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Ask Eartha: Busting myths around electric vehicles
Ask Eartha: Busting myths around electric vehicles

April 20, 2019

Dear Eartha, My car’s not quite a clunker yet, but it’s getting there. I’m thinking about trading up for an electric car, but I’ve heard people say that electric cars are actually worse than gas-powered...





Rankin: Under the Dome — April 2019 (column)

April 19, 2019

We just returned to Denver after an all too rare visit home and to events on the Western Slope. A quick stop in Summit County and then on to Grand Junction for Club 20’s Spring...


Knopf: Polis letter says don’t mess with Colorado water
Knopf: Polis letter says don’t mess with Colorado water

April 18, 2019

Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser sent a 27-page letter to the Environmental Protection Agency this week. It wasn’t a love note. Basically, they said don’t mess with Colorado water. The EPA,...


High Altitude Baking: Hop into Easter with carrot cake
High Altitude Baking: Hop into Easter with carrot cake

April 17, 2019

Editor’s note: High elevation makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in...


Liddick: Exposing false claims of sanctuary
Liddick: Exposing false claims of sanctuary

April 15, 2019

“… Each newcomer makes America more American. ” — Nancy Pelosi’s 12th CD website, addressing immigration, April 14, 2019 “This suggestion is beneath the dignity of the presidency” — Nancy Pelosi reacting to a story...



Biff America: Octaves of optimism
Biff America: Octaves of optimism

April 13, 2019

That high school girl gave me goose bumps. As soon as she finished, I thought to myself, ‘I needed that.’ I attended a recent scholarship awards night at a local high school. On stage there...





Ask Eartha: Spring into energy efficiency at home
Ask Eartha: Spring into energy efficiency at home

April 11, 2019

Dear Eartha, With summer fast approaching, I’m planning to jump into some projects around the house. What home-improvement projects should I consider adding to my list this summer and where should I start? — Brian,...




Opinion | Lark Ascending: The great dinner party
Opinion | Lark Ascending: The great dinner party

April 6, 2019

Invitations have gone out, weeks ago. Ads enticing ticket-buyers to attend the annual event are appearing on radio and in the newspaper. Posters are pinned up all over town. Everyone has an opinion about the...