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Opinion: Widen and shorten the path to citizenship

From my view in the classroom, I can see our current policies tearing families apart

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Zornio: Gabby Petito’s tragic death should inspire changes to domestic violence policy

One in four women are victims of domestic violence in America, but change is possible

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Silverman: Bob Enyart was a man with convictions. They cost him his life.

The pastor and conservative talk radio host who spurned vaccines died recently of COVID-19

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Opinion: Access to water is a human right, unless you’re unhoused in Denver

Only a portion of public restrooms and water fountains in parks are in working order

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Littwin: I got the booster. The story of why people refuse the vaccine is the story of our time.

In Colorado, the relatively successful rate of vaccinations has kept the delta variant from reaching crisis level. Nearby low-vaccination mountain states are not so fortunate

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Nicolais: Tay Anderson should rethink his Trumpian tactics

In response to the investigation into his conduct released last week, Anderson sounded remarkably similar in style to the former president

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Opinion: Water is the 3rd District’s “community of interest.” Only one redistricting map gets it

Redistricting Commissioner Simon Tafoya’s proposed 3rd Congressional District boundary deserves strong consideration

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Opinion: Summit County’s search and rescue teams are proof there’s still gold in them hills

Today a different kind of danger lurks above Breckenridge, but the mining-era culture of volunteer aid endures

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Opinion: BLM removes wild horses from range while ignoring humane solutions

Fertility control is the better way to slow herd growth

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John Temple: Jim Sheeler had his own hidden superpowers

John Temple, former editor and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News, remembers a reporter who found a way to slow down time and listen to the people he wrote about

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Littwin: How do you write an obit for Jim Sheeler, the brilliant writer who made the death beat his own?

Sheeler was a Pulitzer winner at the Rocky, a National Book Award finalist, a close friend, a deeply good person and the only great writer I’ve ever known who never had to fake humility

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Opinion: Colorado needs the right plan to match the people and money it has committed to expand early education

Pre-K must be easy to find for parents, and high-quality for kids

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Opinion: The technology, and workforce, for clean energy already are in place. Now it’s time to invest

The payback would be 6-to-1, and would save Coloradans billions in energy costs

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Littwin: As culture wars rage around us, Jared Polis gets married without so much as a stir

A divided country fights over abortion, masks, critical race theory and more, but the fight over gay marriage seems to be over, at least in Colorado

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Nicolais: Marriage was the best decision Gov. Jared Polis has made yet

Gov. Jared Polis and Marlon Reis wed on Wednesday, a fairytale triumph of love over adversity

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Opinion: The Colorado community-college system is built on exploitation of teachers

Juggling multiple jobs, adjunct faculty are the gig workers of higher education. They outnumber full faculty 4-1 but are paid less than half

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Opinion: If you’re going to put us on your focus group, maybe you should put us on your payroll

Lived experience is some of the best expertise you can hire

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Zornio: Could Colorado be looking at a future without cows?

As climate change worsens and bioengineering takes off, Colorado's cattle industry faces an uncertain future

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Silverman: Expect a big ruling this week in the Barry Morphew murder case

Barry Morphew is accused of killing his wife, Suzanne. A Chaffee County judge must make critical probable cause and bail eligibility rulings

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Littwin: We haven’t forgotten 9/11, but on the 20th anniversary, we can’t help but see it differently

The failed war on terror, it can be argued, led from 9/11 to Jan. 6, from anti-Muslim fervor to the rise of Trump, the Big Lie and threats to our democracy

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