Lack of Opportunities

Estes Park, as we all know, is a small town. Through the years I have lived here, it has become more and more apparent to me the lack of opportunities for the younger generation. Aside from owning a business or real estate, their aren’t very many career chances up here, let alone higher education opportunities. In my opinion, Estes is a town for retirees or […]

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More Thought Food

As a little child, you always looked up to adults and wanted to grow up quick so you can be an adult yourself. Once you reach that point in life where you are that adult, you look back and wish that you were a kid again. You then look up at the retired and want to be in their place. We all try to get […]

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The LEGO Movie

As kids, we had imagination. With LEGOS, our goal was to build something amazing, even though it’s ended up be a blob of jumbled up LEGOS. The LEGO movie made the imagination we had as kids come to life. On a snowy night, I went to Reel Mountain Theater with friends to see The LEGO movie. We were expecting a funny, cute animation with voices […]

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Minimum Wage Change

President Obama recently signed an order raising the minimum wage to $10.10 for many federal contract workers, starting in 2015. “Not only is it good for the economy, it’s the right thing to do. You work full time? You shouldn’t be living in poverty,” Obama said. Raising minimum wage would have extremely many positive benefits. Benefits such as increased productivity and lower turnover. It is […]

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National FFA Week

When you think of agriculture, what comes to your mind? Is it farming, plants, and farm animals? FFA is a nationwide organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. It stands for “Future Farmers of America.” Most people take agriculture for granted, and don’t realize that without […]

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