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Column: Defending TABOR on its 30th anniversary

The Colorado Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR) recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of its enactment. Over the past 30 years, TABOR has saved Colorado taxpayers approximately 8.15 billion dollars. There was a party held on Jan. 14 in Lakewood to commemorate this occasion.
Coming Attractions

Peak winter brings top entertainment

Once every couple months, I get completely bowled over by how much there is to do in the metro area and have to dedicate a column to celebrating the wonderful variety we all have in our backyards. …

Column: Imbolc — the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox

I love February, primarily because it is my birthday month, though I chafe about how it got short-changed in days. But given that it is often the coldest, most bone-chilling stretch of the year in the northern hemisphere, I do not mind cutting it short and rolling into March. 
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Y/OUR Denver Photography highlights city in flux

Even though many of us see the Denver skyline daily, there are all kinds of new perspectives and little touches that we may never notice. But the Y/OUR Denver 2022 photography exhibit, the fifth …

Column: Help wanted — referees to get back in the game

Visiting any business involves walking by a "Help Wanted" sign. Sports officiating is facing the same human capital shortage across the United States.
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Third-party vendor fees for property taxes

Happy New Year! As you know, property taxes fund critical services from Special Districts such as our Jefferson County school district, fire departments, public works, water, sewer, city services, public safety, etc.

Letter: In response to the Joe Webb column about the GOP

The explanation for the GOP's dysfunction is simple.

Letter: All kids deserve clean, healthy air

Trucks and cars on our roadways are the largest single emitter of dangerous greenhouse gases that cause climate change and impact our health.

Letter: 1A is a tax hike

Jefferson County commissioners seem to have no love for our Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), that’s evidenced by one of the commissioners, in his personal capacity, being the lead plaintiff on a (thankfully failed) lawsuit to overturn TABOR completely. 

Letter: It’s time to speak up for youth mental health

September was Suicide Prevention Month, and now more than ever, it’s time to raise awareness and work together to address the youth mental health crisis in our country.
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