Columnists

Smartest person in the room may be the one who’s listening

One of the common situations I hear about or questions I get asked by the community or from someone in a training session is this, “Sometimes I feel embarrassed in a team meeting because I don’t …

Unwelcome words aren’t getting the hint to leave

I am feeling empowered today to feel empowered today. My transparency is transparent, and I might even off-board my carbon footprint. Let me ask you this. Am I being too impactful? This column …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

`I Can Only Imagine’ what happens when we tell our own story

One of my very favorite songs is by MercyMe, and the name of the song is, “I Can Only Imagine.” You may have heard it before. You may have seen the movie that was made about the song and its …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Autumn has list full of ways to be wistful

Autumn. A six-letter word that summons hundreds, and all of them are apples and the color orange. My friend Thoreau said, “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself than be crowded …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

Despite being purple in voter registration and winning state and local seats, Democrats have never won any of these county positions. It is time to end this way of winning elections and elect the …

Letter to the editor

Vote no on 112 I work in the oil and gas industry, and it goes without saying that oil and gas is a major part of my life. What I’m willing to bet you don’t realize is that even if you don’t, …

Letter to the editor

Vote for Kaiser PK Kaiser was born in India during war time. His parents first belonged to a united India after the battle line was drawn, and his family found themselves in the new state of …

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

Vote Brauchler for AG I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. …

Letter to the editor: Vote for Sharpe

Vote for Sharpe It’s my pleasure to endorse Nancy Sharpe, who is running for re-election as Arapahoe County commissioner. She is the type of honest person and collaborative community leader who …
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