Columnists
Michael Norton
Winning Words

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. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

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 …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

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 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

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 …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

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 …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Questions about water rates

Questions about water rates Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 25 column (“Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates”). I had tremendous respect for your handling of …

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are …

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same.George and I worked …

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students …

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. …
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