Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
A crowd gathers at the twin memorial fountains at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, New York, as twin blue beacons pierce the night sky on Sept. 11, 2017.

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was.
Financial Strategies

Opinion: Rounding third base as fourth quarter nears

The fourth quarter of the year begins soon. Investors are still on the edge of their seats concerned about potential tax law changes and any Federal Reserve policy that might spook the financial …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Opinion: Decaffeinate and de-escalate

On any given day I will usually have one or two cups of coffee in the morning. On those days where I have three or four, I feel a very palpable difference … I am wired.

A grizzly bear at the Denver Zoo.

Man vs Bear: Who Will Win the 20,000 Calorie Challenge?

Ask Will Tennyson how to arrive at 20,000 calories and this is what he would tell you: Breakfast: one dozen doughnuts, 2 McDonald McGriddles, 2 hash browns and 2 breakfast burritos. Lunch: one jumbo …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Support for Lisa Smith

When I first met Lisa in person, she struck up a conversation with me like we were old friends. Through all of my emails, chats, and calls with her, I have felt valued and heard. Lisa is energetic …

Letters to the editor: Sept. 9

Alcorn’s Aug. 26 column Alcorn is right, he will be getting emails. He continually spouts off hurtful commentary about communities he doesn’t understand. He really seems to have ramped …

Letter to the Editor: September 2

On canceled Harvest Fest Shocking! I was born and raised in Arvada, and the Arvada Harvest Festival was central to my childhood. I pity the poor children of Arvada who are not experiencing the joy of …

Letter to the editor: Our forgotten history

  We must not panic over Critical Race Theory, a legitimate idea worthy of discussion at the college graduate level. Its six tenets, as stated by Michael Alcorn, seem reasonable topics for …

Letter to the editor: Land of confusion over Reagan legacy

  In response to Joe Webb’s letter on Ronald Reagan.Joe wrote “…what Reagan achieved as president was meant for all Americans without exception.All Americans benefited from …
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