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Federal agency needs oversight, not overreach

By Guest Columnist

By Michael Fields When it comes to government overreach, sunlight is said to be the best disinfectant. And so it should be, when it comes to President Obama’s attempt to impose a “Clean Power Plan” across the nation. The ...

We don’t need a study of a bad idea: transferring federal lands to the state

By Guest Columnist

By Owen O’Fallon and Bob Silbernagel Colorado Canyons Association There is a push by some in Colorado and other Western states to have the states take over federal lands within their jurisdiction. There are many things wrong with this ...

OCC needs an updated mission

By Guest Columnist

By Bill Ray For decades, the working premise of our state’s top consumer advocate, the Office of Consumer Counsel, has been that Colorado’s rank-and-file utility ratepayers need an advocate in their corner. And while this adjunct ...

Senate Bill 258 creates bureaucratic roadblocks

By Guest Columnist

By Tom Darin Colorado is on track to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan pollution reduction goals, but a bill introduced in the Senate could result in the state turning over its flexibility to comply with the ...

District 51 making strides with lunch

By The Daily Sentinel

Standardized tests aren’t the only thing public school students are opting out of. Many of them forgo school lunch, which makes the task of preparing nutritious meals not just a kitchen challenge, but a policy conundrum. Why should ...

Get your say on parks and wildlife

By Andrew Gulliford

It’s April and though I do not like writing checks to the Internal Revenue Service, I look forward to writing checks to Colorado Parks and Wildlife for my annual small game hunting license, habitat stamp, and deer and elk tags. I also ...

Printed Letters: April 26, 2014

By Staff

‘Ridiculous’ opt-out 
mania bad for country What’s with this “opting out” fiasco? Why are authorities allowing students to opt out of scholastic testing and medical vaccinations? What happened to rules, ...


Thrilling finish downtown

By Dale Shrull

Bicycle racing, a sport of inches? After 60 minutes of intense racing Saturday in the Maverick Classic Criterium, it all came down to three riders and about two inches. Two inches! Colorado Mesa University’s Spencer Oswald crushed the ...


Nieto mixes it up to win Cage Wars

By Matt Meyer

Olathe mixed martial artist Kristian Nieto extended a forearm and pushed low on Tanner Cowan’s waist Saturday night, keeping him from striking. Nieto, in the main event of Cage Wars XXI, won a hands-intensive defensive fight with Cowan ...

Mavs close in on baseball crown

By Staff

After Metro State won the opening game of Saturday’s RMAC baseball doubleheader on a walk-off home run, Colorado Mesa wasted no time taking control of the second game. Kevin Mitchell, the reigning RMAC player of the week, hit a ...

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