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As I reflect back on a year of reading, I am amazed by the quality of literature produced last year. It is difficult sometimes to sift through the quantity to find those gems, so I am grateful that I … more
“Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.” — Herbert Hoover While Congress and the president will find no shortage of issues that will require their … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
It was a very clear focus and spirit of determination that propelled the climbers to the summit of El Capitan. The free climb was the first in history on that steep wall in Yosemite National … more
There is a bright golden haze on the meadow. This column is for anyone who is alone, lonely, or on the outside looking in. For anyone who is experiencing life in sad ways or depressing … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
When I was much younger, I worked for a guy that had cabins up in Horse Gulch above Rico, and on certain winters, the spring snow had to be cleared from the roofs or they would collapse. We would ski … more
I enjoyed reading Ann Healey's article on Rocio Mendez.  She sounds like she is very dedicated and very deserving of our support.  However, I have a concern. Who has paid for her … more
As a general rule County Commissioners and staff don't like to share our “dirty laundry” in public, we prefer to settle our differences in a professional and quiet way, not behind closed … more
During my campaign I stated that it was in our best interest that I become one of your county commissioners because my interests and yours are the same. I remain honored that a vast majority of you … more
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