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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...



Opinion | Susan Knopf: Your election run-down

October 17, 2019

The most important items on your ballot are at the bottom. You save money and enhance the quality of life in your community by not having tax money returned to you. Let’s start with the...



Christopher Alleman: Arts background will help improve student outcomes

October 16, 2019

Occupation: producing artistic director for Lake Dillon Theatre Co. Hometown: Silverthorne Years in Summit County: 7 Family: husband, Josh Blanchard; son, Lincoln Civic involvement: Silverthorne Elementary School PTA president; Silverthorne Accountability Committee member; Arts of...






Opinion: Let’s invite Salida to join the CMC district

October 9, 2019

More than 50 years ago, the Colorado Mountain College tax district was created and, for the first time, college became possible for the residents of Colorado’s remote high mountain towns. Nearly two decades later, in...


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: On the nature of the republic

October 7, 2019

What is the nature of our political system? This isn’t an academic question; it’s vital to understanding what’s going on with the contemporary freak show we call politics.  To begin, remember that the nation was...




Opinion | Morgan Liddick: Another manufactured crisis

September 30, 2019

Here we go. On Wednesday, the White House released an unredacted telcon — bureaucratese for a memo about a telephone conversation — compiled from those present for President Donald Trump’s telephone conversation with Ukraine’s new...


Opinion | Susan Knopf: The smoking gun?

September 26, 2019

“No one is above the Law.” — Nancy Pelosi “The actions of the Trump Presidency revealed the dishonorable fact of the president’s betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of our national security, and betrayal...


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: Clutch your pearls

September 23, 2019

Clutch your pearls, ladies. It’s Trump-hate phony scandal time again. This time, The Washington Post leads the charge with The New York Times on harmony. They report the president made unspecified promises to an unnamed...


Opinion | Susan Knopf: Your pick, not theirs

September 19, 2019

“Democrats never agree on anything, that’s why they’re Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they’d be Republicans.” — Will Rogers, American humorist, 1879–1935 The Colorado Democratic Party and Democratic Senate Campaign Committee are in...


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: When we can no longer talk

September 16, 2019

“(He) is ignorant, passionate, hypocritical, corrupt, and easily swayed by the basest men who surround him.” No, it’s not the New York Times talking about Donald Trump, although the language is eerily similar. The comment...