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School talk Last week brought to an end an extremely volatile school year. And, as much as I’d like to say it’s over, I suspect the fun is only just beginning. Certain words are being whispered in relation to Jeffco that, well, nobody likes … more
Almost anyone who has lived in Colorado for more than a year probably has a “worst storm” story. But as noted with many less-than-promised weather conditions, ‘blizzard’ is a relative term. … more
Certainly there were many smaller forts developed in the wilds of Colorado in addition to the major landmarks. Their use, very similar to the larger outposts, was – protection, a place to meet, … more
I’m not good with stairs. Never have been, which can be somewhat of a dilemma because I have an irrational fear of elevators. On a first date once, I missed a step down to a lower level restaurant and rolled all the way to the bottom, nearly … more
The legislative session wrapped up on May 6. I was busy in the Capitol fighting for Colorado’s middle class. This session we had a split legislature, with Democrats controlling the House and Republicans controlling the Senate, but I was able to … more
Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of … more
Running a newspaper 120 years ago was the kind of business that required varying degrees of verbosity -- depending mostly on how much advertisement the paper was able to sell. And it was true … more
To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated. Newspapers have a million ways of being useful and some of them have nothing at all to do with being black and white and read … more
First we had the wonderful Chihuly Show and now we make a one-eighty to “Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses.” Through Oct. 18, the artist’s 15 stunning life-sized sculptures will occupy the beautiful outdoor grounds at the Denver … more
Nestled in the southeast corner of Colorado is Springfield, home to just 1,400 people. Highway 287 runs through the middle of the small town that has no stoplights and just a few restaurants. Springfield is also home to the Class 1A high school … more
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