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 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    April 21, 2021 

Under the Wire

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” A guy named Edward Bulwer-Lytton said back in 1839. One hundred and seventy-four years later, I have found a way to rewrite his thought to describe my own...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 21, 2021 

Fearless Faith

Finding good help these days can be difficult. Not the domestic notion kind of help that is cast deep in fiction and culture, but the good friend help where one person stands by and with you when...

 
 By Audree Edwards    Opinion    April 21, 2021 

Son Up to Son Down

Two is somehow my most and least favorite. It’s a stage that comes with so much fun and new found independence, but also with a formidable dose of tantrums and tears. There’s not a button that...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    April 21, 2021 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The first set of state championships in Season C will be awarded this weekend, as gymnasts from around the State will converge upon Thornton High School. Class 5A will compete on Thursday and...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    April 14, 2021

Under the Wire

She was willing and available. She was my best friend’s wife, but I needed her. Heck, at that point, I needed anybody! We were going to pour cement for a new pasture stock tank and help wasn’t...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 14, 2021

Fearless Faith

The office desk I use isn’t exactly modern art. It stems from the 40s or 50s, a hand-me-down that has served well but will never win a beauty contest. It was made during the era of everything...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Gymnastics has reached its regional weekend and a couple area competitors wrapped up their regular season on high notes. In a meet at Rocky Mountain, Lone Star's Alivia Weathers took home first place...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    April 7, 2021

Under the Wire

Every cowman who has ever calved out a bunch of cows knows the stages an old mama cow goes through leading up to the big day. Signs begin early with “looking calvy” to “springing up," “making...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 7, 2021

Fearless Faith

A debate continues to unfold between Christian evangelicals and other Christian adherents over what the phrase “children of God” represents. For some, a focused reading of scripture confers the...

 
 By Todd Ballard    Opinion    April 7, 2021

Extension Spotlight

Topdressing nitrogen on wheat allows for improved nitrogen use efficiency over a single nitrogen application at the beginning of the season. Last year’s drought left wheat with a slow start and the question of whether germination occurred in time...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    April 7, 2021

Colorado Preps Weekly

Season C is rolling along, with half of the regular slate already in the rear-view mirror. Some of the biggest news from the past week involved CHSAA's announcement of a venue for the State...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 31, 2021

Under the Wire

There is an old saying, “You can take the boy out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the boy.” Well, a recent experience I just barely lived through has proven those words to b...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 31, 2021

Fearless Faith

For many who claim Christianity as their own, unfettered joy is one description discoverable in Palm Sunday liturgies and writings. The entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, on a donkey of all things, was ca...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

With the completion of the Spirit state championships last weekend, CHSAA's Season B has officially ended. That allows the focus to be shifted to Season C, which is already nearing its midpoint....

 

Extension Spotlight

Grow & Give is returning this growing season. Colorado State University launched Grow & Give in 2020 as a “modern victory garden project” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Together with 600 volunteers we provided over 20 tons of fresh, local...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 24, 2021

Under the Wire

I hardly ever watch baseball on TV but like millions of people around the world I plan to watch the World Series whenever it rolls around. I hardly know enough about the games to comment on them. They...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 24, 2021

Fearless Faith

The difference between light and dark can be tricky when it comes to religion. For many, shadow and nuance are integral to our understandings of faith, life, and love. If it were easy, there would be...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

CHSAA's Season B officially comes to a close this week, as Spirit wraps up the slate of championships. Ten champions were crowned over the past weekend in basketball, and Class 3A girls finally got...

 
 By Gary Cutler    Opinion    March 24, 2021

Trooper Tips

Ask a Trooper about how to drive safer on the roadway and you better take seat because it could be a while before the Trooper finishes. I have plenty to say about driving, the hardest part is picking a single topic among the myriad number of laws to...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Under the Wire

“Hello. You have reached the offices of Never There Dot Com. If you wish to order our service, once we decide what it will be, push one. If you want to know the status of a previous order press...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Fearless Faith

Sometimes it is nice to set aside guilt and allow someone else or some other circumstances to dictate a course of action. When a trip home from northern Utah was negatively impacted with unprecedented...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

History was made last weekend, as CHSAA officially crowned its first set of sanctioned champions in girls wrestling. Three young ladies from the area were slated to be part of the State meet,...

 

Extension Column

There are both perennial and annual vines that can hide your fence or add to the fence in your landscape. There are some choices that are stunning but not drought tolerant. If you are looking for something pleasing along the fence line Black Eyed Sus...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 10, 2021

Under the Wire

Some folks have observed I write about cowboy type people and places. Out of respect for those whom that might offend, today I’m writing about an honest-to-goodness sailor and his adventures with...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 10, 2021

Fearless Faith

It was 1992 during an environmental law lecture for graduate students that a first occurred for the instructor and the majority of students present. A bag phone ringer went off in the middle of the...

 

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