Columnists
JJ Jordan

Dementia 101 — reducing your risk

The topic of Alzheimer’s/dementia can be intimidating. However, there are reasons to be very optimistic now that a breakthrough is on the horizon. A National Alzheimer’s Plan was written into law …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s more to Elvis than the same old song and dance

Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, a Tuesday, the day I received a call that changed my life. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this. I was living in Mesa, Arizona, and I was looking for a …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Owning our success in the new year

Happy new year! By now most of us have decided that we either believe in New Year’s resolutions or we do not. Some of us prefer to stick with the pursuit of existing goals and objectives or simply …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

A holiday message of peace, love, hope and joy

It’s been said that faith and fear, or hope and fear, are kind of like the same thing, a belief that something will happen in the future. Now whether we want or choose to believe that whatever is …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Living on borrowed time, and in no rush to pay back

I conclude every calendar year of columns with one that explores what makes life worth living. The time has come, the walrus said. This year’s will be a little different. First, I think an …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Argument falls flat

Argument falls flat In regard to last week’s article “Finding hope on a flat earth,” the Flat-Earthers state that the world is flat, covered by a dome, and Antarctica is a wall off ice that …

Letter to the editor: Something’s missing

Something’s missing Normally, I wouldn’t have paid much attention to the article about the new chief academic officer for the Douglas County School District, primarily because we no longer have …

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. …

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted …

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the …
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