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Norton
Winning Words

Minding our own business of the mind

“Mind your own business,” has probably never felt more literal than right now. With social distancing and sheltering in place orders, we are finding ourselves with a lot of time at home with our …
Norton
Winning Words

Patience and diligence as we find missing pieces of puzzle

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you know exactly what it feels like to be working through it and then finally finding that one piece of the puzzle that had haunted you for …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s no reason we can’t have a little fun

It’s springtime in the Rockies. Try to keep that in mind. It may not be anyone’s idea of an ideal spring, but it’s the only one we’re going to have this year. A year that’s only three …
Norton
Winning Words

When difficult times create easy decisions

People make new decisions based on new information. And sometimes, what we think are difficult decisions to make as we face a trying or challenging time, become much easier to make when we receive …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

When life gives you moisture, make the moist of it

Headline: “Celebrity swears by moisturizer.” Tell me: Who swears by a moisturizer? What exactly is a moisturizer? Is here a man alive who can say the word “moisturizer” with a straight face? …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Poor move by politicians

Poor move by politicians As a Douglas County resident and retired medical technologist, I was appalled at the actions of our local elected officials in response to the stay-at-home order by the …

Letter to the editor: Leave it to the professionals

Leave it to the professionals I couldn’t believe it when I read that six of our state legislators admonished the Tri-County Health department for being proactive in reducing the spread of …

Letter to editor: Kudos to Laydon

Kudos to Laydon I wanted to make you aware of the unflagging support that was given to the Tri-County Health Department’s stay-at-home order by County Commissioner Abe Laydon. From the very …

Letter to the editor: Thank you for article

Thank you for article My heart lifted when I saw the altar at St. Thomas More in the paper. My daughter was married there and my grandchildren received their sacraments there. I must make one …

Letter to the editor: Hold colleges accountable

Hold colleges accountable I won’t be voting for any candidate who supports college loan forgiveness through a new law, bankruptcy or any other means. I and my children worked to pay for college …
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