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Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Safeguarding others is the leashed you can do

Large dark dog, running unleashed through front yards, zoomed to the greenbelt trail and out of sight. Way behind, dog’s owner lopes along. Small child on her first bicycle encounters the dog, is …
Norton
Winning Words

Oriented toward action and focused on results

Proactive or reactive. I did or did not. I can or cannot. I will or will not. When we look at those statements quickly, which words resonate with us personally? What I typically see is that people …
Coming Attractions

Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
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Letter to the editor: Divided we Listen

  If we all got the same information, and it was presented factually, our country would be much more united. But currently many people (group 1) get a restricted version of news, and opinion …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on Prop 115

A political commercial encouraging a no vote on Prop. 115 features a middle aged couple stating how happy they were to abort their baby who they had been told would be born with a defect causing pain …

Letter to the editor: So little has changed

  In and age where finally, the nation is pushing racial equality, why am I seeing very little change? I viewed the most recent newspaper edition, and this is what I saw or haven’t …

Letter to the editor: Why didn’t they care?

  After reading Tom Coyne’s invective (10/8) re Jeffco Schools’ education debacle, departed Supt. Glass’s failings, and the derelictions of his (bloated) management team, …

Letter to the editor: Good pathway etiquette

  I am a 77 year old woman who lives in Arvada. I love to walk on the various paths in Arvada but recently have become very cautious about walking on them. I understand the paths are for …
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