Columnists
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 …
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 …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Making the right decisions to maximize opportunities

“Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” — Jim Rohn This is one of my very favorite quotes by Jim Rohn who was an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. I love this quote because it …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Time to reconsider?

Time to reconsider? In the recent article “State’s economy needs moderation, taxes, say experts,” two problem areas are stated: TABOR, Amendment 23, and the Gallagher Amendment; and the …

Letter to the editor: Voters made a mistake

Voters made a mistake The Arapahoe County DMV has never been as efficient as it is now due to Matt Crane's efforts. I am over the age where you can renew your driver's license online, and having to …

Letter to the editor: Not the solution

Not the solution Since his salary and benefits are paid entirely from tax dollars, I am not surprised that the CFO from Colorado State University and others conclude that higher taxes is the only …

Letter to the editor: Clarification on assessor’s duties

Clarification on assessor’s duties Ms. Engel’s letter supporting PK Kaiser is potentially misleading to the senior citizens of Arapahoe County. The property tax exemption for senior citizens is a …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 73

Vote yes on 73 As an Englewood School Board member, I know first-hand the budgetary challenges faced by our district due to the School Finance Act not being fully funded since 2009. There has been a …
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