Columnists

State of school funding for Jeffco

Spring is right around the corner and the Colorado legislature is back in session. While the work of teaching and learning happens in our schools, these coming months are also a time when we get …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

‘Knock-knock.’ ‘Who’s there?’ ‘A dissection of types of humor.’

Say “Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” I’ll get to that. If someone were to ask you if you have a sense of humor, would you be able to give an objective answer? Everyone thinks they have a …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Amazing amateur talent shows outcome of encouragement

Although I do not spend a whole lot of time watching television, occasionally I will come across a segment of a show where there is a singing, dancing, baking, cooking or other type of show where …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Picture-perfect pictures aren’t always a good look

If you were born after World War II and before Apple, you might have some out-of-focus family photographs around the house. Unless you had a Nikon or a darkroom, and not many of us did. We had …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Westminster made right choice

City council vacancies Bill Christopher apparently thinks that what we need is an election, even though we are just now coming out of our foxholes from the last one. Such a special election would …

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Christmas help

Thanks for Christmas help I am writing to thank Westminster residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in …

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Polis

Thank you Polis for keeping your Promises It’s clear that in November, Colorado made the right choice - one week in office, and Governor Polis is already keeping his promises! I was thrilled to see …

Letter to the Editor: Better world is possilbe

Better world is possible Over the past few years, Colorado in general and the Denver Metro area specifically have seen tremendous growth, and with it, booming economic prosperity for the already …

Letter to the Editor: Good old girls club?

Good Old Girls club? I’m sorry that Sen Winter decided that people being upset about how the Westminster City Council decided to fill their empty seats somehow means that we are “upset with women …
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