Columnists
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Making the right decisions to maximize opportunities

“Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” — Jim Rohn This is one of my very favorite quotes by Jim Rohn who was an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. I love this quote because it …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Critical thinking — or just thinking critically

Just the other day someone has asked me if I had any materials, courses, or ideas that would support a classroom lesson on critical thinking. With more than a handful of books sitting on my shelf and …
Craig Marshall Smith

Haiku contest seeks / your work to be sent in by / February date

Get out your haiku. Traditional haiku are three-line poems. The first and third lines have five syllables each. The middle line has seven syllables. Haiku rarely rhyme. There are modern haiku with …
JJ Jordan

Dementia 101 — reducing your risk

The topic of Alzheimer’s/dementia can be intimidating. However, there are reasons to be very optimistic now that a breakthrough is on the horizon. A National Alzheimer’s Plan was written into law …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s more to Elvis than the same old song and dance

Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, a Tuesday, the day I received a call that changed my life. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this. I was living in Mesa, Arizona, and I was looking for a …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. …

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted …

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the …

Letter to the editor: Elect George Brauchler

Elect George Brauchler Courtroom experience is critical for our next attorney general. George Brauchler has tried hundreds of cases, many high-profile. Ninety percent of the positions in the …

Letter to the editor: Vote for Griswold

Vote for Griswold You’ve probably chosen a gubernatorial candidate. What about other statewide offices? Do you know about those candidates and their positions on our important issues? The secretary …
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