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Winning Words

Smartest person in the room may be the one who’s listening

One of the common situations I hear about or questions I get asked by the community or from someone in a training session is this, “Sometimes I feel embarrassed in a team meeting because I don’t …
Quiet Desperation

Unwelcome words aren’t getting the hint to leave

I am feeling empowered today to feel empowered today. My transparency is transparent, and I might even off-board my carbon footprint. Let me ask you this. Am I being too impactful? This column …
Doray
alchemy

On birthdays, the Holocaust and Eva Levine

As I celebrate my birthday this week, my thoughts turn instead to Eva Levine. I commemorate Eva’s birthday – July 6, 1916 – as I do every year, by reflecting on the Holocaust; however, because …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. George Brauchler will …

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

Vote Brauchler for AG I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Fixed income in favor of 6E

I’m a Senior Citizen on a fixed income and I am encouraging everyone I know to vote yes on 6E. First of all, the fire department’s proposal is not a residential property tax increase. As …
opinion

Letter to the editor: In support of fire measure

I’m voting yes on the Arvada Fire Department ballot issue because it is not a homeowner’s tax increase. All the fire department is asking for is for us to continue to pay the same amount of …

opinion

Letter to the editor: Vote Wilson for RTD District L

Too often in Arvada we vote for someone based on name recognition only. Bob Wilson who is running for RTD Board District L has the expertise to solve the problems RTD is facing.He has a doctorate …
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