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Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …

Time to plan in fourth quarter

Third quarter is in the books, and we are heading into the last few months of the year. And what a year it has been. Investors have been on the edge of their seats with the election in a few short …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Do-it-yourself plumbing is a pipe dream

Indoor plumbing. The world’s population was able to do without indoor plumbing for centuries and still evolve. There are those around the world who do not have indoor plumbing to this day. Others, …
Letters to the Editor

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 …

Letter to the editor: Prop 113 is flawed idea

Prop 113 is flawed idea If Proposition 113 was actually good for Colorado, why would 95% of its funding come from out of state, with the vast majority coming from California? Instead of giving our …

Letter to the editor: Vote Democratic in Douglas

Vote Democratic in Douglas Signs of growth and change in Douglas County are everywhere. Equally clear is that this evolution is our future. To effectively navigate these changes and plan for that …

Letter to the editor: Turn down Prop 113

Turn down Prop 113 If we want presidential candidates to value our Colorado voices, it’s important we vote no on Proposition 113. Prop 113 would give Colorado’s presidential electoral votes to …

Letter to the editor: Pick Democratic principles

Pick Democratic principles Re: Sarah May’s Oct. 8 letter “Pick Republican principles”: We are indeed at a crossroads. Republican and Democratic candidates do answer questions differently, such …
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