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Before I delve into School Districts 12 and 50, let’s do the math. Let’s be realistic enough to admit that measuring costs for a $100,000 home just doesn’t cut it. There are very few homes in that price range so let’s measure it by using … more
This weekend I was asked to drop by a fundraising event at Jim Wider’s Southwinds Fine Art Studio at Roller Coaster Road near where Hodgen and Baptist road connect. Being historically inclined, … more
The brown cloud that used to hover over downtown Denver was not so evident when walking on the 16th Street Mall, but very clear from afar — let’s from say the Thornton Parkway exit on Interstate 25. In a similar way, others may have a good perch … more
My mother. There you go. That right there might be a good reason to move on to another column. more
Caley Mitchell stands next to third base, a white baseball cap shading her eyes, a single braid running down her back. Intensity radiates from her small frame as she leans her hands on her knees and looks toward the batter at home plate. more
The democratic process is alive at least in some communities. I was delighted to read that the voters in Castle Rock forced a vote on the City Council-led policy which allowed a more relaxed regulation on open-carry of firearms in public … more
The frost is on the pumpkins and it’s time to think about elections. Soon you will receive a ballot in the mail. There will be candidate’s names and school districts 12 and 50 issues, also maybe some special district issues, depending on where … more
Many years ago, I think I first encountered Dee Breitenfeld at the first meeting of the Teller County Centennial Committee, way back before the most-recent turn of the century, in the fall of … more
A hundred and twenty-five years seems like a long, long time. When the town of Palmer Lake was incorporated in 1889, and its first mayor, Dr. William Finley Thompson, was elected that April, … more
This column is not the one I set out to write originally. Events “on the ground” caused this to morph. It started out as something along the lines of “Thank God for football so we can stop pretending to care about minor league baseball in … more
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