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Opinion: Climate change will force the world to play a grim game — adapt, move, or die

Let’s play a game, the climate-change game that every living thing on Earth has no choice but to play, starting … now. The game is called Adapt/Move/Die, and the rules are simple. The object of the game is not to…

Opinion: Christian nationalism’s dark side and a Colorado grandma’s Jan. 6 disorderly conduct conviction

Last week a D.C. jury deliberated the case of 71-year-old Rebecca Lavrenz, one of 16 Coloradans arrested for participation in the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. She was found guilty of four misdemeanor charges, including “disorderly conduct…

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Renck vs. Keeler: Uh-oh. Which is bigger concern with playoffs near, Nuggets’ bench or Avs’ defense?

Sean Keeler: Are the Nuggets and Avalanche good … or just good enough to break your heart? When things go south in April, I always try to remind myself that the ’22 Stanley Cup champs only won four of their…

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Renck: Mark McIntosh needs a kidney, but his focus is on recruiting donors

Mark McIntosh is dying. “And I have never felt more alive,” he says as we walk through his Denver-area home with jazz music humming in the background. McIntosh, 65, needs a kidney transplant. Forever healthy and active, his life turned…

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Renck & File: Is pick, stick Bo Nix passing game really the answer for Broncos coach Sean Payton?

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, quacks like a duck, then it is probably Bo Nix. The mock drafts continue to mock us, pinning any number of quarterbacks to the Broncos’ mane. But the most prevalent…

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Renck: Enjoy the win, but sustainable success requires Rockies Way to be more like Tampa Bay

The grass is forest green, expectant. Peanut shells crunch underfoot. Bright sun splashes across the stadium. Baseball is hope breathing. Until the first pitch. The Rockies do to optimism what the moon will do to the sun on Monday. It’s…

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Opinion: Colorado Democrats have launched an all-out assault on the oil and gas industry this year

Colorado boasts of the most tightly regulated, cleanest, and safest oil and gas industry in the nation. Nevertheless, Democrats in the state legislature have proposed several bills that would have catastrophic consequences for the Colorado economy, destroy vast numbers of…

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Opinion: Shedeur Sanders is worth an estimated $4.7 million. Has pay for play arrived in college sports?

College athletics, which is changing faster than it takes to run a 100-meter dash, has been transformed into the Wild West and is nearly taking away all of the NCAA’s power.   Because of recent court rulings, the NCAA has lost…

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Opinion: Analyzing mistakes that lead to avalanches isn’t shaming, it’s essential

There’s a fine line between learning from the mistakes of others and shaming people for their ignorance. Thirteen people have died in avalanches in the United States this winter, including an expert skier in Oregon who was also an avalanche…

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Renck vs. Keeler: Nikola Jokic or Nathan MacKinnon, who has better shot at winning MVP this season?

Sean Keeler: Welcome to one of the best times on the sporting calendar, my friend. NFL draft subterfuge. Final Four. The Masters. Opening day. (OK, the less said about the Rockies’ opening day, the better.) Hope springs eternal! And speaking…

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