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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


Can you survive financially?

Dr. Glenn Mollette Americans are no strangers to hard economic times. Poverty still exists. Millions struggle with financial despair. The answers are not always easy but there are p... — Updated 2/2/2021


Biden '21 should look to Biden '80 for inspiration

By Kevin Walters President Joe Biden has promised to govern as a president for all Americans, not just those who voted for him. Some pundits dismiss Biden's bipartisanship as naïve... — Updated 2/2/2021


Twitter decision to block Focus on the Family's 'The Daily Citizen' an affront to free speech

The Truth & Liberty Coalition is appalled by the decision by Twitter to censor Focus on the Family's The Daily Citizen due to an alleged rules violation.... — Updated 2/2/2021


Welcome hard-working, legal immigrants

Americans can expect more immigrants to enter our country in the months and years ahead. Most Americans aren't opposed to more citizens. Many of us are not favorable to undocumented... — Updated 1/26/2021

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Domestic terrorism hits too close to home

Last week on Monday, Jan. 4, I heard a news story on KKTV News 5 that the Midway Substation was the intended target of a domestic terrorist attack. This was extremely alarming to me... — Updated 1/12/2021


Thanks for the memories

Editor's Note: The following statement was released by the office of Dan May, the outgoing district attorney for the Fourth Judicial District, after four decades in the profession.... — Updated 1/5/2021

 By Brynt Parmeter    Opinion

Walmart shares plans to support veterans and military spouses 

Walmart has a rich history of supporting our veterans over the years, starting with our first veteran, founder Sam Walton. Earlier this year, we announced that we had achieved our... — Updated 1/5/2021


Studying the COVID math

We are very fortunate in rural Colorado to have young people who have been raised to use common sense, to be honest and to tell it like it is. Two of our high school students in NE... — Updated 12/15/2020


Making sure carriers get their tips

I have had the privilege of working here at the Fountain Valley News for seven months, and in that time I have had many wonderful conversations with our subscribers. One of my many... — Updated 12/8/2020


Special session: Polis agenda

Despite Colorado's desperate need of economic relief during this pandemic, the state legislature did not convene for the promised "special session" through the spring, summer, or... — Updated 12/8/2020


Thanksgiving government overreach

My Sunday morning was a picture-perfect day on the Colorado Plains: warm sun, hot coffee, and my beautiful wife, Vonnie. Imagine my concern when the shocking tones of an emergency... — Updated 11/25/2020


One of 300 defending 300 million

Every morning I sit in my office preparing for another day of meetings, briefings, endless taskers, and a multitude of emails that never stop arriving. Just over a month ago, my off... — Updated 11/17/2020


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