Columnists

Envisioning a goal is often step one

I believe I’ve mentioned before that my son, now age 12, spends a lot of time watching YouTube videos. And many of them are of the useless, brainless entertainment variety. And that’s okay — …
Norton
Winning Words

Understanding the simple truth of success

Why do we struggle with achieving success when there really is no secret to success? Is it because we have overcomplicated the thought or definition of success? Or is it because we really just …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Battling at backgammon — that’s just how we roll

It is one man against one woman, without handicap or charity or concession. There is strategy and there is luck. There is grit and there is determination. Words are said in the heat of competition …

Systems sans sense

So, the wife and I were having an argu… a discussion the other night. You know how that goes — starts out as a philosophic discussion, then somebody misunderstands something, then, suddenly, …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Knowing when it’s time for a change

Have you ever felt the need to change something in your life? My guess would be yes, we all have at some point. And the anguish and torment we struggle with while we go through the thought process …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Not transparent on Glass

On March 7 the Jeffco School Board met and once again violated their obligation to transparency. The agenda contained an extension to Superintendent Glass’s contract. The contract had not been …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Legislative shell game

Why would any Coloradan want to be bound by the votes of Chicago? Why is it a fraud, and no less a felony, to rig a voting machine to flip a percentage of the votes from one candidate to favor …

Letter to the editor: Be informed and improve education

I appreciate the local news and information I get with my Transcript. I also learn from city and county meetings. Things like citizen’s academies are exceptional. I say the same for Jefferson …

Letter to the editor: Against change to presidential voting

I write this in opposition to SB-42 which unbelievably cancels Colorado’s presidential election results if the state’s results are different than the national results. How can anyone who is …

Letter to the editor: Lead on environment

I’m a health enthusiast, for both human health and the environment. In my opinion, the two are inextricably linked. I’m concerned because the most recent professional health advice from …
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