Columnists
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Songs keep coming one day after another

Is your perception of time any different than it was a few months ago? For a while it seemed like I was having at least two birthdays every year. Now? Time has slowed down. Days are different. Weeks …
Tucker

Together we will help our children endure

As we embark upon online learning with our students and families, I want to thank the Douglas County community. These are uncharted waters for everyone. Like a ship captain without the traditional …
Norton
Winning Words

Minding our own business of the mind

“Mind your own business,” has probably never felt more literal than right now. With social distancing and sheltering in place orders, we are finding ourselves with a lot of time at home with our …
Jerry Healey

As always, we’re here for our communities

I am writing this column today from home. Like many of you, our office is closed. However, we are far from closed. All departments are operational remotely. Our reporters are covering your …

Dr. Peter Thompson

The gift of hardship and disappointment

In an attempt to put a positive spin on the current immensely negative COVID-19 disaster, I am reminded of the teachings of a famous existential psychiatrist, Viktor Frankl. Dr. Frankl experienced …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Trump deserves praise

Trump deserves praise President Trump has been at the forefront of an unprecedented response to the outbreak of COVID-19, leading the way to protect Coloradans. By taking effective actions, the …

Letter to the editor: A matter of common sense

A matter of common sense I am in full support of Director John Douglas of Tri-County Health. He has the facts and projections of COVID-19 and has nothing but the welfare of the people in mind. I do …

Letter to the editor: Poor move by politicians

Poor move by politicians As a Douglas County resident and retired medical technologist, I was appalled at the actions of our local elected officials in response to the stay-at-home order by the …

Letter to the editor: Leave it to the professionals

Leave it to the professionals I couldn’t believe it when I read that six of our state legislators admonished the Tri-County Health department for being proactive in reducing the spread of …

Letter to the editor: Embracing the challenge

Embracing the challenge School is back in session. Parents, teachers and students usually just return to their normal school and life routines.This year, though, is different. The coming weeks offer …
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