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Aging of American populace will have impact on economy

We are getting older. This is a fact of life and a world phenomenon. The question for the economy is whether this is a curse or an opportunity. Investors, homeowners and consumers will all be …
Quiet Desperation

Are you sitting down? Better yet, are you lying down surrounded by pillows?

I take the safety of my readers very seriously. Therefore, I’d like to express my deepest condolences in advance to anyone who reads one of my columns while drinking hot coffee, driving, being …
Quiet Desperation

Puppy love is in bloom as plants are upstaged

May flowers are on the dining room table. They don’t come from my garden. They come from a grocery store. I was diagnosed with a brown thumb. I once had house plants. Not a lot of them, but enough …
Winning Words

Good, better and best options and outcomes

Whenever I go into an ice cream shop, notice I didn’t say “if” I go into an ice cream shop, it’s when I go into an ice cream shop because anyone who knows me knows it is only a matter of …

Living and Aging Well: CareMaps help you visualize your community of care

The journey of caregiving presents physical, cognitive, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual and financial challenges. Thus, it’s beneficial to consider the potential twists and turns of the …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Vote for Laydon

Vote for Laydon I’m thrilled to vote for Abe Laydon in the Douglas County Republican primary in June. Ballots will be mailed on Monday, June 4. Here are some of the many reasons why Laydon is the …

Letter to the editor: Enough about teacher pay

Enough about teacher pay No, Douglas County property owners should not pay higher taxes for teachers. The recent article “Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid” written by the …

Learn about DCSD's budget needs

My family moved to Highlands Ranch 10 years ago because it was a family-oriented community with one of the best school districts in the nation. Little did we know Douglas County School District would …
opinion

Letter to the editor: In praise of tax deduction

In praise of tax deduction National Small Business Week was April 30-May 4. It represented an opportunity to celebrate small businesses that have succeeded in today’s competitive and fast-changing …

Letter to the editor: Not a good lesson

Not a good lesson Strike one. I am part of the wave of parents that voted for the teacher-friendly school board in Douglas County over the last two election cycles. My mom was the president of her …
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