Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Food bank is grateful for help

Food bank is grateful for help Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 was a special day at the Parker Task Force food bank. During our drive-up food drive the community donated 317 cases of food, enough to feed 150 … more

Letter to the editor: Biden brings hope for immigrants

Biden brings hope for immigrants The past four years have been trying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, also known as Dreamers, and many other immigrants. Since 2017, … more

Letter to the editor: Give up one gathering out of respect

Give up one gathering out of respect After over 30 years of hosting Thanksgiving dinner, this year I canceled. As a retired medical technologist, and parent of an emergency room nurse, I have too … more

Letter to the editor: County made right choice with GOP

County made right choice with GOP In a year of record turnout, Douglas County residents made it clear: We continue to choose Republican principles and leadership. Indeed, Republican candidates … more

Letter to the editor: A look behind the scenes

A look behind the scenes I had the honor to serve as a Douglas County election judge in this last election. It was my first time and I wanted to witness the process from behind the curtain. The … more

Letter to the editor: Officials did great with election

Officials did great with election Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Douglas County Clerk Merlin Klotz and their staffs deserve a big word of thanks for their outstanding work in the 2020 elections. … more

Letter to the editor: Avoid wasting money

Avoid wasting money There appears to be some conflict with the current Parker Town Council on how to fill a vacancy. I agree with some that did not want to have the position appointed. Let voters … more

Letter to the editor: Clarity needed

Clarity needed It is necessary to clarify some misconceptions about the Save Pace Parking and Pine Curve Citizens Committee that readers probably got from the Oct. 23 article in the Parker Chronicle … more

Letter to the editor: Thumbs-up for Prop 113

Thumbs-up for Prop 113 The state of Colorado has a population of about 5.8 million people. That is roughly equivalent to the populations of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, … more

Letter to the editor: Styrofoam should be banned

Styrofoam should be banned In the town of Parker, our mission states that we strive to “enrich the lives of residents” while also “supporting sustainable development.” In this time of … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our county great

Keep our county great When we vote, we make a statement about what principles we want guiding our community. While each candidate has their own priorities, there are general truths about Republican … more

Letter to the editor: Prop 113 is flawed idea

Prop 113 is flawed idea If Proposition 113 was actually good for Colorado, why would 95% of its funding come from out of state, with the vast majority coming from California? Instead of giving our … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Democratic in Douglas

Vote Democratic in Douglas Signs of growth and change in Douglas County are everywhere. Equally clear is that this evolution is our future. To effectively navigate these changes and plan for that … more

Letter to the editor: Say yes to organ donation

Say yes to organ donation In February, as Coloradans grew more anxious over COVID-19, my wait for a lifesaving transplant continued. Amidst the global pandemic, I was incredibly fortunate to receive … more

Letter to the editor: Pass up Prop 113

Pass up Prop 113 Proposition 113 is bad for Colorado and for our country. The intent of this law is to circumvent the Electoral College system, which chooses presidents by state to ensure the … more

Letter to the editor: Smart growth needed

Smart growth needed The Oct. 4 Chronicle shows conclusively that Republicans have no intention of running non-partisan in Parker. A full-page ad says “elect fiscal conservatives” and list four … more

Letter to the editor: Gallagher hurts Colorado

Gallagher hurts Colorado In 2019, 37 community meetings with local citizens were held across our state to discuss opportunities for improving Colorado’s constitutional fiscal policy. The meetings … more

Letter to the editor: Support Tri-County

Support Tri-County In July of this year, the Douglas County commissioners sent a letter to Tri-County Health Department with the intention of ending their 50 year partnership in order to establish … more

Letter to the editor: Keep GOP in charge of county

Keep GOP in charge of county Why would we want to change the party leadership of one of the best counties in the country? That’s a key question we should ask ourselves this election. Douglas County … more

Letter to the editor: Give 116 a thumbs-up

Give 116 a thumbs-up I’m just giddy thinking about tax decreases. With all the political negativity from the local level up to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, there’s nothing that brings people … more
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