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Getting in the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a couple of weeks away, it is probably time to start thinking about all of the people in our lives who we are so grateful for and who we appreciate so very much. … more

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of … more

Thanksgiving is good time to share crucial information

Thanksgiving is a special time to gather around family and friends and count your blessings. Enjoy the crisp air and delicious food, and make new (and remember old) memories. Just being grateful puts … more

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because … more

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good … more

Letter to the editor: Clarification on assessor’s duties

Clarification on assessor’s duties Ms. Engel’s letter supporting PK Kaiser is potentially misleading to the senior citizens of Arapahoe County. The property tax exemption for senior citizens is a … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 73

Vote yes on 73 As an Englewood School Board member, I know first-hand the budgetary challenges faced by our district due to the School Finance Act not being fully funded since 2009. There has been a … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 112

Vote no on 112 I am asking you to join me in voting no on Proposition 112. It would put 85 percent of non-federal lands in Colorado off limits to drilling for oil and natural gas. You can find the … more

Letter to the editor: Re-elect Walcher as sheriff

Re-elect Walcher as sheriff One of the most important decisions to be made while casting our ballots during the 2018 election is the responsibility to select those who will effectively serve our … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Brauchler

Vote for Brauchler George Brauchler is a proven leader for families, by protecting us daily from increasing criminal activity in our schools and communities.   As district attorney for more than … more

Letter to the editor: Focus on the climate

Focus on the climate The Centennial City Council met on Oct. 15 to ratify the city's Vision Plan under our new mayor, Stephanie Piko, and other new council members. The plan draft was adopted by the … more

Lottery win isn’t necessary to be winner in generosity

How about the excitement most of us recently experienced during the lotteries? Mega Millions turned into billions of dollars and Powerball, as of the writing of this column, is creeping up on a … more

Shakespeare supposedly wrote a lot of great stuff

I have a dab of Shakespeare (1582-1616) memorized, and that’s about it. I am a failed scholar when it comes to most of it. Romeo and Juliet was set in Minneapolis and St. Paul. I think. I’ve … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler has the experience

Brauchler has the experience Colorado’s next attorney general needs to be a tough, successful, experienced attorney. George Brauchler has over two decades of legal, real-life law experience. His … more

Letter to the editor: 112 is bad for us all

112 is bad for us all By now you’ve heard about Proposition 112 on the next election ballot. This initiative is worded as a setback, but it is effectively a ban of continued levels of oil and gas … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler for AG

Brauchler for AG We are fortunate to have such a qualified and experienced candidate running for this critical state office of attorney general. George Brauchler has extensive courtroom and … more

Letter to the editor: 73 would help the children

73 would help the children In just a few years, my two children will be in college, meaning soon my family won’t be affiliated with public schools. Still, I care about Colorado’s students and … more

Letter to the editor: Say yes to 73

Say yes to 73 With grown children, why should our family care about our schools? We want all kids to have the same opportunities our boys had, and more. Even though Colorado has one of the … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler the right choice

Brauchler the right choice In business, experience matters. Most jobs have a minimum experience requirement as business owners are looking for qualified candidates who can hit the ground running day … more

Letter to the editor: Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling

Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling Why support 112? It puts our families’ and kids’ health first, ahead of industry lies. Per independent university research, toxic risks from fracking … more
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