Columnists

Pandemic leaving us frayed

Here’s a question for “people of a certain age”: Who remembers what the great social/political debate was in the summer of 2001? Anybody? Of course not — September 11 sort of wiped all those …
WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …
Quiet Desperation

What’s the bad word? The gall’s in your court

I am accepting nominations for the first annual Like It Or Not List of Banished Words from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. My list shamelessly but gratefully …

Norton

A powerful little book of big quotes

As many of you know, I was the former president of the Zig Ziglar Organization. And many of the life lessons I learned from Mr. Ziglar show up in my writings and in my trainings and keynotes. Several …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the …

Letter to the editor: Note the nuance

  While criticizing government’s expansive actions during this pandemic, a frequent letter writer asks,”Does not the constitution... clearly state the roles of government?” …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Protect full day K

  This year, my granddaughter embraced kindergarten, thriving in the full-day program. State funding for full-day kindergarten is what allowed her to attend the program and prepare to …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Through new eyes

  I appreciated so much the letter by Xiao Long, calling out the dangers of political correctness. I have found that most immigrants are much emotionally stronger than, and do not complain …

opinion

Letter to the editor: City Council needs to move forward on trash

  In community surveys in 2017 and 2019, more than 60% of Arvadans supported changing to an organized waste hauling system. After extensive research by City Staff, City Council, and the …
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