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I say Gov. Hickenlooper is wrong to apologize for the Sand Creek Massacre. I do not accept any guilt or responsibility for what happened 150 years ago. The Indians and Federal Troops are all long … more
I enjoyed reading Ann Healey's article on Rocio Mendez.  She sounds like she is very dedicated and very deserving of our support.  However, I have a concern. Who has paid for her … more
When she was 11 and caring for four younger brothers and sisters in a rural Mexican town, Rocío Méndez looked into her heart for strength. more
I'm writing in response to an open letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that was published two weeks ago and written by Cristin Patterson, aka, the "spokesperson for Douglas County Parents." more
It's hard to believe that fall break for the Douglas County School District is just around the corner. After dozens of school visits, forums with parents, and meetings with staff members, I believe this year is shaping up to be the best year ever in DCSD. more
I just received an email from Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen in regard to the READ Act and the Innovation Waiver Resolution that the board of education passed last week, indicating that "DCSD has been working to find a way to support schools who would like to return to quality accountability systems for their students," meaning a way out of certain standardized tests. more
I read Ann Healey's column about the undocumented woman, Rocio Mendez. I enjoyed reading it and can't help but wonder how many millions of untold stories like hers there must be. Stories of true … more
We would like to take a moment to apologize to the students, teachers and staff of our Douglas County School District alternative education campuses for the misleading and derogatory comments quoted … more
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I feel I must reply to Barbara Morton’s letter in the recent edition of the paper in her reply to my letter commenting on Diane Schrack’s letter on the Douglas County Sheriff’s training … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
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