Kelsey Hickok: Dougherty is right leader for office

Kelsey Hickok: Dougherty is right leader for office

The road to hell is paved with good intentions and riddled with potholes as the case may be. While Boulder has spent millions and incurred substantial deficits trying to solve the world‘s problems with bold ideas, committees and focus groups; we have lost out on some achievable goals that still can realistically be accomplished now. One is high speed internet. The city of Longmont did this and now has superior, […]

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Heather Ridge: Team with BVSD  to teach safe, wise web use

Heather Ridge: Team with BVSD to teach safe, wise web use

In response to a recent letter requesting that BVSD increase the level of web filtering presently in use throughout our district‘s schools, I worry that parents are letting a “teachable moment” slip by. While I completely understand other parents‘ desires to restrict access to materials online that might be inappropriate for students, I feel the continual push towards tighter restrictions on technology are short-sighted when compared to the larger efforts […]

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Bob Fischer: Neguse will fight for affordable health care

Bob Fischer: Neguse will fight for affordable health care

Under our current president there have already been three Health and Human Services secretaries. Tom Price, Don J. Wright and currently Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive. The condition of our health care system in the U.S. is on life support and its future is bleak. The highest incidents of suicide in the United States, of any profession, is farmers and the largest single employer in Colorado is the […]

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Bill Rigler: Williams is congressman Boulder deserves

Bill Rigler: Williams is congressman Boulder deserves

I am proud to endorse Mark Williams as our next U.S. congressman. I am quite sure that my endorsement of Mark will surprise many. I like Joe Neguse, the presumed front-runner, and believe that he will do a fine job if elected. Joe has paid his dues, and except for his support from special interests, his stances align with my own values on nearly every issue. But here‘s the thing: […]

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Joyce Fischer: Foote will  work hard for  our families

Joyce Fischer: Foote will work hard for our families

I met Mike Foote for the first time seven years ago. In that time, I have come to know him as a remarkable man who is committed to his family and the entire Boulder County community.  Mike Foote is a public servant in the truest sense of the word. He is an analytical thinker. Mike is honest and listens to others and values their opinion. As my representative in the […]

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Devona Renee: Ban Trump from launching attack

Devona Renee: Ban Trump from launching attack

By canceling the meeting with Kim Jong Un and forsaking diplomacy, President Trump weakens the perception of our reliability and responsibility in the world; his decision also increases the chance of war and this is not the direction we need to head when dealing with North Korea. Military action would result in hundreds of thousands of casualties in South Korea and put the lives of more than 150,000 Americans there […]

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Kathleen Parker: I-Vanka be Daddy‘s girl

Kathleen Parker: I-Vanka be Daddy‘s girl

WASHINGTON — Of course, I‘m jealous of Ivanka Trump — because any criticism of another woman has to be jealousy, according to the letters I shall receive. In the following order, I want her wardrobe, hair, makeup, private transportation and height — and all of her trademarks in China. Confession accomplished, let‘s move on to emoluments, as in the constitutional clause forbidding gifts, titles or what-have-you from foreign nations to […]

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‘Roseanne‘ and Starbucks in Trump‘s America

‘Roseanne‘ and Starbucks in Trump‘s America

One place to meet and discuss the significance of Roseanne Barr being fired for a racist tweet would have been the local coffee shop — but not Starbucks. All 8,000 company-owned locations closed Tuesday afternoon for racial sensitivity training. Do those two events — Barr is punished while Starbucks reassesses — constitute progress in the struggle against discrimination? Or are they signs of the depths of bigotry and hate in […]

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Jeff Hoskin: Loss of Blue Cross Blue Shield unacceptable

Jeff Hoskin: Loss of Blue Cross Blue Shield unacceptable

With the threat of losing hospital services currently accessible through Boulder Community Health, to what appears to be a seeming inability to come to terms with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, I can think of no better alternative than to spend my health care dollars at Centura Adventist hospital in Louisville, or any other hospital that accepts my Anthem plan. However, even selecting another competing facility down the road will […]

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Mark Lacis: Foote is proven fighter for county

Mark Lacis: Foote is proven fighter for county

Boulder County needs a community leader in the District Attorney‘s Office. Mike Foote is, without question, the best choice in the upcoming Democratic primary. He understands the issues our community faces. He is ready to lead the office on day one. Most importantly, he reflects the values of our community and will continue to do so as our district attorney. Mike has worked for the past 14-years in the Boulder […]

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