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Column: You are that person

One of my closest friends is Brian, and he stands out to me for many reasons. He is a strong man of faith, a true prayer warrior, a loving and devoted father and husband, a gift to the community we … more

Mother Musings: Teachers are my people

I’ve heard so many bad things about her!” I got this a lot with my kid’s teacher last year. When I tried to press the parents for information about her, I got the words “mean” and … more

Thornton aims to become public art hot spot

One of the great things about public art is that it serves so many purposes — just as easily as it adds beauty to a community, it can also become a landmark, a location for people to orient their … more

Column: Coming full circle

Having spent more than 25 years in the personal and professional development business, working with people in a variety of industries, I have been blessed to have worked alongside some of the most … more

Mother Musings - Fixing another’s child — maybe not

I was not prepared for parenthood when I had my first baby … Not at all. When she was just a year old, I thought I could train her to play with everyday objects rather than toys. The thought of a … more

From the Editor: Instant gratification — no thanks

After President Joe Biden announced the administration’s plan to cancel $10,000 to $20,000 of student debt for millions of Americans last week, I listened to debates, watched the Facebook comments … more

Getting in an Allegro mood in Park

There’s no such thing as a typical community hub — each hub is as unique as the community it represents. So, it’s not surprising that one of Parker’s favorite spots is Allegro Music, its only … more

Column: Session coming on Medicare open enrollment period

The time is fast approaching when you can determine if the Medicare plan you are on this year is the best choice for you next year. Medicare plans can change benefits, their lists of covered drugs … more

Column: Lion tamers and dragon slayers

When we think about lions, we might think about a fierce beast, the king of the jungle, roaming the Sahara in their majestic form. Or maybe the only time we have seen a lion is at the zoo or in a … more

From the Editor: The evidence mounts

Last week the Colorado Department of Education released 2022 results for the state’s standardized tests that were administered in the spring. While the state touted increases in both English and … more

ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include … more

Column: Since you asked ...A follow up

I’ve been writing this column for years, and I often get a few email or in-person responses, mostly positive, but sometimes opposing views, of course. I love that. It shows me we live together in a … more

Column: Estate planning for the surviving spouse

It is difficult enough to lose a loved one. No one wants to think about finances or taxes at the time a family member passes away. However, it is important to seek the right advice when settling an … more

Column: No Wi-Fi, no problem

As the passengers boarded the flight, the scene was typical of any flights I have taken in the past several years. As people stood in line, slowly walking onto the jetway, heads were down as people … more

From the Editor: Coloradans are not sleeping well

As journalists, we often will do an interview on a topic that may raise interest in another based on a small side comment or release of accompanying information. For me recently, I was working on our … more

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

From the Editor: Cost of learning goes up

It’s back to school season and districts across the metro region are returning to class. However, before students are seated at their desk for the new school year, parents are feeling the pain of … more

From the Editor: Douglas County, cough it up

few months ago, Douglas County commissioners Abe Laydon and George Teal decided to come together and vote to have fellow commissioner Lora Thomas investigated. In the April vote, Laydon and Teal … more

Column: Finding smoother air through the turbulence

All of us who have flown have experienced turbulence. Some of us experience anxiety and fear as we drive our fingernails into the armrest or the arms of the person sitting next to us. Many regular … more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more
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