Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Vote no on Proposition 112

Vote no on Proposition 112 Debates over the future of Colorado’s oil and gas industry can seem remote for residents in the southern suburbs of Denver. But ballot measures such as Proposition 112, … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B We have an excellent opportunity to support a brighter future for our community this November. For years, the Douglas County School District board implemented unnecessary austerity … more

Letter to the editor: Great schools help everyone

Great schools help everyone My wife and I live in Parker and have three sons that attend our public schools. I’ve lived in Parker nearly my entire life. I went to kindergarten at Pine Lane … more

Letter to the editor: Discipline policy a failure

Discipline policy a failure I am a believer in teaching by example. A school district such as DCSD has a responsibility to help our kids learn responsible behavior by setting an example. … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s keep the buses

Let’s keep the buses I am writing in response to Steve Hickox’s recent letter. I drive a bus for the school district. Steve suggests using Uber instead. Since by law the district must supply … more

Letter to the editor: Right choice for future

Right choice for future Recently, I read several well-reasoned, articulate letters in support of ballot measures 5A and 5B. They clearly argued the urgent need for competitive teacher pay and … more

Letter to the editor

Vote no on bond, mill levy There are several state and local ballot initiatives, all of which deserve our no vote. Most increase taxes, with the exception of proposition 112 that effectively bans oil … more

Letter to the editor: Way off base on teachers

Way off base on teachers How is it possible that there are educated adults in this country who still believe teachers work less than full time as professional educators? I was appalled to read … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Proposition 112 is misguided idea I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools Those who have lived in Douglas County for a long time know that the last three decades have brought a lot of change. When my children were little, Douglas County was … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition would bring needed change

Proposition would bring needed change I urge voters to vote yes on Proposition 112, prohibiting oil and gas development within 2,500 feet from other drill holes, living structures and critical … more

Letter to the editor: It’s not bigotry, it’s equality

It’s not bigotry, it’s equality I was disappointed to see you publish a letter that falsely claims that enforcing Colorado’s public accommodation laws is anti-Christian bigotry. Christian … more

Letter to the editor: Quality schools impact all

Quality schools impact all Rita Young’s letter in the Sept. 6 issue is a particularly alarming parody. Young’s position is simple. Since this tax won’t be a direct benefit … more

Letter to the editor: Yes to roads, no to new taxes

Yes to roads, no to new taxes This November, you have a choice. The best choice is Proposition 109, Fix Our Damn Roads. When voting “yes” on Fix Our Damn Roads, you are directing the state … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes to get the best

Vote yes to get the best As a parent, I was appalled to read the letter published in this paper recently under the headline “No need for tax hike.” My kids’ teachers are not part-time workers, … more

Letter to the editor: A low-cost path to help

A low-cost path to help I agree with the recent article on alcoholism and drug use as an epidemic but wish to point out that there is an answer that does not cost big bucks. Alcoholics Anonymous has … more

Letter to the editor: Alternatives to tax hikes

Alternatives to tax hikes I have a daughter in Castle View High and a home in Castle Rock. In general I support public education as an important way of binding the citizenry together. During my time … more

Letter to the editor: Support our children

Support our children While attending the Douglas County School Board meeting on Aug. 21, I was able to make a public comment and address the board. I read several comments from the Bright Futures for … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for school funding

Vote yes for school funding Rita Young’s letter in the recent paper advising us to vote no on the November school ballot issue, while creative, is both contrived and nonsensical. She entirely … more

Letter to the editor: Invest in schools

Invest in schools Dr. John Reeb’s recent letter to the editor arguing that teacher annual household income is $106,160 and is more than adequate is based on the presumption that teachers live in … more
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