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Be positive, dress up

Dear Editor:The violence in the Middle East that rages on 24 hours a day, seven days a week really disturbs me deep down to my core. Lately I have been wondering what I can do to make a difference. Besides trying to live an energy-efficient lifestyle (to minimize my dependence on foreign oil) what can I, one person, really do?The thing I can do that I feel will have the largest impact on the planet is to be positive. What better way to be positive than to dress up in costume! That’s why I’ve started Dress-Up Wednesday. When I say dress up, I mean get your freak on! Dress up in costume, make people smile and laugh, make yourself laugh! I have been dressing up for the past few Wednesdays and I must say it is so much fun to laugh with strangers, friends, kids and co-workers.The more people who celebrate Dress-Up Wednesday, the more positive energy we will send into the universe therefore making a larger impact on the war-riddled world we live in today.”Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as an accomplice.” – Tom Watson, American golfer.I hope to see people all over the valley having fun and celebrating Dress-Up Wednesday. If you don’t have a costume box started, there is no time like the present and it is really too much fun to dress up!Stacy SteinBasalt


Old Powerhouse, Armory options aired

On Monday night, the City Council listened to ideas for each old building. However, nothing laid out what the community space would actually entail — only aspirations and gathered community comment.

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