Opinion

An open letter to my Republican friends

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That I have Republican friends shouldn’t come as a surprise. We all do and I think we can all agree with President...

Proposition EE is not the solution for Colorado

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When 2020 started, no one could have predicted the roller coaster ride we are on. Election season has extended the ride as...

Letters 10/15: On voting and endorsements

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Current Commissioners on 2020 candidates Serving the people of Boulder County for the last eight years has been the...

Your choice to vote or not to vote will direct the...

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Not participating in the political process of the community is a potent choice. It is an acceptance of the status quo. A...

Letters 10/8: On voting and homelessness

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Hold your nose and vote As an 82-year-old life-long progressive social-democrat (who has experienced the rule of many U.S....

Free market fundamentalism and COVID-19

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The world turns upside down a couple times a day. As I write this, President Trump has caught COVID-19 and is benefiting...

Why Trump will leave office if he loses the election

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There is widespread concern that President Trump won’t leave office if he loses the election. This angst is understandable. Trump has, after...

Letters 10/1: Online petitioning, COGCC and more

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On online petitioning Thanks for the great article discussing Boulder’s slow walk toward online petitioning (Re: News, “Advancing Democracy,”...

Pandemic profiteering

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More than 200,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 32 million have lost their jobs. During the first quarter of...

Letters 9/24: On fracking and air quality, and more

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The politics of hiding The air quality in Longmont is poor primarily due to fracking. The American Lung Association...

On Proposition 113: More is needed than eliminating the Electoral College

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I was 11 years old. It was the first presidential election I remember. John Kennedy eventually won with 303 electoral votes and a...

Letters 9.17: Loachamin for Commissioner, and more

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Vote down the ballot This is a particularly important election year. Like 2020, this election will be quite different....