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Most of you have or will very soon receive your mail in ballot for the November election. Two measures will affect those of us not in the big city,...

My wife has a sinus infection at the moment. She gave her body time to beat it on its own but finally gave up and went to the doctor. She got two pr...

I like to do whatever I want to do with my home and my property. I am not a fan of rules and regulations, telling me what I can and canít do. On the...

Lori and I were invited to participate in a journalism panel sponsored by the Colorado Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists...

I had a rare chance to spend Thursday and Friday evening at Rye High School. On Thursday night watched the volleyball team continue, at that time, ...

One of the things that has always been a catalyst for change in the paper is the comments that readers fill out when they renew their subscription. W...

The 2017 Colorado State Fair is over. Lori and I had the best intentions of making it to the Fair but it just never happened. We are going to make...

Iím not a big fan of funerals. With the exception of family I havenít gone to very many. I was a pall bearer for the Rex Mattke funeral in WaKeeney,...

They say that most things swing in a pendulum. It goes from extreme to extreme. I hope we are about at the end of part of the technology pendulum. ...

A lot of you wonít believe this but I do try to be delicate when I select a topic for the Viewpoint each week. When I take a stand on most topics, es...

I'm a big fan of limited government. For the most part I find that when I have to deal with government it is slow, cumbersome, and inefficient. ...

Unless something dramatically changes, for the first time in at least ten years there will be no Greenhorn Valley Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament....

According to an organization entitled ďCollege BoardĒ, the average in-state college tuition in the United States in the 2014-15 school year was $9,139...

An estimated 16,000 people took part in the Pueblo West Wet Ní Wild Independence Day Parade. Unfortunately because of the actions of a few the P...

Since the year 1900 there have been nearly 100 documented predictions of the demise of the planet. One of the most recent was released on June 28 in ...

I hate walking into a public restroom and seeing anybody in any state of dress or undress. Lock the door! And the ante has been upped. Ever since...

In 2016 I submitted a few letters describing my thoughts on a crazy election-year, but I was always under the impression Ė in our democracy Ė that the...

I donít remember all that much about my first firecracker. It was a Black Cat and I found it someplace. I donít remember where. Our family didnít...

I just got a call from my good friend Heather at my dealer processing department. She said the warranty on my car was just about to run out and i...

Any of you who have read my Viewpoint for very long know that the idea that eggs were bad for you never got any traction with me. Now the ďi...

Clothes shopping can be interesting and, for some, fraught with danger. Although clothes shopping is never on my list of things I really want to do, ...

Tears came to my eyes several times during the Memorial Day Observance at the Colorado City Cemetery on Monday morning. I donít know how many Mem...

Iím pretty sure a thong bikini bottom on anyone doesnít look good. I base my statement on the research my wife and I did on our recent trip to Mexi...

The average income in Mexico is about 250,000 pesos a year. Before you put your house on the market and prepare to move for a career in Mexico that ...

My wife and I took a five day vacation which involved flying last week. Iíll tell you more about the trip in the next few weeks, but things have sure...

Itís one of those things that can happen to the best of us, and eventually it happens to all of us. Kim Stallberg, who mans the desk closest to the...

Since we purchased the newspaper on August 1, 2009, we have never submitted work or attended the annual Colorado Press Association Meeting. There w...

The Internal Revenue Service and the Census Bureau released a report late last week that projects the per capita amount of federal taxes that will be ...

Time is running out to answer one of the eternal annual questions. How many Easter eggs should we have for each grandchild to color? I can almost ...

ďNo matter where you are, you are probably with someone you wish was someplace else.Ē So commented Ada Clark when I sat down and visited with her i...

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