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Column: One citizen at a time

Often, I write about the wide political differences in our country. Our lack of respect for those with whom we disagree politically seems to be a critical problem. President Lincoln warned that “if destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.”  more

Column: Novelty — moving into your creative zone

Last month I talked about Ambiguity, the fourth in my Five-Part series on our relationship with time, how we respond to it in the forms it takes in our lives. This month, let’s look at the final … more

Say goodbye to winter with a mix of indoor entertainment

While March is technically the beginning of spring, it isn’t until April that it really starts to feel like we’re transitioning from the cold weather to something more pleasant. April is the … more

Column: When giants fall, we need to listen

“God has cared for these trees …but he cannot save them from fools.” — John Muir more

Column: Climate scientists issue their latest, stern warning while farmers in Colorado’s Republican River Basin grapple with how to be sustainable

The International Panel on Climate Change has issued its latest report, warning of a dangerous temperature threshold that we’ll breach during the next decade if we fail to dramatically reduce emissions. more

Column: Skin care for spring and summer

Students and families in the Pikes Peak region are gearing up for spring break later this month. Whether it’s a sandy beach or the snowy slopes, there are several skin care tips to keep in mind. … more

Column: Adding value through relatable life experiences

Robin was one of the newest and youngest members of the team attending the training session. As the facilitator shared ideas, strategies and tactics for dealing with the various situations that the … more

Everybody hates Hamlet at Miners Alley

To be or not to be… bored by the ramblings of a certain prince of Denmark is a question one need not face when going to see the hilarious new entry in Miners Alley Playhouse’s season, “I Hate … more

Column: More housing options can help small businesses succeed and Colorado’s economy thrive

As housing prices and cost of rent continues to soar throughout Colorado, so does the strain on our small businesses. more

Column: Let’s tell the truth about those big, bad wolves

The return of wolves to the West has always been contentious, and the deaths last fall of more than 40 cattle really in western Colorado alarmed ranchers. But here’s the true story: Wolves did not kill those cattle found dead near Meeker. more

Column: Understanding the Long Bill

The fiscal year for Colorado state government begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year. more

Arvada Center takes audiences back to ‘Our Town’

There are some 20th century plays that are simply synonymous with the theater. And right at the top of that list is Thornton Wilder’s immortal story of small-town life and love, “Our Town.” … more

Column: Chronicle of an abandoned oil and gas well — one of millions

Even from a distance it’s clear that an oil and gas well called “State Senate #2” in New Mexico has seen better days. The pumpjack sits idle, tumbleweeds surround the once-moving parts and the earth smells of crude saturating the soil. more

Column: Phubbing is a social disease

Phubbing is a portmanteau, a word formed by combining elements of two different words, like smog or brunch. In this case, the words combined are phone and snubbing. more

Denver Jewish Film Festival adds new voices

There’s nothing wrong with taking a new approach to a beloved event — that’s how new perspectives and stories get added to familiar ones. In his second year as general manager of the JCC Mizel … more

Column: The true meaning of community

We have read that millions of Americans live from one payday to another with little or no savings to support them if they were to suffer job loss, divorce or a serious illness. But that can’t happen in Evergreen, right? more

Column: Colorado conflicted about cutting its water use

In Colorado, farmers had to enroll in a four-state program by March 1 if they wanted to get paid for fallowing their fields, perhaps the best option to plump up the Colorado River’s giant reservoirs, Mead and Powell. more

Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival celebrates AAPI stories

Proving the power of storytelling has been part of the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival since its inception and this year it is taking the time to celebrate all the voices that share their stories. more

Column: Soaring utility bills provoke questions about our energy future

Colorado has had a chilly winter compared to recent decades, but the larger question triggered by the rising utility bills is how the state’s 5.8 million residents will stay warm in coming decades. I see this story as being mostly about the future of natural gas. more

Column: Ambiguity - Facing the fear of uncertainty

We’re on a journey of understanding our relationship to time, and how we respond to it. Last month I talked about Permeability, the third in my five-part series.  more
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