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Playing and moving with drums helps relieve stress in kids, boosts mood

Young children are drawn to drumming sounds and love to move with the beats found in every culture. Just observe young children at powwows, band concerts, weddings, and parades. They are jumping and …
Winning Words

Take a focused approach to information overload

Thanks again for the tremendous support from the community. I really do love receiving your emails, thoughts and questions, so please keep them coming. One of the more common emails I receive lately …
Quiet Desperation

Being tailgated — there’s something stupid behind it

The first recorded incident of following at an unsafe distance occurred about an hour after the invention of the automobile. Understandably, that wouldn’t have been possible, but it probably …

When grandparents must step in

When because of a variety of serious family problems, grandparents feel they must take over, even adopt grandkids, there are a number of issues to address and places to go for help. First, what all …

About my current sports viewing ... it’s complicated

I have a confession to make. It’s a difficult one, so, please, bear with me. Whew. Here goes. I have been watching the World Cup. There. I said it. I know, I know — I can hear the sneers coming …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Alcorn’s immigration comments

I supported President Reagan’s immigration law as a reasonable approach to the roughly three million illegal aliens in the country at that time. Years later, 11 million. A law designed to solve …

Letter to the Editor: Geezer goals

I enjoyed Mary Stobie’s accurate fine points of geezer qualifications (How to be a Geezer, July 5 edition). Strict standards, to say the least. A status I’ve often tried to achieve might be a …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Kudos on clean car call

I am writing to commend Governor John Hickenlooper on his Executive Order for Colorado to join 13 other states in adopting the Advanced Clean Cars standards. As his term comes to an end, it is …

Letter to the Editor: Climate should be the top issue

Climate should be the top issue Journalists; TV, radio, print, on-line; and concerned citizens, when questioning political candidates from all parties and at all levels on their positions on …

Letter to the Editor: Trumped by Trump

Some unfit parents ignore the fact that they are subjecting their children to the possibility of abandonment, or becoming orphans while committing a crime in the US. Trump is attacked viciously, …
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