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 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    July 28, 2021 

Under the Wire

You can take the boy out of the country but ... you can’t teach him how to drive in the big city. It seemed like a simple task. All I had to do was attend a meeting in lower downtown Denver. LoDo,...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    July 28, 2021 

Fearless Faith

In recent conversation with a sibling, we both paused to admire the full moon as it rose in a glory of deep orange bordering on red. A true harvest moon. It was worth it to pause our dialog and...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    July 21, 2021

Under the Wire

Many years ago I remember reading a story where the writer had asked several people, from various walks of life, what they thought was the greatest invention of all time. Answers were electricity,...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    July 21, 2021

Fearless Faith

What disservice we place at the feet of others when we lament the passage of time and its dilatory effects on us. Our lack of understanding allows ageism — the disparate treatment or prejudice again...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Fearless Faith

On a scale of one to 10 Every year, we keep running statistics on the consumption of certain summer foods, in particular, watermelons, cantaloupes, and, believe it or not, rhubarb custard pie. How...

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Capital Review

Legislators targeted Colorado employers for more lawsuits When the Colorado General Assembly adjourned on June 8, small-business owners and job creators breathed a collective sigh of relief. After suffering through COVID-related restrictions and...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Under the Wire

Years ago, when men began constructing buildings too tall for the average person to walk the stairs to the top floor, someone invented the elevator. As a small boy, my parents occasionally took my...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Fearless Faith

It was a box that could only have come from a shop overflowing with decades of “I may need that someday.” It’s not a bad mindset to have if we are going to learn to caretake our only planet a...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Under the Wire

If I could find my “Under The Wire” column written exactly one year ago, it is a pretty sure thing there was a reference to our part of the country being very dry. We were ankle deep in dust with...

 
 By Gary Cutler    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Trooper Tips

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” is a proverb that simply means trying to do what someone else does or think like someone else thinks is a compliment to that person. Well, parents you should feel flattered, because your kids spend a...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    June 30, 2021

Under the Wire

You can take the boy out of the country but ... you can’t teach him how to drive in the big city. It seemed like a simple task. All I had to do was attend a meeting in lower downtown Denver. LoDo, t...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    June 30, 2021

Fearless Faith

Dogs and trucks were made for each other. Some dogs ride in them, others want to chase them. Whatever joy is derived on behalf of the dog, however, is genuine and without artifice. When they ride,...

 

Son Up to Son Down

Wheat harvest is rapidly approaching and I often get sentimental this time of year. There’s something magical about it. The sights, the sounds, the smells, the rush of adrenaline when equipment...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    June 30, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

The final champions of the 2020-21 athletic year were crowned over the last week and a lot of hardware made its way back to the area. While not everyone could emerge victorious, a lifetime of...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Fearless Faith

It is that time of year when certain invasive weeds betray themselves upon blooming. One such species is the nodding thistle, or musk thistle. A combination of rain and warmer weather has encouraged t...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Under the Wire

Things have a wonderful way of working out sometimes. Call it fate, predestination or just plain luck. There are times if you sat down and wrote out the best possible outcome for a situation, you...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

State championships in many sports will be earned this week, as the 2020-21 campaign comes to a close. Eight of the sports that were part of Season D wrap things up, including girls golf, baseball...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    June 16, 2021

Under the Wire

Like most of you, over the years I have worked at a variety of jobs. At an early age I worked as a carpenter’s clean up boy, moved up (or down) to irrigating for a farmer, then found what I thought...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    June 16, 2021

Fearless Faith

The longest days of summer are nearly here emphasizing the movement of the seasons as well as the beauty of their timing. Early mornings or late evenings are a delight to get caught up in the colors...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    June 16, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

Just two weeks remain in CHSAA's Season D and the pressure is rising along with the temperatures. With triple digits in the forecast, athletes will not only have to beat the competition, but also the...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Under the Wire

Today’s column is written for male readers only. Sorry ladies. Today you’ll just have to flip the pages to the classifieds or somewhere else. The subject matter I intend to deal with in the next...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Fearless Faith

Seemingly overnight our irises are back in full force after being shredded a year ago by storms. It’s a reminder of the resilience of nature and God’s divine touch on creation. It’s not only...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

Less than three weeks remain in the 2020-2021 athletic year and the champions of Season D will start being crowned this weekend. Girls tennis leads the parade, as the State tournament gets underway...

 
 By Todd Ballard    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Extension Spotlight

Our area received above average rainfall in May which changed a once parched wheat crop into one with great potential. According to the Colorado Mesonet, May rainfall in our area ranged from 2.2 inches at the Burlington south weather station to 4.4...

 
 By Lynn Seger    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Strokes from Other Pens

Letter to the Editor, My letter addresses several different angles about Memorial Day. I was a little disappointed that there wasn’t a service for the day this year. But this statement comes with some reservations. Our local Veterans have provided...

 

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