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Winning Words

Smartest person in the room may be the one who’s listening

One of the common situations I hear about or questions I get asked by the community or from someone in a training session is this, “Sometimes I feel embarrassed in a team meeting because I don’t …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Looking ahead at the next decade

It has been 10 years since Lehman Brothers failed. That was the ultimate culmination of one of the worst decades in economic history when three recessions occurred in one 10-year period. Remember the …
Quiet Desperation

Unwelcome words aren’t getting the hint to leave

I am feeling empowered today to feel empowered today. My transparency is transparent, and I might even off-board my carbon footprint. Let me ask you this. Am I being too impactful? This column …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Keep politics out

Keep politics out Recent letter writer Jake Meuli has the right of it. My family has lived in Douglas County since 1983. Two of my three children experienced the DougCo educational system, as well as …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B As a parent, community member and director of the Douglas County Board of Education, I fully support 5A and 5B. Passing a bond and mill levy override would provide DCSD with a …

Letter to the editor: Schools need your vote

Schools need your vote The Douglas County School District currently has capital needs that could threaten the physical safety or interrupt the education of children in our community and no dedicated …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our children

Vote yes for our children I have one child attending school in Littleton Public Schools and another in Douglas County School District and I can testify to the fact that more funding provides more …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools You may have seen statistics about school Douglas County School District pay scales. Data rarely tells the whole story. Take the chemistry and math teacher that Rock Canyon …
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