Columnists
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …
hitting home

Talking about the core of this acrimony

A couple walks into the marriage counselor’s office and sits down. “Doc, I don’t know what to do any more,” the wife starts in. “I’m miserable.” “I’m miserable, too, Doc,” the …
avenue flashes

Ready for an October adventure?

Several years ago I thought it would be a great idea to plant a vegetable garden in my back yard. So, in the spring, I bought a bunch of seeds for various things and proceeded to plant them in a nice …

George Stern

How we are planning on having a safe and secure election

In June, Jeffco voters proved that the Colorado election model is pandemic-proof, setting a state primary turnout record. Now, with voter registrations up, and more drop boxes and vote centers than …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Divided we Listen

  If we all got the same information, and it was presented factually, our country would be much more united. But currently many people (group 1) get a restricted version of news, and opinion …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on Prop 115

A political commercial encouraging a no vote on Prop. 115 features a middle aged couple stating how happy they were to abort their baby who they had been told would be born with a defect causing pain …

Letter to the editor: Why didn’t they care?

  After reading Tom Coyne’s invective (10/8) re Jeffco Schools’ education debacle, departed Supt. Glass’s failings, and the derelictions of his (bloated) management team, …

Letter to the editor: Good pathway etiquette

  I am a 77 year old woman who lives in Arvada. I love to walk on the various paths in Arvada but recently have become very cautious about walking on them. I understand the paths are for …

opinion

Letter to the editor: Anti-Antifa

Antifa seems to be everywhere. It’s sad commentary on the divisiveness in our world today. I believe that the Black community and Black leaders need to publicly call these groups out for what …
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