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Coming Attractions

Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Safeguarding others is the leashed you can do

Large dark dog, running unleashed through front yards, zoomed to the greenbelt trail and out of sight. Way behind, dog’s owner lopes along. Small child on her first bicycle encounters the dog, is …
Norton
Winning Words

Oriented toward action and focused on results

Proactive or reactive. I did or did not. I can or cannot. I will or will not. When we look at those statements quickly, which words resonate with us personally? What I typically see is that people …
Coming Attractions

Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:" Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid

Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 8 piece (“What is `Uplands Community Collective’ and what can it do?”), I take issue with Handlin and Kornacki’s vision. …

Letter to the Editor: Mason a leader with integrity

Brian Mason a leader with intergrity I’ve known Brian for 30 years. What was true then, remains true today; Brian is committed to serving his community, works hard for causes he believes in and …

Letter to the Editor: Gardner unfathomable

Gardner unfathomable Cory Gardner said in May it would be “unfathomable” for the Senate to refuse to take action on coronavirus relief passed by the House. Now, Mitch McConnell says Senate …

McCormack for DA

McCormack for DA As a former District attorney for the 17th Judicial District, Adams and Broomfield Counties, I am supporting Republican Tim McCormack for DA, even though I was elected three times as …

Letter to the Editor: We need to protect our air

We need to protect our air This summer and fall have we have seen day after day of warnings that the air we breathe is unhealthy, mostly due to the wild fires here in Colorado and other western …
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