Columnists
Winning Words

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an …
Quiet Desperation

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even …

Amidst all the change leap into the adventure

“Just because everything’s changing, Doesn’t mean it’s never been this way before. All you can do is try to know who your friends are, As you head off to the war. Pick a star on the dark …

Butterfly Pavilion has a fiscal mountain to climb

Ever since Butterfly Pavilion officials announced their plans to pursue a larger facility and campus in Broomfield, I have had numerous people ask me when the Butterfly Pavilion will be leaving …

Winning Words

Yesterday’s achievement is tomorrow’s success

One of the greatest pieces of advice that I ever received came from a great friend and mentor earlier in my life. He actually gave me two pieces of advice wrapped up in one life-changing …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Still no Gold Line!

We in Arvada and the rest of the Gold Line (despite a fully electrified line and a huge bi-level parking lot, in downtown Arvada) is two years overdue, and we are still waiting for train service …
opinion

Letter to the editor: School funding going up, so why is administration getting so much?

Jeffco schools board gave initial approval for the proposed budget which has more growth in administrators. In fact administration has grown over 25 percent in the last few years. Included in the …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Good news for parents

I’d like to thank the state legislature for passing the Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit bill, HB18-1208, which will make child care more affordable for more families across the …
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