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Quiet Desperation

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even …
Winning Words

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an …

Butterfly Pavilion has a fiscal mountain to climb

Ever since Butterfly Pavilion officials announced their plans to pursue a larger facility and campus in Broomfield, I have had numerous people ask me when the Butterfly Pavilion will be leaving …
Winning Words

Yesterday’s achievement is tomorrow’s success

One of the greatest pieces of advice that I ever received came from a great friend and mentor earlier in my life. He actually gave me two pieces of advice wrapped up in one life-changing …

As the legislative clock runs out, the devil is in the details

Last week our State Legislature finished its 2018 legislative session. Whether they wanted to stop or not, midnight on May 9 was the bewitching hour!! As usual, our coy legislators waited until the …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 …

Fairness for poorer schools

Thanks for the Shanna Fortier story on education funding (“Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding,” March 29). I think the funding situation can be understood by everyone. …

Letter to the Editor: Reconsider SWAG eviction

Much to my dismay, I was recently informed that the South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) is in the process of being evicted from their art gallery located in the Rodeo Market …

Mental Health first aid an option

I share the feelings of our country, which is deeply saddened by the recent shooting deaths of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and faculty in South Florida. In the wake of the violence, …

Letter to the Editor: Thornton should pass on pipe plan

Did you know that in order to bring water to Thornton residents, your city purchased water 20 years ago north of Fort Collins? Now, they plan to build a 70-mile …
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