Winning Words

Number three success blocker is empty gratitude bucket

Over the past two weeks we covered the contributing factors of complacency and lack of authenticity and the impact of both as we pursue our success. Today we will touch on the role and the power of …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Final wishes need to be discussed in advance

My father-in-law just took a serious fall. So far, he has spent 45 days in the hospital in Missouri. Modern medicine is bound to find something wrong at age 90. This should have been a wake-up call …
Our View

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the …
Winning Words

Number two opponent of success: Lack of authenticity

Last week we identified the impact of complacency in our pursuit of success. Today we will visit the power of authenticity in our success journey. And next week we will wrap it all up when we jump …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For a life well done, have friends who are rare

A good friend was once defined as someone you could call at 2 a. m. and tell, “Bring a shovel, and don’t ask questions.” Plutarch said, “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Polluted site a disgrace

Polluted site a disgrace I have lived on the Vista Trail open space for 21 years. I frequently walk this trail from my house to the Cheese Ranch just east of Quebec. This trail passes Platte River …

Letter to the editor: A misleading column

A misleading column Regarding Craig Smith's column where he asserts that the Second Amendment is untouchable, I suggest a road trip. Perhaps he could drive to places like California, New York, New …

Letter to the editor: Missing the point on red flag bill

Missing the point on red flag bill Which is worse: ignorance or sending a letter to the editor with a covert political agenda beginning with “reasonable people"? Not conceding to ignorance, I must …

Letter to the editor: Commissioners should just do their jobs

Commissioners: Do your job Reasonable people can disagree about the merits and shortcomings, and yes, even the constitutionality of the recently passed Colorado House Bill 19-1177, the Extreme Risk …

Letter to the editor: Need an explanation

Need an explanation In an article last week, County Commissioner Lora Thomas is quoted as having said, “What is not in question is our commitment to public safety and improved mental health …
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