Coming Attractions

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often …
Coming Attractions

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Seems like the future wasn’t worth the wait

Wanting an additional serving of “thin gruel,” plucky parish workhouse resident Oliver Twist pleaded “Please, sir, I want some more.” To paraphrase the indigent lad, “Please, sir, I don’t …

Winning Words

The pebble, the ripple, the current or the wave

Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Give up one gathering out of respect

Give up one gathering out of respect After over 30 years of hosting Thanksgiving dinner, this year I canceled. As a retired medical technologist, and parent of an emergency room nurse, I have too …

Letter to the editor: County made right choice with GOP

County made right choice with GOP In a year of record turnout, Douglas County residents made it clear: We continue to choose Republican principles and leadership. Indeed, Republican candidates …

Letter to the editor: Officials did great with election

Officials did great with election Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Douglas County Clerk Merlin Klotz and their staffs deserve a big word of thanks for their outstanding work in the 2020 elections. …

Letter to the editor: A look behind the scenes

A look behind the scenes I had the honor to serve as a Douglas County election judge in this last election. It was my first time and I wanted to witness the process from behind the curtain. The …

Letter to the editor: Keep our county great

Keep our county great When we vote, we make a statement about what principles we want guiding our community. While each candidate has their own priorities, there are general truths about Republican …
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