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Thanks to a previous town council, we have a "no-knock" ordinance giving citizens the option to control the nuisance of unwanted solicitations at our homes by certain entities.  Unfortunately, … more
I read the introduction to the four Republican candidates for state Senate with great disappointment. Are you sure the Douglas County Republican Committee didn't just send you the same info four … more
You know those moments in life where we wish we hadn’t done something, where we’re sorry we said what we said, or where we failed to act or speak when we had the chance? We wish we could turn back the hands of time, pull the words back into our … more
When you think about March, what comes to mind? If anything. March is the connective tissue between winter and spring, at least around here. In England, it might be different. Charles Dickens wrote in “Great Expectations”: “It was one … more
I am writing this letter to recommend one special candidate, Lora Thomas, for Douglas County commissioner. As a previously unaffiliated non-voter, for the past 40-plus years I have eschewed the … more
Imagine for a moment that someone very close to you, maybe a family member or friend, called you and during your conversation they said something like, “Do you know my favorite thing about you is that you are always smiling, always optimistic, and … more
What a relief. Today’s headline was not about the Broncos. The front page story was about as far from the National Football League as it gets. And I didn’t understand a word of it. Unfortunately it’s probably too late. I think … more
When most parents are asked what they would like to be able to provide for their children, a great education is at the top of the list. A college education is seen as the golden ticket to making sure our children have a fair shot at earning a … more
One of the toughest situations that ever happens to any traveler, especially someone traveling frequently on business, is when they have arrived at the airport too late and miss their flight. Whether it was traffic, weather, or just plain old bad … more
I ran over a phone book with my snowblower this morning. I really wish I hadn’t. Shredded pages went everywhere. Here’s what happened. Someone left a new phone book on my front porch on the night of a recent snowstorm. The snow … more
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