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Lest we forget the attack of September 11, 2001. (statistics are from New York Magazine, and CNN) Nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded Unit...

We were feeling like maybe we needed a change of venue. Since moving to the area in 2005 we have enjoyed Lake Isabel. We have enjoyed fishing there...

I spent some time in a Barnes and Noble Bookstore last weekend. I had some time to kill, was on a low budget and, after ordering a giant ice water ...

I’m pretty sure I could never make a living playing poker. I don’t have what you call a “poker face”. In fact, quite the opposite. I tend to telegr...

The front-page headline on the second largest paper in Colorado read, “Latinos feel unsafe in mass shooting’s wake". There are approximately 59 mill...

I’m not sure how often I have written about gun violence. We were very effected by the Thurston High School shooting in Springfield, Oregon in 1998....

“Did you ever argue,” Mary Beth Anderson asked? There was complete silence. Neither her husband, Doug, nor I spoke. After a few seconds' paus...

When my daughter was in the third grade we lived in Eugene, Oregon. While looking through the newspaper one day I came upon an article telling me th...

I’ve been biting my lip for a long time, and I think it’s time to get a few things off my chest. Each time I have been in line at the Sunset P...

Lori needed a new cell phone. Our son sifted through the models on the market and instructed us that the phone that would fit his mom’s needs could ...

On this page is an announcement of interest in becoming a member of the Colorado City Metropolitan District Board of Directors. As a member of that...

Whatever the immediate and long-term outcome with the Colorado City Post Office is, there are several things that seem to have made themselves prett...

According to the last United States census there are 70.1 million fathers in the United States. Twentyone percent of those fathers have three or mor...

My four-year-old grandson, Blake, looked at the metal contraption at the garage sale and asked Lori what it was. She explained that it was to help ...

Seventy-five years ago, today, (June 6, 1944) more than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded as over 160,000 soldiers landed along a 50-mile ...

“anything less would be a lie.” Pastor Rob Chadwick Two of my three favorite events to cover for the paper were this weekend. I love covering grad...

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” C.S. Lewis Rachel Shaffer did not have a very good first nine holes at the ...

Everyone is aching, yearning, for solutions to stop school shootings. About a year before the shooting at Columbine we lived in Eugene, Oregon. Ac...

As most of you probably know already, last Saturday was World Naked Gardening Day. According to the official web site “the intention is good clean fu...

Sometimes the only way to describe the news is earth-shattering. In a single day I heard two related, hard hitting, dynamic news flashes that rocked...

Awhile back someone stopped me at the Post Office and said they liked the paper but wished we would write a little less about our grandkids and deal w...

I don’t listen to a lot of national or world news. The insanity of things that are happening is enough to at best, shake your head in disbelief, or ...

Next Monday, April 15 is the day that something has to be done about your income taxes. Since late January you could submit your taxes but next Monda...

I went into a men’s public restroom last weekend on a trip to see my mom. Above the urinal was a neon sign beseeching everyone to “please flush when ...

All 30 Major League Baseball teams will take the field today, March 28, for the earliest opening day in history outside of international openers. Mar...

We returned on Friday from a week’s long stay in Chapel Hill, NC. - a good place for a conservative to stay mute. Anyway, putting aside the normal TS...

Last Saturday I attended a celebration in Quinter, Kansas. Some people would refer to it as a funeral. If, when you hear the word funeral, you thin...

Here are a few statistics to mull over at your next meal. Now that babies in live births can be “aborted” in some states: New York, Alaska, Colorado...

You want to feel patriotism? Saturday night I had the opportunity to stand with nearly 20,000 other people with my hand on my heart while a talented...

I’ve noticed for the last several weeks I’ve gotten more political. It seems to go in cycles. Sometimes I can’t believe what is going on in politi...

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