Columnists
Andrea Doray

(Life) lessons that I try to live by

Life Lesson #343: Always open the yogurt carton away from you. Life Lesson #122: If you get dressed before you brush your teeth, you will get little white spots all over your clothes. These are a …
Norton
Winning Words

Finding the value in our values

If you have never taken the time to identify or define what your values are, or what your belief system is, don’t sweat it because you are not alone. As a matter of fact, most people just assume …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Show me the gore, I’ll show you the door

For unknown reasons, I have never wanted to enter the rhythm of a Black Sabbath concert, or walk down the mall with fake blood on my face, or a fake severed head under my arm. Maybe you can tell me …
Our View

Proposition DD is a good bet for Colorado

Proposition DD, the legalization and taxation of sports betting in Colorado, is the result of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that repealed the federal government ban on sports gambling. Since then, …

John Temple, former editor of the Rocky Mountain News.
Guest editorial

Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Supporting CC

This November we all have a chance to start fixing our roads and funding our schools by voting yes on Prop CC. If passed, Prop CC would let the state keep excess tax revenue in the good years …

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 1A and Prop 66

I’m urging a no vote for both Jeffco 1A and Prop 66. On 1A and 66 we are literally writing the county and state a blank check to go over budget and not be accountable. The county tells us that …

Letter to the editor: JJ Trout my choice

JJ Trout will serve Golden well as District 1 City Councilor. I respect my former colleagues on the Golden Good Government League (GGGL) who interviewed all the candidates, deliberated, and …

Letter to the editor: 1A doesn’t decrease crime

Proponents of Jefferson County’s Proposition 1A argue a small tax increase will stem the supposed wave of rising crime and maintain public safety. Citing vague statistics along with the “keep …

Letter to the editor: Not so easy to erase debt

And just how might the local realtor, who writes a weekly ‘infomercial’ for his agency in several local newspapers or inserts, propose to pay for his proposal (9/19) to cancel all college student …
Our Papers

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