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Norton
Winning Words

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Stolid, solid, dearly missed — happy birthday, Dad

My father was born 100 years ago today as I write this. There hasn’t been a day since he died in 2008 that I haven’t thought about him, and more this day than usual simply because of the …
Norton
Winning Words

Successful employers employ successful entrepreneurs

An employed entrepreneur? How can that be? I mean, we are either employed or we are an entrepreneur, right? The answer is yes. This is because most successful entrepreneurs will share that even …
Norton
Winning Words

Doing less on our way to success

Happy new year! Over the years, especially at the new year, I have found myself focusing on the things I want to start doing in the coming year that will help me achieve success when it comes to the …

Coming Attractions

Start a new decade loud, quiet or with a roar

With the metro area's cultural scene booming, New Year's Eve offers a way to ring in 2020 for everyone. I've selected five options, ranging from small and intimate to big and brash, which will allow …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Colorado needs solution to education funding

As of this past September, Colorado currently leads the nation in four-day school weeks with over 61% of school districts having recently made this switch. Is this because we are the trendsetting, …

Letter to the editor: Election questions

Election questions I can’t understand why the Aurora mayoral election took so long to conclude. Your article in the Independent contained a paragraph that said, “We have the machine’s tolerance …

Letter to the editor: SSPR needs your support

SSPR needs your support As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage a yes vote on 7A. The language in the “against” section in the blue book disparages 7A with non-factual …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 7A

Vote yes on 7A As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage you to vote yes on 7A. In addition to maintaining the parks, trails and facilities for our 155,000 residents in three …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 1A

Vote yes on 1A The current members of the Board of Arapahoe County Commissioners are to be commended for their research, evaluation and unanimous (bipartisan) support of the ballot measure that will …
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