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Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …
Linda Newell

Anyone else slow about moving on to freedom?

Have you been feeling a bit anxious lately? You'd think as the pandemic starts to wane (in our area) and restrictions begin to be lifted, that I'd be feeling great about the potential of reentering …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

When life gives you clichés, make clichéade

It’s eleven o’clock. Do you know where your cliché is? For Pete’s sake, clichés drive me up the wall. They rattle my cage. At the end of the day, clichés push my buttons. Lately I have been …
Coming Attractions

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Shelf awareness leads to summer getaways

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow fast in the movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Thanks to health-care sector

Thanks to health-care sector The Douglas County Business Alliance represents more than 5,500 businesses and over 155,000 employees, allowing us to see firsthand the many challenges COVID-19 threw at …

Letter to the editor: Glad for response

Glad for response So proud that there was a published response to “Super Dad” appearing in your May 27 edition. The response from John Salanitro was spot on. He should be asked to write guest …

Letter to the editor: Why I will walk

Why I will walk My Wind Crest senior living community will hold its second Pride Parade June 24. When a few residents and employees met to plan the upcoming parade, it started me thinking. Why is our …

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years …

Letter to the editor: End loopholes for ultra-rich

End loopholes for ultra-rich No matter what we look like, where we come from, or how we make a living, most of us do our best to care for our families and communities. But today a handful of …
Our Papers

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