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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting in the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a couple of weeks away, it is probably time to start thinking about all of the people in our lives who we are so grateful for and who we appreciate so very much. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of …

Cooking is the currency of love

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Julia Child wrote that in a letter to her friend, Avis DeVoto, in early 1953. Julia is known around the world for her love of food — …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good …
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

School issues are about jobs, too I will be voting yes on Amendment 73 and Issue 5C. I have worked in the Adams 12 school district for 23 years. Over this time, I have seen a lot of changes in our …

Letter to the Editor: Baker responds

Baker responds I have lost nearly all of my respect for Bill Christopher. While saddened by his name-calling of me, Bill has not only swallowed the lies of the Westminster City Council, he seems to …

Letter to the editor: Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling

Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling Why support 112? It puts our families’ and kids’ health first, ahead of industry lies. Per independent university research, toxic risks from fracking …

Letter to the Editor: Support for Faith Winter

Support for Faith Winter I am writing in support of Faith Winter for Colorado Senate District 24. I have seen Faith’s values in action-from her time on Westminster City Council to her superb …

Letter to the Editor: Westminster vote disheartening

Westminster vote disheartening It’s disheartening to see the people’s voice ignored, facts rejected, regulation increasing, accountability ignored. Westminster City Council didn’t properly …
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