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Opinion | Morgan Liddick: A real Schiff-storm

November 18, 2019

“I know a guy whose friend told him that he knows someone who overheard a White House staffer complain that President Donald Trump rented the Lincoln bedroom to Satan …” That wasn’t a statement from...

Opinion | Susan Knopf: Educated becoming more liberal

November 14, 2019

Apparently, a trending idea is that college-educated people are becoming more liberal. So says a 2015 Pew Research Center study, cited in a 2016 NPR story and more recently in an opinion piece written by...

Opinion | Morgan Liddick: Impeachment, then and now

October 28, 2019

Capitol Hill Democrats are now at the smear-by-faux-impeachment phase of their efforts to reverse the 2016 presidential election, so let’s review some of what the founders themselves thought about impeachment. Impeachment stirred a long discussion...

Opinion | Susan Knopf: I vote for wolves

October 24, 2019

The Sierra Club and Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund are running a marathon. They’re trying to get enough signatures to put a wolf initiative on the ballot in 2020. According to Colorado Sierra Club, they...

Lauren Gearhart: A commitment to listening to diverse perspectives

October 22, 2019

Occupation: Summit County government Mountain Mentors coordinator Hometown: Bowling Green, Ohio Years in Summit County: 10 Civic involvement: Healthy Futures Initiative coalition member, Communities that Care coalition member, Positive Youth Development trainer, Mountain Mentors volunteer...

Gloria Quintero: Providing a voice for Summit County minorities

October 22, 2019

Occupation: Strengthening Families outreach program counselor with Summit County Youth and Family Services Hometown: born in Merida, Venezuela; moved to the USA in 1992 (speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese) Family: husband and three children ages...

Opinion | Morgan Liddick: It’s getting good now

October 21, 2019

The panicked attempts to move Joe Biden off center stage in the Democratic Party continued last Tuesday night as media commentary centered on the “new star” of the left, Elizabeth Warren —  described by CNN...

Brooke Shotts: School board next step in journey of volunteerism

October 18, 2019

Occupation: freelance graphic designer at Lasergraphics Hometown: Oakdale, Minnesota Years in Summit County: 18 Family: husband, Carlin; two sons, Zephyr and Wentzle; dog, PoppySeed Civic involvement: Carriage House board member, Level 3 classroom volunteer, Breckenridge...