Posted inOpinion, Write On, Colorado

Some days, the color of everything matches my mood — blue

Colorado Covid Blues The sky’s been painted Solitude:gray, with a single drop of blue. Mineral, Quebec: the names of streetsblare by in artificial blue. The weight of snow buckles branches;even evergreens have the blues. Head down, she tromps the rock-strewn path,then, the flit and pulse of three bluebirds. MORE: See all of our Write On, Colorado […]

Posted inEnvironment, Growth, News, Outdoors, Politics and Government

The faith-based and environmental opposition to Colorado’s Proposition DD makes for strange company

The drive to legalize sports betting in Colorado united Republicans and Democrats at the state Capitol, and similarly, the opposition to Proposition DD is bringing together two disparate groups of critics. The November ballot question is drawing criticism from religious conservatives who label gambling as a sin and a faction of the environmental community concerned […]

Posted inPolitics and Government

Democrat Jared Polis takes same stage as Donald Trump Jr. to tout bipartisanship amid shouts for “recall”

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis extended a hand to his political rivals Friday, telling a conservative political summit that “our state of Colorado is big enough for all of us to live our lives according to our values” even as his critics responded with shouts for a “recall.” His remarks at the 10th annual Western Conservative […]