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In a brief moment of Internet connectivity while traveling in Nepal a couple of weeks ago, I glimpsed headlines reporting that state Sen. Evie Hudak had resigned rather than face a possible recall election. Before I left, I’d seen banners … more
Imagine a night in which a moon that is just shy of full gives off a silver light that gets diffused through the billion water droplets which make up a layer of thin, high clouds. Enshrouded in that soft light, then further imagine that this night … more
Almost 13 percent of Coloradans live below the poverty level, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s better than the national rate of more than 14 percent, but it’s still much too high. This time of year, the … more
The story is the same but the presentation is quite different. The musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” has very little spoken dialogue. Instead the presentation is reminiscent of “Les Miz,” as my grandson pointed out to … more
I have a favorite bike ride that I try to do a couple times each week during the summer. It’s not a really long one, and it’s not up a mountain or anything crazy like that, but it challenges me. I get a good workout and a good rush of speed out … more
Now I am not referring to breaking records like the most touchdowns thrown in a season, home runs hit in a career, or breaking the 3.43-minute mile. Nor am I referring to breaking other records recognized by Guinness World Records. The only … more
A controversy that continues to linger in the West and many regions across our nation is the status of the gray wolf. The reintroduction of this animal as a protected endangered species under the federal Endangered Species Act is resulting in … more
Survey results about trust always turn our heads. As the saying goes we build credibility by the teaspoon and lose it by the bucket when we make a mistake in our line of work. A recent Gallup survey indicated people have confidence in … more
The Samaritan’s Purse, a non-denominational Christian organization, annually promotes and administers a wonderful program called “Operation Christmas Child.” It recruits groups to fill shoe boxes with toys, hygiene items, candy and school … more
Located on every gallon of milk at any grocery store in the state of Colorado is a bar code that contains the history of that particular gallon — what dairy farm it originated from, where it was pasteurized, and when it expires, among other … more
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