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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Amazing amateur talent shows outcome of encouragement

Although I do not spend a whole lot of time watching television, occasionally I will come across a segment of a show where there is a singing, dancing, baking, cooking or other type of show where …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

‘Knock-knock.’ ‘Who’s there?’ ‘A dissection of types of humor.’

Say “Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” I’ll get to that. If someone were to ask you if you have a sense of humor, would you be able to give an objective answer? Everyone thinks they have a …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

When mistakes create opportunities for change

Whether you are a football fan or not, there is a high likelihood that you have heard about the “blown calls” or the “no calls” that took place during the recent NFL Championship Games. …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Picture-perfect pictures aren’t always a good look

If you were born after World War II and before Apple, you might have some out-of-focus family photographs around the house. Unless you had a Nikon or a darkroom, and not many of us did. We had …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Just the facts, please

Just the facts, please It was disappointing to read Ellis Arnold’s account of certain bills currently being discussed in the Colorado Legislature. “Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal …

Letter to the editor: A vote against bill

A vote against bill If Mike Foote’s bill in the Colorado Legislature to make the popular vote count becomes law it will have exactly the opposite effect. Your vote won’t count, instead it will …

Letter to the editor: Letter writer off base

Letter writer off base My name is Kyle Lewis, and among other things, I am a high school student in Douglas County. I was dismayed to read Smith Young’s Jan. 31 letter to the editor, in which he …

Letter to the editor: DCSD no place for radical agenda

DCSD no place for radical agenda Referring to Alex Dewind’s Jan. 24 online article “Douglas County teacher on leave following Twitter post,” most of us who follow the news are aware of Michelle …

Letter to the editor: Argument falls flat

Argument falls flat In regard to last week’s article “Finding hope on a flat earth,” the Flat-Earthers state that the world is flat, covered by a dome, and Antarctica is a wall off ice that …
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