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Many of us with active and outdoorsy lifestyles have dogs that likewise are active and outdoorsy. It’s common to see people walking, running, hiking and playing fetch with their dogs. Many ranchers have herding dogs to help manage cattle and … more
So the other day I received an email from local merchants who shared their initial experiences with trying to make a change in their business based on some of the information they had found in my previous columns. They were particularly focused … more
John Ely was wearing braces on April 6, 1963. That’s important, because it’s one of the reasons why what happened that day was the subject of a 31-month long FBI investigation. Ely and his friends went to 411 SW 13th Ave. in Portland, … more
Have you ever spoken with someone who seems to always share stories about the people they know who have accomplished something great or are always doing something fun? It happened to me the other day; all they could talk about was what other people … more
You can drink in Colorado on your 21st birthday, and not a minute before then. However, the law is sometimes broken. The minimum age to purchase tobacco in Colorado is 18. The law, as you may have noticed, is sometimes broken. You can … more
The average age of our communities is rising. This changes everything, from housing to retail offerings and especially medical care. We see hospitals expanding and medical facilities cropping up all over town. In addition to the facilities, the … more
Great societies care about how they treat their neighbors and are concerned about the legacy they pass on to their children. Recently, Lone Tree City Council voted on three intergovernmental agreements to help fund the Southeast Light Rail … more
We have all heard that other adage right, “Guilty by association.” The word “guilty” just sounds bad doesn’t it? That is, unless we are guilty of doing something good, maybe even excellent, kind, praiseworthy or noble. Or if we feel … more
I can always watch Turner Classic Movies without dismay. There’s garbage almost everywhere else. Ultimate fighting. Ladies going gaga over wedding dresses. Fools trying to guess how much sandwich bags cost. Every December, Turner Classic … more
It’s probably a safe bet that at one time or another, all of us have been on the receiving end of well-intentioned but misguided policies coming out of Washington. Unfortunately, our public education system is no different. Whether you’re a … more
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