Food bank helps people facing hard times

Twice a week the Elizabeth Food Bank provides help in the building adjacent to Elizabeth Presbyterian Church at 381 S. Banner St. The doors are open each Friday from noon to 3 p.m. and each Saturday …
Murder charge dropped in Elbert County teacher death case
Nearly a year after he was booked into the Elbert County Jail, a judge on Dec. 3 dismissed the murder charge against the suspect in the death of Kiowa teacher Randy Wilson. The dismissal came at the …
Tell us about yourself. My name is Susan Murphy and I have resided in rural Elbert County with my family for 21 years. I have been serving the county as deputy assessor for the last six years and …
Tell us about yourself. I currently live in Simla. I have two daughters who graduated from Elbert School District and a stepdaughter and stepson who both graduated from Elizabeth High School. I have …

Kiowa firefighters call for volunteers

The recent Camp Fire that devastated much of California, including the entire town of Paradise, has thrust firefighters and first responders into the spotlight, and the Kiowa Fire Protection District …

The Depot Art Gallery displays ceramics, paintings, fused glass and other original arts and fine crafts at the Holiday Art and Gift Market, through December.

Depot Art Gallery holiday market offers perfect gifts

There’s a festive wreath on the door at the Depot Art Gallery at 2069 W. Powers Ave. in downtown Littleton (just north of Buck Recreation Center) welcoming visitors/shoppers to the bright red …
Sonya Ellingboe
Sonya's Sampler

Ute culture in the spotlight at History Colorado

Now open: “Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History,” in development for more than four years, is open at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. It tells a story in artifacts, visual, …
Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will," playing at Benchmark Theatre.
Coming Attractions

Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But …
Flat Earth evangelist Nathan Thompson, left, snaps a selfie with Cindy Gruender and Samantha Peters of Windsor at the Flat Earth International Conference.

Finding hope on a flat Earth

You can’t debunk Flat Earth. You might think you can. You might think it would be easy to shoot down a theory that says Earth is a flat, immobile disc covered by a dome. That space doesn’t exist. …
The High Plains Horse Club marches through Mainstreet during the 2018 Parker Christmas Carriage Parade Dec. 8. The annual all-mounted parade is one of the town's oldest traditions.

Parade carries Christmas spirit

Thousands of Parker residents lined Mainstreet Dec. 8 for the annual Parker Christmas Carriage Parade. The longstanding Parker tradition featured rodeo royalty, local marching bands and, of course, …
Voices

Editorial cartoon for December 13

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Earning loyalty and trust, building commitment and love

Loyalty is earned when trust is present. Zig Ziglar always said, “Trust is a transference of feeling.” He also would focus on the two letters in the middle of the word trust, “U and S, or …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Rolling Stones 2019 — old boys’ club is nothing like old times

Gimme shelter and gimme money. Tickets to see the Rolling Stones next year at whatever the stadium here is called go for (went for) $49 to $850 (without fees), and some special seats go for (went …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Stiff the stuff for a holiday from the hyperactive holiday

Go ahead. Go ahead and ignore me, but one of these days you’ll know that I was right. I have the remedy for all of your holiday anxieties. Each and every one. You’ll think I’m kidding. You’ll …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Prepare for happy resolution, not war, in customer service

‘Tis the season. And with the season, many of us will have a chance to engage with customer service, or maybe better stated as having customer care opportunities. Whether we are physically going to …
Editorial cartoon

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