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Coming Attractions

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …

When we find the zone, we find success

“Play ball!” As Major League Baseball celebrates another opening day this week, there will be 15 ceremonial first pitches, and 15 official first pitches. Whether we are baseball fans or not, we …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Documentarians are manic about Titanic

The Titanic is a sunken scab that keeps getting picked on. There’s a new Titanic documentary. There will be a new one next year and the year after that and the year after that. I wish they would …

Norton
Winning Words

You are tremendously amazing — and you should know it

One of the things that I have learned many years ago is that we should never assume, that at any given moment, the person we are speaking with or communicating with does not need a word of …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Schools' equity policy needed

Schools’ equity policy needed Re equity policy at DCSD — thank you for including the quotes representing opposition. Many of them are verbatim the standard responses from entitled white …

Letter to the editor: Conserve for Colorado's water use

Conserve for Colorado’s water future Meeting Colorado’s water needs in the face of climate change requires that we significantly reduce the use of water, rather than build more environmentally …

Letter to the editor: Support bill to protect land

Support bill to protect land The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act. As a mom, I was thrilled to see the news. Like so many Colorado …

Letter to the editor

‘Needs’ and ‘wants’ in LPS I read the article “LPS mulls closing some elementaries” with great interest. It reported that due to a “$60 million premium on bond sales, district officials …

Letter to the editor

Questions about equity policy Douglas County residents agree that all kids should thrive in school. To help accomplish this, we should foster respect and empathy and reject bias and racism. This is …
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