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Today's News

  • Red dogs are our national mammal?

    Christie Greene

  • Vox

    Protect your letter carrier from dog attacks

    Editor:

    Last year, Postal Service employees were victimized by 6,755 dog attacks nationwide.

    Every one of these incidents had the potential for serious injury of our employee. There is also possible liability for the dog owner for the victim’s pain, suffering and medical expenses.

  • Lied to — again

    While I previously touched on the topic of fiscal responsibility, in conversations with a number of folks, it becomes embarrassingly obvious that the numbers in play, regarding the federal government’s spending, have absolutely no connection with the average American.

  • Health-care law shows higher moral values

    As the vote to deprive millions access to health care reached its apex, a group of congressional Democrats began taunting their Republican colleagues by chanting “hey, hey, good-bye,” meaning “See you in November 2018.”

  • CCHS has successful outing at leagues

    Clear Creek has a new record holder in the long jump. Noah Sarria hit a mark of 22 feet, 5 inches, breaking the school record. Sarria placed first overall in the long jump and 100 meters.

    The boys team finished the league competition in fifth place, which was held Thursday at Bennett High School. 

  • Diggers seeded seventh in playoffs

    As brackets were released on Sunday, Clear Creek learned it would host the opening round of the playoffs.

    The Diggers earned the seventh seed in the 2A state tournament, and it faced 10th-seeded Rocky Mountain Lutheran on Tuesday night. If the Diggers advance, Clear Creek will face second-seeded Dawson on Friday.

    On the same side of the bracket sits third-seed Front Range Christian, sixth-seed Telluride and 11th-seed Colorado Springs School.

  • Clear Creek tops John F. Kennedy on senior night

    Few teams have played a tougher lacrosse schedule than Clear Creek. The Diggers have faced 4A powers Golden, Conifer and Green Mountain, each earning a playoff bid. 

    After falling in its first 10 games, the Diggers finished its season winning two of its last three, including a 9-6 victory over John F. Kennedy on Friday.

  • Vox Pop

    Hooked on the ‘White House Show’
    Editor:

    Stop me before I surf Trump on the Internet again. I am hooked on the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. reality show.
     Never in my life have I paid this much attention to what the president does, and I was never a fan of soap operas before. Every day I have had to get my Trump fix, rooting for the villain’s next screw up, which is actually good because Trump’s screw ups so far have served to hinder him from accomplishing his agenda of bad deals.

  • Adversity creates more public involvement

    In a recent Denver Post column, former Denver Broncos star and Post columnist Reggie Rivers wrote about why, after being reached out to by the Post, he decided not to return on a regular basis.

  • The reality of ‘from each to each’

    In my initial column, I brought up two issues that I believe define today’s political battlefield. The first is Alexander Hamilton’s insight that opinions form the basis of all politics. The second is my personal belief regarding the difference between liberal/progressives and conservatives when it comes to spending one’s personal earnings.