Category: Columnists

We are all in this together.

            I am a Fraser Town Trustee with deep roots in the town of Winter Park.  During my long community service tenure in our valley, I have consistently advocated for both close cooperation and possible consolidation of...

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Waiting on a Friend

I am a communications specialist and I can no longer communicate. The world has passed me by and I am now completely befuddled on how best to interact with anyone. Email is out. Texting no longer works. Traditional phone calls...

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What a Gift

With great assets come great responsibilities. In KFFR, the Fraser Valley has a rare and valuable community asset with the potential to lift our quality of life and bring us all together. I am talking about KFFR, of course. This...

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Columnist: Steve Skinner

This place is alright if you like scenic splendor I was alarmed by the alarm honking in my left ear at 4:30 in the morning. I had to get to Rangely from old town Winter Park and needed to be there bright-eyed and bushy-tailed by...

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Total Eclipse of the Brain

By Steve Skinner Everyone looks better in the dark. And the timing could not be better. A dark stripe just raced across the undergarment of the world … plunging us all into a state of perplexed equality and totality. We should...

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No Place For Hate

by Steve Skinner The judge, jury and executioner made the decision. The sentence: Death. Death by car. Death head-on. Fast death. Famous killer. The judge decided that the members of the defense team were all the same. They...

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Four Wasted Bucks

Here we are back to the stupid wall. Mexico’s never gonna pay for it. Hey! I just looked in my wallet and there’s $4.27 gone! Look in yours. I bet it’s missing the same amount, in fact, it’s missing from the pockets of every...

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When Wildlife Attacks

Like many of us in Grand County, living on the edge of the wilderness, my wife and I live under the threat of becoming a snack for some marauding bear while we’re basting chicken wings on the barbecue or pulling weeds from...

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Heeney to Heemeyer

The Heeney Tick Festival began sometime in the 1960’s as a fundraiser for the Lower Blue Volunteer Fire Department. It commemorated a Heeney settler’s recovery from Rocky Mountain spotted fever back in the 1940s. That’s when the...

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