Columnists

Watching big money at play as we approach election day

Ah, the silly season. It’s so much fun. Well, not if you get worked up about it, of course. Then you’ll start to feel like Bill Murray in “Ghostbusters” when he proclaimed “I’ve been …
Doray
alchemy

On birthdays, the Holocaust and Eva Levine

As I celebrate my birthday this week, my thoughts turn instead to Eva Levine. I commemorate Eva’s birthday – July 6, 1916 – as I do every year, by reflecting on the Holocaust; however, because …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …

Preserving both safety and liberty

I grew up in Monte Vista, a small town in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. In my memory, there were two stoplights, although there may be more now. I remember once when my mother was stopped …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. George Brauchler will …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Fixed income in favor of 6E

I’m a Senior Citizen on a fixed income and I am encouraging everyone I know to vote yes on 6E. First of all, the fire department’s proposal is not a residential property tax increase. As …
opinion

Letter to the editor: In support of fire measure

I’m voting yes on the Arvada Fire Department ballot issue because it is not a homeowner’s tax increase. All the fire department is asking for is for us to continue to pay the same amount of …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Supporting Net Neutrality

Because of the recent federal ruling to remove net neutrality protections, we may soon see “throttling” or slowing down of selected applications like Netflix or Facebook. ISPs may start …

opinion

Letter to the editor: More of Gwyn Green’s accomplishments

When the Governor proposed completing the Denver Beltway from C-470 in Golden to the end of the NW Parkway, Gwyn became the main voice in opposition. She frequently reminded everyone that the …
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