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From the Editor: Times that matter

As a child, I grew to hate road trips. My parents did not like flying anywhere, which meant any family trip was by car. I hated it. I’m talking about trips that would make the original “National …
Michael Norton

Column: We are not finished yet

The five most sought-after words in amateur golf are, “That’s good, pick it up.” We say that to our playing partner when the putt that is left is considered short enough to call it “good.” …
Elizabeth Hanson

Guest Column: As property taxes and values rise, school funds don’t

The Douglas County School District covers 850 square miles and is located just south of the Denver area. DCSD is the third-largest school district in Colorado and the largest employer in Douglas …
Michael Norton

Column: Is it better to build bridges, or burn them?

The origin of “burning bridges” has its roots in ancient Rome. And we see where they were not only burning the bridges, but also burning the boats. In some cases, they burned the bridges and the …

From the Editor: Dreading the bubble

It’s that time of year where we start reviewing the ballot and working to decide who might be best to serve us on the local, state and federal levels. For me, it’s become the time where I dread …
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Intention versus impact

Intention versus impact The Colorado Department of Education intends to revise the social studies standards. The impact of their intention will ultimately be harmful. When kids are not given the …

Letter - O’Donnell is best choice for SOS

O’Donnell is best choice for SOS The Colorado Secretary of State (SOS) is elected to oversee and administer a broad range of laws pertaining to a comprehensive list of areas involving …

Letter - Urge action on mental health

Urge action on mental health May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a volunteer and advocate with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, this month I am asking everyone to join us and …

Letter - Reach out to vote in South Suburban

Reach out to vote in South Suburban Yesterday I attended the League of Women Voters forum for the candidates for the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District. The candidates are running for one …

Letter to the editor - Dementia training needed

Dementia training needed When my husband, John, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, our family was devastated. There was so much for us to learn. When it was time to look for help with his …
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