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Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life … more

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was. more

Opinion: Decaffeinate and de-escalate

On any given day I will usually have one or two cups of coffee in the morning. On those days where I have three or four, I feel a very palpable difference … I am wired. more

Opinion: Rounding third base as fourth quarter nears

The fourth quarter of the year begins soon. Investors are still on the edge of their seats concerned about potential tax law changes and any Federal Reserve policy that might spook the financial … more

Man vs Bear: Who Will Win the 20,000 Calorie Challenge?

Ask Will Tennyson how to arrive at 20,000 calories and this is what he would tell you: Breakfast: one dozen doughnuts, 2 McDonald McGriddles, 2 hash browns and 2 breakfast burritos. Lunch: one jumbo … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Opinion: A Colorado mom-and-pop business inches closer to red ink

The new priorities of the United States Postal Service will be the end of our mom-and-pop business. more

Opinion: The elegant solution is thinking before speaking

There is a time and place for pithy remarks, sarcasm, and even bad jokes. OK, well maybe there is never a good time for bad jokes, but pithy remarks and sarcasm, absolutely. more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Critiquing this killjoy column

“What we have here ... is a failure … to communicate.” Sometimes it feels like that is our entire existence. And never more so than in the last 18 months. But, from personal experience, let me … more

Opinion: Rules and roles in an ever-changing game

If the game itself isn't changing, the rules often do. Sometimes, any change to the rules could make the game harder to play and challenging to follow. We see penalties assessed and wonder why. more

Oppose surprise medical billing

The past year has shown that our health care system needs serious reform. It’s no secret that for many Americans, the cost of health care is unaffordable. Shady practices like surprise billing make … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Opinion: Achieving success starts with defining success

The children laughed at one another as each took a turn playing the game. With each passing turn, the children laughed harder, cheering on their friends. more

Opinion: I’m mad and it feels so good

Doesn’t it just drive you crazy when someone tells you to “calm down” or “just be positive”? Right when you have that deep frustration or anger inside of you bubbling up and someone tries … more

Being present can be a present

As most of us are in similar situations, I was stunned and saddened by the recent loss of a long-time friend to cancer. We met as children, and were actually engaged in kindergarten … though, for … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Opinion: Watch marketplace to invest appropriately

Summer is coming to an end. The kids are going back to school, and we feel the year slipping away. We are well into the third quarter, and many investors are amazed at how resilient the stock market … more
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