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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Contest launched, and headline is clue

William Shakespeare wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Dorothy Parker wrote, “Brevity is the soul of lingerie.” Now, on the same footpath as the 17-syllable haiku contest comes this: a …
Norton
Winning Words

Number three success blocker is empty gratitude bucket

Over the past two weeks we covered the contributing factors of complacency and lack of authenticity and the impact of both as we pursue our success. Today we will touch on the role and the power of …
Our View

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the …
Norton
Winning Words

Number two opponent of success: Lack of authenticity

Last week we identified the impact of complacency in our pursuit of success. Today we will visit the power of authenticity in our success journey. And next week we will wrap it all up when we jump …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For a life well done, have friends who are rare

A good friend was once defined as someone you could call at 2 a. m. and tell, “Bring a shovel, and don’t ask questions.” Plutarch said, “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and …
Letters to the Editor
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. …

Letter to the Editor: We must fight for clean energy and a healthy future

Coloradans are already seeing the negative impacts of climate change in our daily lives: decreasing air quality affecting our public health, wildfires, disrupted growing seasons for agriculture, …
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