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Winning Words

Momentum is game changer for success

A shift in momentum is usually extremely palpable. Sometimes the momentum swings in our favor, and sometimes it feels like we have lost it, and lost it quickly. In both cases, we know exactly when it …

New witnesses needed at impeachment trial

While most of us have had our fill of the Trump impeachment proceedings, I cannot figure out an answer to the most fundamental question which keeps nagging me. The President and the Republican …
Norton
Winning Words

When intent is more important than technique

Have you ever heard a really bad joke? Or maybe just a very funny joke told really poorly? We can probably all say yes to that one, couldn’t we? We have also probably been told a story that missed …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A perfect place for those who love cats and toes

Ernest Hemingway kept six-toed cats at his home, now a museum, in Key West, Florida. They’re called “polydactyl cats.” The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum currently has 40-50 polydactyl cats …

Is building a fiber-optics community too ambitious for the American Dream?

In America, we strive to be always connected, and we expect quality internet services. Whether that be from streaming another season of The Office for the fourth time in a row to asking Alexa how to …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: No fair on fairgrounds

Get it together Jeffco Commissioners. Closing the fairgrounds, an active part of ongoing Jeffco history, is not an option.  I am a suburban guy but the fairgrounds closing would be a travesty …

Letter: Fair trial necessary

Fair trial necessary I am a daughter of a World War II veteran who fought for human rights — which includes the right of people to have honest representatives and accurate information, both of …

Letter: Answer my questions

On Nov. 25, 2019 I asked the Westminster City Council five questions about water rates. In light of the Council’s claimed values of openness and transparency, I thought they …

Letter: Online school

Online school works for Abri My granddaughter Abri has had to overcome a lot of obstacles to get to where she is today. Growing up she missed a lot of school due to instability at home. As a result, …

Letter: Gardner no friend to Colorado

Gardner no friend to Colorado Two years ago, Cory Gardner supported Donald Trump’s Republican tax bill in which wealthy individuals and corporations received breaks that dramatically reduced or …
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