Columnists
Andrea Doray

Commemorating Eva Levine and what she stood for

People reporting other people to the authorities. Entire faiths, entire ethnicities demonized, attacked. Ghettos. Mobs. Looting. Uniforms. Gassing. Rampant disease. These are the circumstances in …
Duran

Virtual notary process makes our lives easier

I recently participated in an event appropriate for the times: a virtual signing for my bill to allow for remote notarization. Over a Webex call broadcast on YouTube, my fellow bill sponsors and I …
grandparents teach too

Children cook creatively in snug mugs

Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, about creativity. — Guy Fieri No one is born a great cook, one learns by …
Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

What are you smiling about?

“I saw a picture of you. Those were the happiest days of my life.” Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, wrote “Back on the Chain Gang” as a memorial to lead guitarist James …

Michael Norton

People love to hear a good, positive story

Some of us like to tell a good story, some enjoy hearing a good story, and some of us appreciate both. And although there are a few people who seem to derive pleasure from a bad or negative story, I …
Letters to the Editor
The Civil War Monument at the Colorado state Capitol, featuring a statue of a Civil War cavalryman by Jack Howland, as it appeared in 2011. The statue was pulled down June 25.

Letter to the editor: Civil War statue was part of Colorado’s story

Statue was part of Colorado’s story Meet my great-grandfather, John Dare Howland, designer of the Civil War statue that stood near Colorado’s Capitol. “Jack” Howland, was born in Zanesville, …

Green grass, open space and COVID-19

Open space and COVID-19 Evidence the COVID 19 virus is more prevalent in high density population areas is another good reason for the City of Westminster to slow down in approving high density …

Letter to the editor: Salute to strong Highlands Ranch teen

Patrick Boland, your story left me in awe and quite humbled by your strength in coping with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (the story: “Highlands Ranch teen’s a …

Letter to the editor: Voting procedures scrutinized

Voting procedures scrutinized I read a letter to the editor last week claiming there was no fraud in mail-in voting. While that may be so, I have had personal experience with some deficiencies in our …

Letter to the editor: Supporting Jake for DA

 I support Jake Lilly for DA for Jefferson & Gilpen Counties (JD1) because he’s been for Criminal Justice Reform before it was cool.    Jake believes our …
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