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Letter to the editor: Pye’s presence needed on board

Pye’s presence needed on board In the May 8 South Suburban board election, Susan Pye is the only woman running in the nine-candidate field. If voters choose her as one of the three new board … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Pye for SSPR board

Vote Pye for SSPR board It is our honor and pleasure to support and endorse Susan Pye for South Suburban Parks & Recreation District Board of Directors.  As our friend and neighbor, we have … more

Jazz Age classic continues to be assigned of the times

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was first published 93 years ago today (as this is being written). Fitzgerald was only 29. He would live another 15 years after a short career in both … more

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that … more

Letter to the editor: Poor choice by school board

Poor choice by school board At its April 17 meeting, the Douglas County Board of Education voted to finalize a $260,000 contract with its new superintendent, Dr. Thomas Tucker.  What does school … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our kids safe

Keep our kids safe I am a Castle Rock resident and the mother of five elementary school-aged children. I support the Second Amendment and grew up in a family of responsible gun owners. When the … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Barrett for SSPR board

Vote Barrett for SSPR board I have known Pete Barrett for almost 30 years. Pete is an outstanding individual who is and has been a strong supporter of the district. We have worked together on many … more

Letter to the editor: Blosten the right choice

Blosten the right choice We are truly fortunate in having Charlie Blosten running for the board of directors of South Suburban. Knowing him for over 30 years as the director of public works for the … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Blosten for board

Pick Blosten for board Charlie Blosten is a candidate for the May 8 South Suburban Parks and Recreation District’s Board of Directors election, and we wholeheartedly endorse him because we believe … more

When we choose to win, that’s a good-news story

So how are you doing with the news these days? Maybe like some of my friends you just stopped watching or listening, thinking there is no place where you can go to find the truth. Nowhere to hide. As … more

Something rings true about conversation without phones

I had lunch with Mark, a good friend, someone I have known for 30 years, an important Colorado artist, and the wittiest man this side of New Smyrna. We met at a Littleton restaurant and reminisced … more

What in the world is going on here?

First quarter 2018 is in the books. Now it is time to assess some of the significant economic changes worldwide and what that may mean for investors. First, let’s take a quick look back at last … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t reward bad decisions

Don’t reward bad decisions Taxpayers in Douglas County may be asked to approve a ballot question asking voters to approve an increase for mill levy override money to fund teacher pay. Why? Who … more

Letter to the editor: Know what it’s all about

Know what it’s all about This is a response to Jen Wilking’s Living and Aging Well column in March titled “Yoga is practical method to achieve more ease in aging.” Jan wrote an informative … more

Letter to the editor: Other ways to be safe

Other ways to be safe My life experience of 71 years tells me that some of these children, including David Hogg who already has all the talking points, are little wanna-be-activists that have had a … more

Stand by your newspaper, because it stands by you

To anyone who follows the news, it would appear the industry itself is under attack. Whether claims of “fake news” leveled by the president or cuts to already lean newsrooms, newspapers and media … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Anderson for council

Vote Anderson for council I encourage you to join me in supporting Mike Anderson for the Lone Tree City Council for District 2 in the May 8 election. Mike has served residents of Lone Tree well on … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Barrett for SSPR board

Vote Barrett for SSPR board It is with great honor that I endorse Pete Barrett, my friend and colleague for the past 30 years, as he runs for a South Suburban Board of Directors position. Pete and I … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Blosten

Vote for Blosten South Suburban is having an election on May 8 to select three new members to the board of directors. I believe that this is an important election as three longtime board members are … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Pye

Pick Pye I strongly endorse Susan Pye to be elected to one of the three open seats on the South Suburban Parks and Rec District Board of Directors. Susan has been a long-time advocate for the seniors … more
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