorest nation’s on Earth — as occurred late Tuesday in Haiti — the death ...


Sec. Salazar vows to close the public lands ‘candy store’

By Staff

Former Sen. Ken Salazar would have made a strong candidate for governor of Colorado, but his decision to continue as Secretary of the Interior is the more commendable choice. It may also prove to be the best choice for Colorado and other ...


Put the covers on downtown meters

By Staff

It’s tough to generate much enthusiasm for a hike down Main Street on a cold day in January. Even less appealing may be walking on the sidewalks of the western-most blocks of Main Street, fenced in by construction barricades and ...


Apply Medicare tax to investment income

By Staff

As the president and congressional Democrats try to resolve differences over the proposal to tax so-called Cadillac health insurance plans — differences that threaten to shatter labor union support for health care reform — a new ...


Penry sets his sights on monumental task

By Staff

Don’t let anyone tell you Sen. Josh Penry plans to coast through his final session as a member of the Colorado Legislature. The Grand Junction Republican who is also the Senate minority leader, has nothing less in mind this year than ...


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