Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A numeral, a letter, and unsure what's better

What's 5G? What happened to 4G? Is 5G better than 4G? Is 6G next? Will the commercials for 6G be better than the commercials for 5G? The commercials for 5G give me a headache. Especially the ones …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Welcome to Denver — weather permitting

Phoenix, 96, and plenty of sun. Miami, 85, and partly cloudy. Denver, 42, with periods of rain mixed with snow and snow mixed with rain. Newcomers to Colorado want to know, “What’s going on?” …

Friendly Colorado? We’ve got to stop harming each other

Not sure if everyone has noticed, but our Colorado community is suffering right now. I don’t mean from the once-again increasing casualties of COVID-19 or the not-quick-enough economic recovery. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Some words are great, and others just grate

So,” “listen,” “to be honest,” “at the end of the day,” “it is what it is,” “like,” “literally,” “right?” An April column invited readers to nominate words and phrases …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Bigger, better, faster, higher, smarter

Society thrives on one-upmanship. In everything we do, whether we realize it or not, we set a bar. And as we set the bar, more often than not, we try and improve upon whatever it is we are doing. …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years …

Letter to the editor: Still waiting for more

Still waiting for more As I read the May 20th Castle Rock News-Press article titled, “As counties lift restrictions, virus not done taking toll,” I have to say, I was left with disappointment and …

Letter to the editor: End loopholes for ultra-rich

End loopholes for ultra-rich No matter what we look like, where we come from, or how we make a living, most of us do our best to care for our families and communities. But today a handful of …

Letter to the editor: Scenario was scare mongering

Scenario was scare mongering This is in response to the author of the “Super Dad” letter. Please stay in your basement with a mask, goggles, face shield, binky and blanket. No one, you or the …

Letter to the editor: County leadership disappointing

County leadership disappointing The recent actions of the Douglas County commissioners as reported in the Highlands Ranch Herald are an affront to the citizens of the county. Who believes that a …
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