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Editorial: To Fund Mental Health, Just Tax Weed

Editorial: To Fund Mental Health, Just Tax Weed

October 18, 2017

Next month, voters in Eagle County will decide whether or not to increase the sales tax on recreational marijuana. If the bill passes, it could pave the...

The NRA is Not a Branch of Government – Congress Is

The NRA is Not a Branch of Government – Congress Is

October 13, 2017

Originally published on Oct. 13th, 2017. Corporate special interest lobbies appear to have a death-grip on U.S. policy with the ability to influenc...

Quit Playing Games With Our Digital Lives

Quit Playing Games With Our Digital Lives

October 6, 2017

Deregulation of internet rules is causing chaos and confusion in society. Internet privacy appears to be evaporating by the day, with critical regulations that ensure fairness along-side it. Data hacks and security breaches are happening more frequently, posing a greater threat than ...

Open Letter to Baby Boomers

Emily Langenberg, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Culture, Opinion

Dear Baby Boomers, Not everything is just about you. This is not to say you are not important. You are. You sculpted a culture all your own; one that brought us Tupperware, credit cards, cable television, airbags, bubble wrap and weather satellites. You lived through countless historic events such as the cold war, the first hydrogen bomb, the Vietnam war, the first...

Standing Up by Sitting Down

Alex Botello, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Originally published on Oct. 5th, 2017. The debate over players taking a knee during the National anthem had been silent for the past few months until President Donald Trump commented on the players' actions. It’s been over a year since San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, knelt during the National anthem.  This action was met with criticism and hatr...

The Conservative Policy Experiment Revealed

The Conservative Policy Experiment Revealed

September 8, 2017

Worlds collided the day Donald Trump became President. Republicans voted in a candidate that appeared to be the exact opposite of everything they had argued...

Dogs: A Lesson Worth Learning

Dogs: A Lesson Worth Learning

September 7, 2017

Dogs aren’t concerned with what happened yesterday, or what will happen tomorrow. They run like they never will again and eat like it’s their last meal. They love deeply without apprehension and they trust completely without fear.

An Inconvenient Truth for Donald Trump

An Inconvenient Truth for Donald Trump

May 22, 2017

As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s Presidency came and went, we were once again reminded that our news media should be given “a big, fat, failing gr...

Changing a Form of Government, One Privatization at a Time

Changing a Form of Government, One Privatization at a Time

May 5, 2017

It seems Republicans want to privatize everything having to do with government services, from schools, prisons, and health care, to water, public lands...