Columnists
Quiet Desperation

If you try to be cool, you’re getting colder

Whenever I am facing something I am unable to resolve on my own, I ask, “What would Lincoln do?” Abraham Lincoln is my guidepost, my lighthouse, my lodestar. “The Springfield Redbird” is what …
Winning Words

The customer is not always right, but still is always the customer

There is a very common saying in business, “The customer is always right.” It may be very common, but it is not always true. What is true is this, “The customer is not always right, but the …
Winning Words

Being a father is opportunity to show unconditional love

One of the greatest tributes to a father can be found in the Dan Fogelberg song “Leader of the Band.” The last part of the song has always meant something special to me … “I thank you for the …
Quiet Desperation

We have so many choices now — it’s too bad most are terrible

Jennifer said, “Sip?” “What is it?” “Iced tea.” She handed me a plastic cup. I like iced tea. I was about to take a sip when I noticed a label on the cup with some suspicious looking …

Winning Words

Grabbing that low-hanging fruit can help you reach mountaintop

One of my favorite quotes is this, “The fruit we eat on the mountaintop was grown in the valley.” I have heard this quote many times and it is usually attributed to either Fred Smith or Billy …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Parkway study flaws

Careful reading of the Parkway study reveals some flaws that lead to invalid projections of revenue. The most glaring error is the definition of other highways near the proposed JP route. The …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Cassidy for Assessor

I am supporting Brian Cassidy for Jefferson County Assessor, and here is why you should too! I met Brian and his wife, Ann, 26 years ago. Through the years they have been steadfast neighbors and …

Mountain Range students speak out

We’re rooting for Mtn. Range thrower Thank you for the profile on my fellow Mountain Range High School Student Amber Gustason. She is a very talented athlete, like many of us on the throws team, …

Mountain Range students Letters to the Editor

Water saving program has positive impact Re: Northglenn’s water-wise landscaping program returns. As a resident of Northglenn, I agree with bringing back the water-wise landscaping program. …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Don't demonize GOP in gun debate

Don’t demonize GOP in gun debate Watching the news of yet another school shooting and reading Bill Christopher’s May 17 column and his “Shame on the Republicans” comment about the defeated …
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