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Zornio: Mine operators offer no proof in lawsuit threat against Nederland officials, but plenty of intimidation

Some residents are reluctant to speak out amid conflict with owners of the Cross and Caribou mines over heavy metal water pollution

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Opinion: Loosen travel restrictions to Cuba to encourage reform from within

Even landlocked Coloradans have an interest in expanding contact with the island nation

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Littwin: My 6-year-old grandson has COVID. He seems to be doing all right. But I’m far from OK.

Everyone wants COVID to be over. But the truth is, as we continue to engage in the COVID wars, we don’t seem to want it enough.

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Opinion: On the edge of the Marshall inferno, drivers worked in concert to avert trouble

On busy U.S. 36, choking smoke and approaching flames triggered a retreat of vehicles in an amazing display of unspoken cooperation

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Opinion: Drug makers charge hospitals less for some medicines. Consumers aren’t getting the savings

Colorado’s congressional delegation needs to investigate why lower prices aren’t being passed on to patients

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Zornio: Climate change is not enough of a focus in Colorado’s 2022 legislative start

Two weeks after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history, lawmakers appear ready to downplay the climate crisis

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Silverman: Normal rules of self-defense don’t apply when your house is invaded

The legal battle over the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol — the people's house — has begun. America needs justice.

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Pritchett: Hanging with birders sharpens the senses — no matter where you look

A trip to Mexico with avian researchers may have tested my attention span, but ultimately it made me a much better explorer

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Littwin: Jared Polis just showed how to make an election-year State of the State speech

Polis wants to save Coloradans money, which may not be the most controversial public-policy pitch ever made. More controversial was Polis’ decision to sing about it.

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Nicolais: The death of the voting rights bill could doom democracy

Limiting access to the ballot threatens each of us, even in states like Colorado where our election officials have created safe, accessible processes

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Carman: Rebuilding from the Marshall fire should be a model of climate adaptation

By not planning for climate change, not working to mitigate risk and failing to build sustainable systems, we set ourselves up for more multibillion-dollar disaster response efforts

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Opinion: Some doctors might not consider marijuana to be medicine, but Coloradans do

That includes the governor

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Opinion: The Marshall fire showed climate change has come to our backyard

It is infinitely better to prevent a fire than it is to help the victims deal with their loss

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Littwin: With Ed Perlmutter retiring, 2022 has officially arrived. The Colorado GOP is hoping it’s a better year.

Colorado’s Republican Party, still strongly tied to Trump, is at its lowest point in memory. If the GOP can’t take advantage in 2022, it’s hard to see a time when they might.

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Weiser: To improve policing and retain officers, Colorado must invest in better training

We must better support our police and sheriffs, starting at the academy and extending to mental health and retention

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Zornio: Jared Polis was right on truck driver, wrong on Walker Stapleton and definitely wrong on COVID

Polis’ decisions on the criminal justice front were bold and he deserves credit. But he governor’s appalling economic appointment and handling of the pandemic continue to be a grave disappointment.

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Opinion: Why COVID drove me to change my career

Why do I do what I do? The question became louder during the pandemic

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Littwin: It was late coming, but Biden finally said what had to be said of Trump and his enablers

On Tuesday, Biden goes to Atlanta to push two voting-rights bills that can be passed only if the Senate filibuster is reformed. This time, Biden must call out reluctant Dems.

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Nicolais: How state Sen. Don Coram can beat Rep. Lauren Boebert

The much-liked and respected state senator will need a perfect campaign — and help from outside organizations

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Opinion: Now open — A CSU campus free to every Coloradan

CSU Spur is a place for everyone to learn about food, water, and human and animal health

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