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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

And now, in the great tradition of newspaper haiku contests

Maybe the time of the year, and a series of snows, contributed to the haiku contest’s success. Winter, someone said, “forms our character and brings out our best.” I hoped for a dozen entries. …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …
David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …

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 …
Letters to the Editor

Taxpayers need a rainy day fund

How great if Colorado would enact a Secure Savings Plan so that all Coloradans can have a rainy-day fund and a retirement plan. Our elected officials need a wake-up call! Thousands of Coloradans …

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: 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: 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: 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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