I have always been an avid reader.
My childhood is filled with memories of my nose in a book – historical and science fiction mostly, though I have broadened my reading horizons as I have gotten older.
Oliver Stone has a new movie, “Nuclear Now,” that made its Colorado debut in Boulder on May 1. In it, Stone argues that the grave risks posed by climate change require we embrace nuclear energy.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this annual observance hits close to home for me, as a former single parent resident of Warren Village.
Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.
Editor’s note: “Paperboy” is a selection from Jerry Fabyanic’s forthcoming memoir, “Uphill into the Wind: Seizing the Day and Finding Meaning in the Ordinary.” The work will be in essay and short story format, the topics of which drawn from Jerry’s life experiences.
Everybody has an outfit or two they love but don’t have the occasion or courage to pull out of the closest. Celebrating style like that — and providing an opportunity to bust out these gems — …
Letters to the Editor
Evergreen Metro District is changing its billing cycle for some, if not all, of its customers to get all on the same cycle. But, the way they are doing it is dishonest, even though their lawyers purportedly say that it is OK.
Jeffco’s new Site-Based Budgeting for schools will negatively impact mountain area schools We want to bring attention to budgeting changes in Jefferson County Public Schools that are going to …
The special district election on May 2 has both consequences and benefits for our community.
Every tax year I receive a few calls from taxpayers asking the County Treasurer to lower or waive their property taxes for various reasons. The County Treasurer’s Office does not have the legal authority to lower property taxes or waive property taxes per state law.
I was extremely pleased to read Allen Best’s “Dismantling the wall to wildlife in Colorado.”
Happy New Year! As you know, property taxes fund critical services from Special Districts such as our Jefferson County school district, fire departments, public works, water, sewer, city services, public safety, etc.