Today's Opinions

  • Time to come up with reasonable solution

    What if the debate over health insurance was about what we support instead of what we oppose? What if the discussion included all 535 members of Congress instead of just those who happen to belong to the party in power?
    As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ill-advised plan to ramrod overhaul of the Affordable Care Act through the Senate without allowing time to fully understand its ramifications failed last week, it is apparent the questions Congress is trying to answer are the wrong ones to ask.

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    Hoping stolen U.S. flag brings one much glory
    If saddens me to inform my fellow Columbine and Ken-Caryl Ranch residents that my U.S. flag, which has been proudly displayed on my front porch for 30-plus years, has been stolen from my property. I would only hope that the person or persons responsible for this theft will display it in their home with the same respect, honor and patriotism that I have.

  • Journalists, don’t let interviews off the hook

    Greg Dobbs

  • Polarization comes from lack of listening

    Jim Rohrer

  • Our Readers Write

    Putting in a good word for President Trump

  • Proposed rule seems like a logical solution

    Rules of the Colorado Supreme Court prohibit lawyers from engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation. Sounds logical, doesn’t it? So why in the world would the Court consider changing the rule?

  • Father’s Day takes on a different meaning

    Father’s Day has come and gone, but for 41 years it has never been the same.
    You see, since March 13, 1976, Father’s Day has taken on a completely different meaning for yours truly.  That was the day, as a 4-year-old boy, I was told that my father was no longer among the living. Tommy Hicks had passed away.

  • Our Readers Write

    Mitchell’s answers to Q and A lack substance

    I found Ron Mitchell’s answers to your questions in last week’s paper to be disappointing and disturbing. Not once did he mention improving academic performance or growth.
    They are certainly not in his list of accomplishments or even in his list of items that need work. Transparency is a nice goal, but shouldn’t education performance be first and foremost?