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Coming Attractions

Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
Coming Attractions

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these …
Deni Jacobs
LIVING & AGING WELL

Get motivated and creative with physical activity

We are living in interesting times. Just a while ago our calendars were jam-packed with events. That quickly changed to having a wide open calendar and spending more time at home and in the beautiful …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Finding the solution is all about knowing where to look

Last week while spending some time on a sandy beach with my wife and a couple of friends, I had lost my wedding ring in the sand. It was the middle of the day, fairly hot and very sunny out, and I …

Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

The very best sign is the dotted line

There are few things more engrossing than punctuation. I think we can all agree on. That. Punctuation allows us to disambiguate sentences. Where would we be without disambiguation? Does the panda …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Reject Thomas, elect Wilson in Douglas County

Reject Thomas, elect Wilson November is coming and it can't get here fast enough. It's important more than ever to pay attention to our candidates for Douglas County Board of County Commissioners. …

Letter to the editor: Going with the GOP

Going with the GOP The recent Democratic and Republican conventions were sharply different in content and tone, and clarified how differently the two parties view America. The Democrats' message was …

Letter to the editor: Vote GOP for freedom, prosperity

Vote GOP for freedom, prosperity I’m very excited about the principled Republican men and women running for office in our county who will help us overcome the challenges our community and country …

Letter to the editor: Thomas, colleagues on Douglas County Board of Commissioners guided by data

Thomas, colleagues guided by data Lora Thomas and our Douglas County commissioners use data as their guide in exploring what’s best for our county. The intention to transition from TCHD wasn’t a …

Letter to the editor: Ponder pulled pork (and how precious Douglas County is)

Ponder pulled pork If I could describe the experience of devouring a delicious seven-pound pork shoulder after 14 hours of cooking, it would simply be: heavenly. Before I pulled the succulent protein …
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