NEILSON: AND NOW YOU KNOW THE REST OF THE STORY?
As a member of the state Long-term Fiscal Stability Commission, more aptly named by the minority the Long-term Fiscal Irresponsibility Commission, here is the “rest of the story” from my view.
HILLMAN: BASEBALL, BATS AND UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
It’s natural to sympathize with the parents of Brandon Patch, the 18-year-old baseball pitcher who died after he was hit by a batted ball in 2003.
HUDSON: AN AFFIRMATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
By Miller Hudson
A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry. Directed by Israel Hicks. Playing at the DCPA through October 31.
COFFMAN: DECISION DISREGARDED WELFARE OF MEN AND WOMEN IN UNIFORM
In a recent article in The Colorado Statesman headlined, “On the range at Piñon Canon,” state Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, complained that he is being unfairly labeled as anti-military because he supported legislation that permanently bars the United States Army from receiving the additional training areas it has requested in Piñon Canyon.
SMITH: I UNFOLDED THE PAPERS: A SUMMONS TO APPEAR IN COURT
It was a gloomy New England morning my freshman year at Harvard, and we were sitting around our room in Strauss Hall, recovering from a night on the town in Boston.
MARTIN: EARLY ENCOURAGEMENT CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE
In towns and counties all over Colorado, we’re seeing candidates emerge for local posts: city councils, county commissions, school boards and all the other offices that represent our most direct form of democracy. In these days of complicated issues and stark budgets, we need the best possible minds solving our collective problems.
HUDSON: 'VOYSEY INHERITANCE' GOT IT RIGHT IN 1905
By Miller Hudson
“The Voysey Inheritance,” by Harley Granville-Barker in a new adaptation by David Mamet. Directed by Bruce K. Sevy, and playing in the Space Theatre at the DCPA through Oct. 24.
“Oh! What a tangled web we weave,
CHILDEARS: LET BANKS DO THEIR JOBS
Economic recovery begins with responsible access to credit. Banks know that businesses and consumers need credit, and that they aren’t always getting the credit they need. That leaves many asking, “Why?”
SMITH: ZELAYA TRIED TO SEIZE POWER ILLEGALLY
Mel’s back. Yes, the ousted president of Honduras has somehow snuck back into his country and is now holed up in the Brazilian Embassy, from which he is once again stirring up his supporters.
MILO: MONEY RAISED BY RITTER, LEGISLATURE WON'T GO FAR
Coloradans own a conservatively estimated $500 million per year unfunded liability on public bridge, highway, interchange and tunnel infrastructure. That’s a staggering sum in any single year, and the cumulative effect year after year undermines road safety and our state’s economic recovery. That Colorado’s people, families, businesses and leaders continue accumulating a $500 million annual deferred maintenance debt is unsustainable.