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Coming Attractions

Explore creative expressions at Walker Fine Art

I think all creative expression is an experiment. The creator may know what they’re aiming for, but there’s no guarantee things will pan out the way you hope. The often-abstract act of making is …
Coming Attractions

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Trapped in the platitude escalation cycle

Some of you might remember radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. He always ended his daily program with two words. “Good day.” Hippies turned that into “Have a nice day.” Then “Have a good day” …

Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: The COVID pandemic is not over

We read with great wonderment recent statements by CDPHE and the Colorado State Board of Education related to the state’s lifting of rules for COVID masks, …

Letter to the editor: Glad for response

Glad for response So proud that there was a published response to “Super Dad” appearing in your May 27 edition. The response from John Salanitro was spot on. He should be asked to write guest …

Letter to the editor: Why I will walk

Why I will walk My Wind Crest senior living community will hold its second Pride Parade June 24. When a few residents and employees met to plan the upcoming parade, it started me thinking. Why is our …

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years …

Letter to the editor: End loopholes for ultra-rich

End loopholes for ultra-rich No matter what we look like, where we come from, or how we make a living, most of us do our best to care for our families and communities. But today a handful of …
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