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Norton
Winning Words

Domination through disruption opens huge opportunities

When we look at some of the most recent and incredible success stories in business, sports, and artistic performance we are seeing a bit of a trend, aren’t we? What we are seeing are companies, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was …
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, …

A look back at such a loathsome year

Well. Thank God that’s over. No, not the holiday season. I love the Holiday season. I would be quite happy if we could find a way to extend the celebration another few weeks. My credit cards, not …

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 …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Fortunate students

I feel that the kids who have Michael Alcorn as their teacher are very fortunate.  He has a very logical head on his shoulders and is really thoughtful.  My husband, Dan, and I enjoy …

Letter to the editor: To our senators

We are calling on you to to honor your oath of office, defend the Constitution, and serve the United States. I say the evidence for impeachment is clear. To allow a President to flagrantly abuse …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Anti-death penalty

It is time to end the death penalty in Colorado. It is expensive, unfairly applied, and unnecessary for plea bargaining. As a librarian within the criminal justice system, I have come to know several …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Murder in our name

Is it a tragedy or downright evil, that Iranian General Soleimani was murdered by the US shortly after arriving in Baghdad on a commercial flight, bearing his Government’s response to a Saudi …

Letter to the edtor: Bury the death penalty

  My college boyfriend was murdered in 1979. That same year, my manager at the bookstore I worked at was murdered. More than a decade later, a client I represented in a divorce proceeding was …
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