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With new budget, fiscal responsibility is out the window

It’s always easy to spend someone else’s money. The U.S. Congress has got it down pat with both parties to blame this time. If you hadn’t noticed, they were at their “best” so to speak last … more

Park Hill Golf Course a lesson: What happens when cities and counties hesitate

As golf courses go, the Park Hill Golf Course at 35th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver is nothing special. First of all, it is flat — with little imagination used in its design, layout, … more

Hyland Hills find the right ‘Fit’ for northern area

This is Colorado, so there a lot of places to sweat around here. A plethora of choices are available at your disposal on fitness equipment including stair climbers, cross trainers, treadmills, … more

Will I see RTD’s northwestern rail line in my lifetime?

The Denver Post article back on July 10, “RTD’s Eyes Turn North,” made it all seem so exciting and promising. Was it saying that those of us in the north/northwest part of RTD’s region will … more

Broomfield commits $13 million for butterflies

The public was surprised back in 2017 when the Butterfly Pavilion and the City and County of Broomfield announced that the Pavilion would be moving from Westminster to Broomfield. Some politically … more

Time running out for charter change proposals

The first day of summer is officially behind us which warns us of the ramping up of the political season as candidates seeking elected office for the November 2019 ballot shift into high gear. We are … more

Not ready: Sales taxes on internet purchases ill-timed

It seems that our State Legislature jumped the gun this past legislative session with implementation of imposing and collecting sales and use taxes on destination-based internet purchases of goods. … more

Like fathers, like daughters: A unique pair of business teams

There might have been a time when eldest son was expected to follow in his father’s footsteps and take over the family business while Daddy’s little girl was shy and deferred to the male figures … more

Let’s see the money before getting excited federal bridge, highway plan

In a rare bipartisan announcement, President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came out of a meeting in agreement. Well, they announced the easy part. They … more

Westminster area homelessness: An evolving situation

Homelessness knows no boundaries. When we moved to Westminster, Colorado in 1968, there were no homeless people in our community. The same was true for other first ring suburban communities. There … more

Converting Adams County office is a unique housing opportunity

Re-purposing existing buildings seems to be happening more often these days. Most reuse examples are either changing retail to office, office to multi-family residential or multi-family residential … more

Exciting times at Front Range Community College campuses

When it comes to preparing for a career or “re-inventing” yourself for a different career, there are always changes in the wind. It is incumbent upon higher education to stay abreast of such … more

Coming out swinging, the president and his budget

If nothing else, you have to give President Trump credit for setting up a good old brawl. Whether it has to do with separating children from parents at the Mexican border, declaring a contrived … more

Digging deep on oil and gas drilling overhaul legislation

It should come as no surprise to those of us who follow state politics: You could have given odds on a bet that the Democrats’ “trifecta” would at some point roll out major proposed changes to … more

Colorado is overdue for red flag warning legislation

You would think that given Colorado’s unfortunate history of shootings and killings in high profile incidents that our state would have been a leader in adopting red flag warning legislation. While … more

How technology is reducing workers comp costs while improving workforce health

A new acquaintance through the Metro North Chamber of Commerce introduced me to space age technology which is reducing worker’s compensation claims and sick leave taken. Les Simpson, CEO of … more
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