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Will I see RTD’s northwestern rail line in my lifetime?

The Denver Post article back on July 10, “RTD’s Eyes Turn North,” made it all seem so exciting and promising. Was it saying that those of us in the north/northwest part of RTD’s region will …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Well, as it turns out, there is an ‘I’ in team

There’s only one of me (you’ll be happy to know), but from now on I want to be thought of as Team Craig. Calling yourself or yourselves a team is the latest and the greatest, and I don’t want …
Norton
Winning Words

Making the most of those lazy days of summer

The other day I posted something on social media that included a brief reference to those lazy days of summer. The post was really about something else, and a reminder that we should enjoy our lazy …
Norton
Winning Words

The power rooted in trusted friendship

There was a recent video that made its way around social media and the news. It was the story of two Minnesota high school baseball teams playing in a playoff game, and the winner would be moving on …

Norton
Winning Words

Look for opportunity amid negative change

Change happens. And as it has been said before: “Change happens, and it will happen again.” And when we are the ones making the changes, it can be incredibly thrilling and exciting as we prepare …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Not Jeffco’s money

Please tell the Jefferson County Commissioners they can’t lose something they never had! Your May 23 article quotes the commissioners news release saying “the loss of this surplus funding has …
opinon

Letter to the editor: Early learners win in Colorado, thanks to legislators

Early learners win in Colorado, thanks to legislators In January, I attended a town hall meeting in Westminster with state Senators Dominick Moreno and Faith Winter asking that they support full-day …

NORTH 0509 LTE Barnhart open space

Keep open space open I recently learned that Water2025 is considering taking the Overland Trail Open Space, (on 108th Avenue between Old Wadsworth and Wadsworth Parkway) as a site for a new Water …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Citizens Academy eye-opening

Citizens Academy eye-opening “When I became a policeman, I promised my wife I would come home at night.” Those words were shared during Westminster’s Citizens Police Academy, a 14-week, course …

NORTH 0411 LTE thornton recycling

Reducing pollution on small and large scales Reducing pollution on small and large scales We are a class of 10 students at the New America School in Thornton in Zoraida Martinez's leadership program. …
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