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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Anyone else but me

You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.” — Zig Ziglar Many of us daydream or fantasize about being someone else. Did you ever look at someone else’s …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Trapped in the platitude escalation cycle

Some of you might remember radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. He always ended his daily program with two words. “Good day.” Hippies turned that into “Have a nice day.” Then “Have a good day” …
Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

What I wouldn’t give for just 5 more minutes

How many times have we thought, “If I could only do that over again?” Whatever that is, there is always at least one thing, maybe several things we wish we could take another shot at.
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Beware of same wine, different bottle

Beware of same wine, different bottle How does the richest county in Colorado, and America’s sixth richest, pay its teachers 20-25% less on average than neighboring school districts in Littleton …

Letter to the editor

Growth needs better controls As a fourth-generation Colorado native who has lived in the Castle Rock area for almost 30 years, it breaks our hearts to watch the uncontrolled growth. We are not naive …

Letter to the editor: The COVID pandemic is not over

We read with great wonderment recent statements by CDPHE and the Colorado State Board of Education related to the state’s lifting of rules for COVID masks, …

Letter to the editor: Douglas County school candidates deserve support

School candidates deserve support I, along with so many others, am excited to support Becky Myers, Christy Williams, Kaylee Winegar and Mike Peterson for Douglas County School Board.

Letter to the editor: Thanks to health-care sector

Thanks to health-care sector The Douglas County Business Alliance represents more than 5,500 businesses and over 155,000 employees, allowing us to see firsthand the many challenges COVID-19 threw at …
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