Elbert County families get holiday meals

Volunteers are preparing to distribute Christmas food boxes to struggling Elbert County residents. “This is a program Elizabeth American Legion Post 82 has been doing since 1925,” said John …
Q&A with Rick Pettitt, incoming commissioner
Tell us a little bit about yourself. I've lived in Elbert County since moving here in 1983, after first experiencing Colorado while I attended the Air Force Academy in 1970. After graduating in 1974 …

Elizabeth girls get win at tourney

Elizabeth girls won one of the three games they played at the Jeffco Jungle Jam Basketball Tournament on Dec. 5-8. The first two games were played at Littleton High School and the final game was …

Kiowa firefighters call for volunteers

The recent Camp Fire that devastated much of California, including the entire town of Paradise, has thrust firefighters and first responders into the spotlight, and the Kiowa Fire Protection District …

Young voices carry a powerful message

In this week’s special report called “Hear My Voice,” 15 young people from around the Denver metro area share their stories, their passions, their hopes for the future. They range in age from …

Christmas cantata set for Dec. 23

The Elizabeth Presbyterian Church choirs will join their voices as they present a Christmas cantata Dec. 23. The cantata will be sung at both the morning and evening services at the church located at …
The Depot Art Gallery displays ceramics, paintings, fused glass and other original arts and fine crafts at the Holiday Art and Gift Market, through December.

Depot Art Gallery holiday market offers perfect gifts

There’s a festive wreath on the door at the Depot Art Gallery at 2069 W. Powers Ave. in downtown Littleton (just north of Buck Recreation Center) welcoming visitors/shoppers to the bright red …
Sonya Ellingboe
Sonya's Sampler

Ute culture in the spotlight at History Colorado

Now open: “Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History,” in development for more than four years, is open at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. It tells a story in artifacts, visual, …
Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will," playing at Benchmark Theatre.
Coming Attractions

Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But …
Voices
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Why expanded fiduciary is important

It seems the famous “fiduciary rule” has lost steam and is no longer headline news due to delays and lack of support in general. Yet we see situations every day where clients were not ethically …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

The only thing better than a good book is a great book

One of my conversation starters and favorite questions to ask someone is, “What are you reading these days?” Some people are very quick with their response as they know exactly what they are …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

It’s a meat-and-potatoes issue, and skip the meat

Jennifer has Siri on her cellphone. I have neither. I asked her, “What’s Siri?” When she told me, I just looked at her. I said, “Ask Siri how many games Warren Spahn won.” A woman’s …

Editorial cartoon for December 13

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Earning loyalty and trust, building commitment and love

Loyalty is earned when trust is present. Zig Ziglar always said, “Trust is a transference of feeling.” He also would focus on the two letters in the middle of the word trust, “U and S, or …
Editorial cartoon

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