Letters to the editor
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Growing up, I was fortunate enough to learn some timeless values, including being: Open to new ideas, while respecting differences, being kind and polite, and tolerant of those with differing … more
I am well past the age of needing schools for my children, although funding them seems to be a "till-death-do-you-part" proposition. That I'm happy to do, because I think all of us profit from making … more
Doug Benevento's remarks following his belated resignation from the Douglas County School Board brought a rare opportunity for me to agree with his position: change is hard for some … more
When I moved from the exploding town of Parker in 2001, to the quiet property at the mouth of Castlewood Canyon, it was to escape the ever-present construction and traffic noise, pollution and lack … more
I read with interest the recent article on heightened tensions between the school board and the community. Everyone is calling for things to de-escalate but nobody knows how to start. I would like … more
A recent headline in this newspaper said, "Meeting outbursts highlight tension" at the Douglas County School Board meeting. Maybe it should have been "Mob rule threatens  to take over … more
Proponents of Initiative 75 are currently collecting signatures in our community in an attempt to get a "local control" initiative for oil and gas development on this November's ballot.  … more
Part of the con of getting marijuana legalized was the advocates saying they wanted it "regulated just like alcohol." So why the complaints by pot club advocates?   The prohibition on public … more
I am writing in reference to a recent article and a letter to the editor. The article titled "Parker landmark's future unknown" talks about a home on 10965 Pikes Peak Drive that was built in 1911. … more
It has been more than three months since school board president Meghann Silverthorn and vice president Judith Reynolds met with Ponderosa sophomore Grace Davis. They used intimidating tactics and … more
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