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Today's Opinions

  • Political ads dwelled on the negative

    If you’ve seen the political advertising that has now mercifully ended with the culmination of this year’s election cycle, you could easily be left with the belief that anyone who runs for political office in Colorado is an immoral opportunist seeking to destroy life as we know it.

  • How to nail down a presence

    A few things have broken down lately in my aging body. Split fingernails led me to my first real manicurist, Shannon Hoffman. No mere nail technician, Shannon is a miracle worker who has rescued my hands from tape and glue with her sensitive and individualized approach to nail care.
    What did I know? I’d had the obligatory manicure for a few family functions and a couple of mass-produced pedicures during sandal season.

  • Our Readers Write

    Killing elk with arrow on golf course was inhumane, unnecessary
    Editor:
    While the human population can apparently shove its way around the planet with impunity for any purpose, including golfing, elk that dare to tread on the golf course are not allowed to conduct their lives without threat of being shot.

  • Brits show the way on spending

    Last week, a coalition government in the United Kingdom made its long-anticipated announcement about $128 billion in government spending cuts. It’s aggressive and audacious — and certainly more ambitious than anything being done on this side of the pond.

  • The sun does shine on EPRD

    By the Evergreen Park and Rec District Board

  • Our Readers Write

    School board policy goes the wrong direction
    Editor:
    The news story that informed us concerning the “muzzling” of school board members is interesting but not in the least surprising. In a time when “open and honest” are buzzwords that are constantly thrown about, the Jefferson County School District has gone the other direction.

  • Casting about for a meaningful message

    A foundry is an alchemical studio where metal is melted and art is created. Long ago, an opportunity presented itself to assist in pourings for sculptor Raphael Martini. My friends and I were eager to participate. The process was hot, heavy and riveting. When an Evergreen neighbor started building a sculpture studio in his backyard, I was intrigued.

  • Hey, EPRD: Let the sunshine in