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The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …
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 …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Animal adoption agencies seeing a doggone frenzy

Because of the pandemic, which of the following is way up nationwide? Average per-person daily intake of calories from sugar? Trips to the liquor store? Pet adoption? I don’t have the facts in …

A nation wonders what Inauguration Day will bring

It was so predictable. You knew something out of the ordinary would play out. He couldn’t let President-elect Biden have the limelight in the lead-up to the inauguration. Plus, you had this …

The day American democracy showed how fragile it had become

January 6, 2021 became a historic and a most despicable day in Washington D.C. Thanks to the President of the United States, a sizeable protest made up of Trump supporters around the U.S. Capitol …
Letters to the Editor

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 …

Letter to the Editor: Give ‘enough that it hurts a little’

Give enough that it hurts a little It’s been a painful year. It’s going to be a painful year to come. How will we be able to give to the poor and homeless in this season of giving at a time when …

Letter to the Editor:" Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid

Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 8 piece (“What is `Uplands Community Collective’ and what can it do?”), I take issue with Handlin and Kornacki’s vision. …

Letter to the Editor: Mason a leader with integrity

Brian Mason a leader with intergrity I’ve known Brian for 30 years. What was true then, remains true today; Brian is committed to serving his community, works hard for causes he believes in and …

Letter to the Editor: Gardner unfathomable

Gardner unfathomable Cory Gardner said in May it would be “unfathomable” for the Senate to refuse to take action on coronavirus relief passed by the House. Now, Mitch McConnell says Senate …
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