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Winning Words

What we do and what we say — it really does matter

Once again, I have to say thank you to the community for your emails and responses. I truly enjoy hearing from you as you share your own stories with me. Your stories are the reason I am inspired …
Quiet Desperation

Human-dog relationship offers something to sink teeth into

When my DVD remote was being made, they added beef flavoring to the liquid plastic before it was molded. That’s the only explanation I can think of. It went missing. I finally located it under the …
Quiet Desperation

Day-by-day for 20 years adds up to just one day

Unless they have taken it all down, there are still some reminders at my alma mater that I passed through there 20 years ago. I donated three or four paintings, maybe more. I can’t remember. I was …
Winning Words

It’s a small world with great big opportunities

As the internet and easily accessible travel options continue to make us feel like the world is getting smaller all the time, we have to remember that famous quote by Steven Wright, “It may be a …

Financial Strategies

Tax planning around new law can help save money

The new tax law could save you money if you plan properly. With only a few months left to impact your tax planning for 2018, it is important to act now. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) is now in …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Way off base on teachers

Way off base on teachers How is it possible that there are educated adults in this country who still believe teachers work less than full time as professional educators? I was appalled to read …

Letter to the editor: Money goes where needs are

Money goes where needs are Joy Overbeck questioned why charter schools were getting only a small percentage of the DCSD bond issue 5B on this November’s ballot. There are several reasons why …

Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Proposition 112 is misguided idea I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools Those who have lived in Douglas County for a long time know that the last three decades have brought a lot of change. When my children were little, Douglas County was …

Letter to the editor: Proposition would bring needed change

Proposition would bring needed change I urge voters to vote yes on Proposition 112, prohibiting oil and gas development within 2,500 feet from other drill holes, living structures and critical …
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