Guest Columns

The Indian Peaks Traverse as a solution

Imagine stepping out of your front door, grabbing your hiking poles, putting your binoculars around your neck, lacing up your running shoes, or putting...

Déjà vu at U.N. climate talks

This year felt like déjà vu. On Dec. 10, I was again standing in line at the U.N. Climate Talks, waiting to disrupt the...

Opportunity zones: Who benefits?

The 2017 tax bill provides for the creation of “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) — economically distressed communities where as a result of investment in said...

The debate over ‘birthright’ citizenship: Distracting voters from real issues

In his latest assault on our federal immigration policy in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump proposed abolishing “birthright” citizenship, whereby children...

Issue 2G: Democracy in the 21st century, finally!

We urge City voters to vote yes on Ballot Question 2G, which reads, “Shall Sections 38, 45, and 56 of the City Charter be...

Ballot Battle to Protect Communities from Fracking

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you’ve probably been exposed to a bombardment of oil and gas industry propaganda about Proposition 112. You...

Our shared Boulder County dilemma: A response to Joel Dyer

I want to thank Joel Dyer for his Oct. 11, “My Willmeng Dilemma.” It’s written mainly about my candidacy for Boulder County Commissioner, but also...

Immigration — problems and possibilities

Americans realize that immigration is an important issue. The nation’s security, economic strength, demographics, global competitiveness and much more are all influenced by U.S....

Council acted in Boulder’s best interests

The Peoples League for Action Now (PLAN)-Boulder County supports City Council’s Aug. 22 decision to proceed with the CU South Campus flood mitigation scheme,...

I fought for our country. Now NFL players are kneeling for...

I’m a veteran of the U.S. Army. So it may come as a surprise that the day I read about NFL players kneeling during...

Sessions slams the door on immigrants desperate to escape domestic violence

Recently, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan sharply criticized the government for deporting two ACLU clients — a woman and her child who had fled...

Closing the education gap

A recent article in the Daily Camera, the biannual Trends Report published by the Community Foundation of Boulder County, and the 2013 report by the...
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