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While there are things the state must do ensure frugality and fiscal prudence, state lawmakers are irresponsible in not paying for the upkeep of Colorado, creating a shanty state that looks good from the outside, but won’t stand much longer

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One year after Colorado boldly lifted marijuana prohibition and began ringing in retail pot sales with the new year of 2014, we have shown the country, as well as the world, that the arguments for legalizing marijuana are the very reasons why it was the biggest non-story of the year

Aurora Municipal Center.  (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

So what are the chances that state lawmakers will let urban counties hire rather than elect most county leaders? Or how likely is it that Aurora will be encompassed by just one county, or that Aurora will get a majority of seats on the Arapahoe County commission? Two chances: slim and none


This week saw historical violence and tragedy after a 12-year-old black boy playing with a toy gun was shot to death by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio. Even more unnerving was the destruction of wide areas of Ferguson, Missouri, when protesters tore through the community after a grand jury there found for white […]