Christine Riedlin, a Vertical Skills Academy teacher, gives a seminar on what it’s like to be dyslexic.

Walking in someone else's shoes: Evergreen school hosts seminar on what it's like to be dyslexic

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.
Allen Best

Column: Will nuclear energy arrive on time and at cost?

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.
Jada Galassini

Column: Mental health is just as important as physical health

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

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. 

Column: Paperboy

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. 
Letters to the Editor

Letter: EMD billing dishonestly

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.

Letter: Jeffco’s new Site-Based Budgeting for schools will negatively impact mountain area schools

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 …

Letter: The May 2 election is crucial

The special district election on May 2 has both consequences and benefits for our community.

From the Jefferson County Treasurer

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.

Letter: The issues of wildlife-vehicle collisions

I was extremely pleased to read Allen Best’s “Dismantling the wall to wildlife in Colorado.”
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