Columnists
MIchael Norton
Winning Words

Early accelerated success leads to continued success

“A job begun is a job half done” — what a great quote, or proverb. I also like the one where it reads, “A job well begun is worth two half done.” What I am getting at here is that as I have …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A handwritten letter can speak volumes

Once a week, I go fishing. I throw a few lines out, and I never know what I am going to catch. I received an extraordinary, handwritten, four-page letter (with enclosures) from a reader named Janet …
Newell

In 2019, I resolve not to change my Self

At this time of new year’s resolutions, many of us are pressing a refresh button questioning what we need to change or improve in our lives to be better human beings. Should I recommit to more …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Critical thinking — or just thinking critically

Just the other day someone has asked me if I had any materials, courses, or ideas that would support a classroom lesson on critical thinking. With more than a handful of books sitting on my shelf and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s more to Elvis than the same old song and dance

Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, a Tuesday, the day I received a call that changed my life. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this. I was living in Mesa, Arizona, and I was looking for a …
Letters to the Editor

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 …

Letter to the editor: Vote for Brauchler

Vote for Brauchler George Brauchler is a proven leader for families, by protecting us daily from increasing criminal activity in our schools and communities.   As district attorney for more than …

Letter to the editor: LPS asks for too much

LPS asks for too much In a recent article, Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert says, “Voters of decades past left a legacy for us. This is our chance to leave a legacy for future …

Letter to the editor: 112 is too extreme

112 is too extreme The benefits of cheap, clean-burning, and locally-produced oil and natural gas touch every part of Colorado. Even here in Englewood where we’re many miles from production, the …
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