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 By Mark Hillman    Opinion

Afghanistan will haunt U.S.

CAPITOL REVIEW By Mark Hillman New presidents often find themselves tested early in their administration; their performance is revealing to allies and enemies alike. JFK's failed... — Updated 9/1/2021

 
 By Joseph Reagan    Opinion

More than ever, we need to live up to their legacy-Reflections on 20 years since 9/11

Over the past few days, I have had an opportunity to chat with several fellow veterans, service members, military family members, and Gold Star families. It is beyond the obvious... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Give our guns to Afghanistan women

Afghanistan has guns, but they are in the hands of the wrong people.  Television news reports have confirmed the Taliban has our helicopters, our tanks, our trucks, along with... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Have these money talks before sending your teen to college

National nonprofit credit counseling agency Take Charge America explains how parents can help college-bound students build a strong financial foundation For many teenagers, college... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

Afghanistan – God Help Them

Dr. Glenn Mollette  Many Americans did not want our military invading Afghanistan. We did not want our military to stay in Afghanistan. Many of us hoped our troops would leave... — Updated 8/18/2021

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion

Progressive Dems dare CO voters to hold them in check

Gov. Jared Polis and Progressive Democrat majorities at the State Capitol have spent the past three years ignoring clearly-expressed voices of Colorado voters on tax and economic... — Updated 8/11/2021

 

Financial suicide is not necessary

There is some risk to all of life. A friend and his wife had a house paid for and a substantial savings account. At the age of 65 he was retired and bored and bemoaned he had never... — Updated 8/4/2021

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion

Legislators targeted Colorado employers

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... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Don't give up your personal freedom

You may create instability and insecurity for your personal life if you put others in charge of your decisions.  The idea of a child or acquaintance "shouldering" your life's conce... — Updated 7/6/2021

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion

The True Meaning of Independence

As we observe the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence this Fourth of July, we should consider the unique form of government for which our Founding Fathers chose to risk... — Updated 6/29/2021

 
 By Dean Ridings    Opinion

Local newspapers need your help

Newspapers were hit hard during the pandemic, just like other businesses. Advertising revenue, which was already in decline, dropped significantly. While more readers turned to... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Invest in yourself

The best investment you can make is in yourself.  You can work, invest, save and accumulate wealth but what good is it if you ignore yourself? A friend of mine once said, "If I... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Let's reframe aging by changing our words

By Janine Vanderburg, Changing the Narrative As we emerge from the pandemic and acknowledge the ageism it exposed, it's time to stop and think: What can we do collectively to end... — Updated 6/16/2021

 

Dollar General seeks to reshape small towns

By Brian Depew, executive director, Center for Rural Affairs Dollar General has become a ubiquitous feature of America's small towns. The discount retailer is opening about 1,000... — Updated 6/16/2021

 

Graduation and your destination

Dr. Glenn Mollette  Families across America are celebrating high school and college graduations. American young adults are now faced with going to work or pursuing more education.... — Updated 6/1/2021

 

Work on memories for Mother's Day

Plan your telephone call to say hello to mom this Sunday. Better yet, if possible, make a visit with a card or even some flowers or maybe some brownies or a special treat. Moms... — Updated 5/4/2021

 

You have medical rights

Dr. Glenn Mollette You don't have to stay in the nursing home if you don't want to. If you can manage to get out and have a place to go, then it's your life. Even if you want to... — Updated 4/27/2021

 

Do your kids make you curse?   

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Kirk Dewayne Franklin is an American choir director, gospel musician, singer, songwriter and author. He is best known for leading urban contemporary gospel... — Updated 4/21/2021

 

Easter 2021 – America is ready for a Resurrection     

Dr. Glenn Mollette  The followers of Jesus believed in his resurrection because they saw him alive after he was dead.  They had a powerful testimony of firsthand evidence seen... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

March Madness – Would you like to coach?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Have you ever thought changing jobs? Have you ever aspired to be a college basketball coach? Now is a great time to get your resume together.  John... — Updated 3/16/2021

 

Will Joe Biden pay your student loan?

Dr. Glenn Mollette The average college debt among student loan borrowers in America is $32,731, according to the Federal Reserve. The majority of borrowers have between $25,000... — Updated 3/2/2021

 
 By Trent Ghoram    Opinion

Fountain grad works to overcome the stigmas of being a black prosecutor

When you ask most prosecutors why they chose this profession, the most common answer is the pursuit of justice. That reigns true for me as well, but being a black prosecutor means m... — Updated 2/23/2021

 
 By Joe Barela    Opinion

What unemployment insurance fraud may mean for Coloradans

Colorado, along with the rest of the nation, has recently been subjected to a wave of fraudulent Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims. The criminals filing these claims range from... — Updated 2/16/2021

 

SBA empowers Black entrepreneurs across Colorado

By Frances Padilla, SBA's Colorado District Director As we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Black History Month, it is fitting to acknowledge that small business owners are some... — Updated 2/9/2021

 

Be careful what you say

By Dawn Harnick I have thought a lot about what I am about to say, and I apologize in advance if my words get away from me. Over this past several weeks I have personally seen,... — Updated 2/9/2021

 

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