Commentary

Opinion: Shakespeare Would Love Woodland Park

Macbeth saga relived at local council meetings  ~ by Bob Volpe ~   2017 has been a busy year for our once little town.   After decades of talk, Woodland Park now has a new aquatic center. The aquatic center cost $10.1 million. The plan was approved for a bond by  voters in November 2015.   …

Cats Corner On Backyard Hideaways!

Try Florissant as a Prime Weekend Getaway    By Catherine Mahroholz   As always, summer seems to be slipping away all too fast. For a fun filled day with family, by yourself or with a friend or two, consider a drive out to Florissant, located conveniently in our backyard in Teller County. The air up…

The Resurrection and Facing Death

~ by Eli Stone ~ One of my SF Brothers wrote this to the community about T-Bear; We lost a dear member of our community yesterday, Terry “T-bear” Barber unexpectedly passed away peaceably in his home. You would be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t know T-bear and the kindness he showed to everyone…

The Human Condition

~ by Eli Stone ~ “I think, therefore I am.”  René Descartes, the Father of Modern Philosophy              First off, thank you to The Mountain Jackpot staff for printing all views. It is good that we should read the points of view from the many readers. Remember the freedom of the press can only…

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans? ~ by Eli Stone ~ “Great minds have purpose, others have wishes” Washington Irving             Before I get down to business I would like to thank Rodney and his crew for the kind letter and so many signatures of support. The point was totally missed on the definition of racism written…

A Tale Of Online Dating

“Crab Legs” A tale of online dating ~by Amanda Enloe I have been doing the online dating thing for about 18 months off and on. I think I’m at the point where I could write a sitcom. For those of you who are curious what the dating world is like now, relaxed, sit back and enjoy.…

The Saboteurs

Racist: /rey’ sist/ N.;  anyone who thinks differently or expresses an idea with which a liberal does not agree. Interesting developments that the insurgency is operating in the absolute open and it appears that Obama is establishing a shadow government in the wake of his presidency to ensure his legacy continues. Last week I spoke…