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Today's Opinions

  • Recall shows need for informed public

    Your ballot for the Evergreen Fire Protection District recall election should have arrived in the mail by this time. I am voting to retain all four current members of the board. I encourage you to do the same.

  • Our Readers Write

    ‘No-recall’ fliers misrepresent intentions of the recall candidates
    Editor:
    By the time the community reads this, mail-in ballots for the fire board recall election should have arrived and, if not, in the next day or two.

  • EFPD recall would endanger Evergreen
  • How did we get here? Reasons for recall

    By the time you read this, you’ll probably have received your mail-in ballot for the EFPD board recall election. You have heard and read a lot about each side’s positions and arguments. So let’s focus on a different question: How did we get here?

  • Our Readers Write

    Thanks for help with fund-raiser
    Editor:
    The ladies of the Colorado Foothills Chapter of the National Charity League sincerely thank Diane and Alan Florschuetz, owners of the Muddy Buck, for hosting our first Evergreen’s Got Talent, which raised money for Operation Homefront.
    Thanks also to Mike Ulery, owner of Quality Pest Control, who volunteered his time as sound technician for a very busy and fun evening. The night was a great success, thanks to everyone who donated their time, talent and hard-earned money to support this important cause.
    Colorado Foothills Chapter,

  • Memories still scorch a year later

    A fellow editor recently referred to me as an “excrement magnet”— and those of you familiar with editors know that this phrase has been modified for a family-friendly publication. I have found myself at ground zero for stories ranging from the JonBenet Ramsey slaying to the school shootings at Columbine and Platte Canyon high schools and Deer Creek Middle School.

  • Memories still scorch a year later

    A fellow editor recently referred to me as an “excrement magnet”— and those of you familiar with editors know that this phrase has been modified for a family-friendly publication. I have found myself at ground zero for stories ranging from the JonBenet Ramsey slaying to the school shootings at Columbine and Platte Canyon high schools and Deer Creek Middle School.

  • Admiring the wisdom of our Founding Fathers

    Recently I was entertained by the Evergreen Chorale’s production of “1776.” I’m a regular at their productions, but this may be their best ever. Gary Muse’s portrayal of Ben Franklin was so good, I was sure Dr. Franklin was actually in the house.
    The show was all about the goings-on of the Continental Congress, which convened in May 1776. Of course, we all know what transpired there in Philadelphia, but we may not remember some of the details.