Columnists
Michael Norton
Winning Words

The grand illusion in the land of confusion

Music just seems to have a way of connecting us with feelings of inspiration, motivation, adventure, romance, sorrow, and love. We can remember where we were the first time we heard those songs, the …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

New year, new possibilities

A new year is upon us and 2020 is but a bad memory. It is important though, to learn what we can from the events of last year, to better prepare for any opportunities in 2021 and beyond. It is hard …
Coming Attractions

In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Let the story, our story, unfold

Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover?” Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Apparently this road was paved with good intentions

Harry and I went for a Sunday drive. Only I made a big mistake. I forgot to put the “Sunday Drive” sign in the window that lets everyone know we’re on the road for leisure, not for the rat …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Two different kinds of protests

Two different kinds of protests In the aftermath of the recent riot at the United States Capitol, the nation is left divided over what some argue to be acting upon their First Amendment right, and …

Letter to the editor: Blessed with outdoor amenities

Blessed with outdoor amenities I'd like to share a moment of gratitude for this community and those who help us keep it accessible. One of the many things I appreciate about living in Highlands Ranch …

Letter to the editor: Consider failed court cases

Consider failed court cases People are entitled to an opinion and there is a right to express those opinions just like Trump can contest the results in the court system. However, to completely ignore …

Letter to the editor: Thoughts on Klotz

Thoughts on Klotz If I were the reporter interviewing Merlin Klotz, in the article “Clerk urges Pence to declare some states’ elections illegal” by Elliott Wenzler, I would have asked Mr. …

Letter to the editor: Account for officers

Account for officers Given the large number of reports and identifications of law enforcement officers who traveled to D.C. and participated in the seditious assault upon the Capitol, shouldn’t all …
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