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Publisher’s Column — Don’t be so surprised over political violence

By Robert Sweeney Violence related to politics reared its ugly head at the beginning of this New Year.  Should we be surprised? No, not at all. We have a steady diet of violence across America: morning, noon and night.  Violence is the diet of TV shows and victims are murdered in video games and television […]

Publisher’s Column — Hee Haw: Leave the betting to racehorses only

By Robert Sweeney The Colorado Legislature is convening, the National Western Stock Show is underway, ski slopes are packed with snow, and mountain casinos are open for business.   Life is busy here in Colorado. John Elway is back quarterbacking the business operations of the Denver Broncos.  Word on the street is that owner Pat Bowlen […]

Publisher’s Column — New leadership takes the helm to move forward

Tebow and Hickenlooper will call the plays in 2011 By Robert Sweeney Well we’re launching into another exciting year, looking back – 2010 was a challenging year; the election was the major event of the year. President Obama takes a shellacking and then bounces back in recent weeks to pass two very controversial measures, “Don’t […]

Publisher’s Column — Holiday advice: How to die with a smile on your face

By Robert Sweeney Holiday parties, friends, neighbors, Lions, Rotarians, Optimists, Kiwanis Club parties, we’re into the season to greet old friends, make new ones and end the year on a festive note. Almost everyone seems to be on a diet or at least healthy minded these days. I ask forgiveness from my doctor and nurse […]

Elizabeth wins state championship with 14-0 season

Elizabeth wins state championship with 14-0 season

Congrats to my grandson, entire Cardinal team By Robert Sweeney Family members and I were sitting in the new Cherokee Trail Legacy stadium in Aurora this past Saturday afternoon as spectators to the State Championship 3A division football game pitting the Demons of Glenwood Springs versus the Cardinals of Elizabeth High School. The splendid athletic […]

Publisher’s Column — Christmas time in the gaming towns

Publisher’s Column — Christmas time in the gaming towns

Good memories from single deck blackjack By Robert Sweeney The Christmas lights are up in our gaming towns and they look great. There is something very Christmas like in these old mining towns. The early day miners really enjoyed the holidays and they would have dances, dinners, and they even built an opera house in […]