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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of …

Avoid Election Day woes, vote and celebrate veterans

Votes, Vets, Turkeys! Back to Mountain Standard Time. Please vote wisely so you don’t end up with a turkey. The mailbox lately is gobblin’ up the election fliers and outlines, and the news media …

Cooking is the currency of love

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Julia Child wrote that in a letter to her friend, Avis DeVoto, in early 1953. Julia is known around the world for her love of food — …

Denver manages construction to help neighbors

Our economy is booming, and the new construction to bring additional housing, office space and retail businesses is clearly evident in this boom. However, the negative impacts of these projects have …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …
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Letter to the Editor: Sales tax increase for roads is unjust

It is misguided to have a sales tax to fix roads. There is already a tax assessed for that purpose — the gas tax, in which users pay at the pump. To assess a sales tax to fix our roads is like …

Letter to the Editor: The magnitude of a tax increase

The Denver City Council, led by Councilman Jolon Clark, has a measure on the November ballot which would generate $46 million a year for parks. This would entail raising the city sales tax from 3.65 …

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