Columnists
Norton
Winning Words

When difficult times create easy decisions

People make new decisions based on new information. And sometimes, what we think are difficult decisions to make as we face a trying or challenging time, become much easier to make when we receive …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Let’s take a look at the ‘wall of worry’

The first quarter is not off to a good start for many investors. It feels like we hit the perfect storm of coronavirus (CoV), political campaigns and the general aging of the business cycle all at …
Tucker

Preparing DCSD students for today — and beyond

It is a great time to be part of the Douglas County School District (DCSD)! We are preparing our students for today — and beyond. Did you know DCSD students can earn college credit while in high …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art becomes something people can really get into

If you own what is commonly called a “painting,” you might want to hang on to it. Someday it might be worth a lot of money as a curiosity. Paintings, typically but not always, are considered art, …

Norton
Winning Words

‘Once upon a time’ is right now, in our hands

We are all familiar with the start of a story that begins with, “Once upon a time.” What if that time is right now? What if years from now someone tells our story based on what they know about …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Slow down, stop hoarding

Slow down, stop hoarding It’s always smart to take precautions against colds and viruses, and especially with the elderly or health compromised. But I think some in the media are causing undue …

Letter to the editor: Empowering young women

Empowering young women When I think back to when I was a 16-year-old girl in 1978, I was only expected to get good grades, go to college, get married, and raise a family. Fortunately, people in my …

Letter to the editor: Kudos to Snowmass

Kudos to Snowmass It takes a village — Snowmass Village — to show the rest of Colorado how to enforce the red flag law. I urge all residents of Douglas County to go on the internet and read about …

Letter to the editor: Bill would benefit workers

Bill would benefit workers Almost six out of 10 private-sector, nonunion employees have forced arbitration in their employment  contracts. That means that they have given up their rights to hold …

Letter to the editor: Gun violence all too real

Gun violence all too real I am a mother of young children here in Parker. Since moving to this community five years ago, I have experienced numerous reminders of the ways gun violence impacts our …
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