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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

Day-by-day for 20 years adds up to just one day

Unless they have taken it all down, there are still some reminders at my alma mater that I passed through there 20 years ago. I donated three or four paintings, maybe more. I can’t remember. I was … more

It’s a small world with great big opportunities

As the internet and easily accessible travel options continue to make us feel like the world is getting smaller all the time, we have to remember that famous quote by Steven Wright, “It may be a … more

Tax planning around new law can help save money

The new tax law could save you money if you plan properly. With only a few months left to impact your tax planning for 2018, it is important to act now. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) is now in … more

Letter to the editor: No need for tax hike

No need for tax hike The DougCo School Board will ask taxpayers for both a $40 million mill levy override (MLO) and a $250 million bond issue, which means much higher taxes for DougCo residents. … more

Letter to the editor: Numbers tell different story

Numbers tell different story Recently, Heidi Thomas made several blatantly misleading statements regarding another person’s letter to the editor. I’d like to address a couple of those. The first, … more

Letter to the editor: Step up for schools

Step up for schools Kindergartners in both Douglas County and Aurora are cuter than two buttons on a shoe.  Middle-schoolers, despite the occasional crack that they are living proof of aliens among … more

Letter to the editor: Stop anti-Christian bigotry

Stop anti-Christian bigotry The Colorado Civil Rights Division has again gone after Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, a Christian. This time, they’re giving credence to a complaint by a … more

Letter to the editor: Think of the kids

Think of the kids If Congress doesn’t act to save it, we could lose one of the best federal programs keeping kids healthy: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF uses funds from offshore … more

Make up your mind to make up your mind

I don’t know about you, but I certainly prefer making easy decisions as opposed to wrestling with really difficult decisions. My guess is that you agree with me. I mean, give us the easy button, … more

Would you rather be this or that — or that or this?

Would you rather be rich or famous? Questions like this are fun but fruitless. Let’s have some fruitless. (Disregard that some of your options are deceased.) Would you rather be one of the Beatles … more

Editorial: It takes a unified front to treat a dual diagnosis

For Terry Schamberger, 51, a lifelong addiction to alcohol began when he was 13, triggered by emotional trauma caused by the death of his sister in a car accident and an unsettled family life. For … more
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