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Norton
Winning Words

Understanding the simple truth of success

Why do we struggle with achieving success when there really is no secret to success? Is it because we have overcomplicated the thought or definition of success? Or is it because we really just …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Battling at backgammon — that’s just how we roll

It is one man against one woman, without handicap or charity or concession. There is strategy and there is luck. There is grit and there is determination. Words are said in the heat of competition …
Janine Vanderburg
Living and Aging Well

A call for change in how we talk about aging

How we talk about aging, older adults and ageism makes a difference. Douglas County — like the rest of Colorado and the United States — is becoming older, a result of advances in health and …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Knowing when it’s time for a change

Have you ever felt the need to change something in your life? My guess would be yes, we all have at some point. And the anguish and torment we struggle with while we go through the thought process …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Looks like America isn’t good enough for America’s pastime

Play ball. The 2019 Major League Baseball season is about to get underway. Did I just hear yawns? Attendance was down at 17 MLB stadiums last year from the year before. There are a number of theories …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Sheriff deserves support

Sheriff deserves support I’m sorely disappointed at the lack of citizen support and representation shown at the Douglas County commissioners meeting on March 12 by our somewhat elected officials. …

Letter to the editor: Not everything is political

Not everything is political Thank you for publishing Sean Duffy’s guest column. He carefully and logically explained the process for finding and vetting candidates for the DC Library Board. The …

Letter to the editor: Bad move by commissioners

Bad move by commissioners More than 25 percent of states across the country have passed red flag laws and another dozen, including Colorado, are considering doing the same. In less than three months …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a …

Letter to the editor: Bill a step for safety

Bill a step for safety All of Highlands Ranch was shocked by the slaying of Deputy Zackari Parrish. Now our Legislature is considering a legal tool that could have prevented Parrish’s murder, by …
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