Winning Words

Avoid the impossible and seek the possible

Wishing you and your family safety, good health, patience, and happiness as we all go through this time together. And if your family or friends have experienced illness or loss, I will keep you in my …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Let’s all not get together and think about this time

Stay at home, isolate, avoid crowds such as parties, concerts, athletic events, parades, weddings, funerals, and limit physical contact with non-household members. Snap. I have been doing just that …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Songs keep coming one day after another

Is your perception of time any different than it was a few months ago? For a while it seemed like I was having at least two birthdays every year. Now? Time has slowed down. Days are different. Weeks …

Together we will help our children endure

As we embark upon online learning with our students and families, I want to thank the Douglas County community. These are uncharted waters for everyone. Like a ship captain without the traditional …

Winning Words

Patience and diligence as we find missing pieces of puzzle

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you know exactly what it feels like to be working through it and then finally finding that one piece of the puzzle that had haunted you for …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Put others first

Put others first When did our elected Douglas County state lawmakers become health experts to feel Tri-County Health was wrong in issuing stay-at-home orders prior to the governor’s call? Are they …

Letter to the editor: Trump deserves praise

Trump deserves praise President Trump has been at the forefront of an unprecedented response to the outbreak of COVID-19, leading the way to protect Coloradans. By taking effective actions, the …

Letter to the editor: A matter of common sense

A matter of common sense I am in full support of Director John Douglas of Tri-County Health. He has the facts and projections of COVID-19 and has nothing but the welfare of the people in mind. I do …

Letter to the editor: Leave it to the professionals

Leave it to the professionals I couldn’t believe it when I read that six of our state legislators admonished the Tri-County Health department for being proactive in reducing the spread of …

Letter to the editor: Embracing the challenge

Embracing the challenge School is back in session. Parents, teachers and students usually just return to their normal school and life routines.This year, though, is different. The coming weeks offer …
Our Papers

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