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Quiet Desperation

Jazz Age classic continues to be assigned of the times

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was first published 93 years ago today (as this is being written). Fitzgerald was only 29. He would live another 15 years after a short career in both …
Winning Words

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that …

Developers, city create a future for Westminster Square

How many readers remember the discount retailer known as Woolco? I remember it well in the late 1960s-early 1970s as the area’s major retailer with a large variety of merchandise except for …

Paths to success: Scholarships can help set a High School senior’s future

Robert Frost’s famous poem “The Road Not Taken” reminds us of life’s choices (or opportunities) which confront us human beings. The poem ends with “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I …

Guest column

Finding common ground on issues of mental health

Put six Republicans and three Democrats on the same Denver stage, and you might not expect them to agree on anything. When it comes to improving mental health care, however, you can find common …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 …

Fairness for poorer schools

Thanks for the Shanna Fortier story on education funding (“Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding,” March 29). I think the funding situation can be understood by everyone. …

Letter to the Editor: Reconsider SWAG eviction

Much to my dismay, I was recently informed that the South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) is in the process of being evicted from their art gallery located in the Rodeo Market …

Mental Health first aid an option

I share the feelings of our country, which is deeply saddened by the recent shooting deaths of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and faculty in South Florida. In the wake of the violence, …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: About Alcorn and the need for education evolution

Michael Alcorn’s March 1 editorial on his thinking on the “Concept of Institutional Trust” was enjoyable but his conclusions of importance to parents and students in Drake Middle School’s …
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