Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Gardner not right fit

Gardner not right fit Colorado needs a senator who will work for everyone in Colorado regardless of their political party. Unfortunately, Cory Gardner is not that senator. Gardner did the right thing … more

Letter to the editor: Lack of morality is problem

Lack of morality is problem  Predictably, various committees are forming and meeting to discuss “causes of school violence” and related topics. It is interesting to note that these “leaders in … more

Letter to the editor: School district needs a CBA

District needs a CBA The future is bright for Douglas County schools. I, as a teacher and parent, appreciate the hard work that has gone into the board of education end statements, new strategic plan … more

Letter to the editor: Disappearing open space

Disappearing open space The May 14 Douglas County Commissioners meeting set a concerning precedent for residents living by open space, and residents should be aware of the potential impact to their … more

Letter to the editor: Won’t get fooled again

Won’t get fooled again Monday, I was approved to speak at the June 18 meeting, receiving confirmation stating: “PublicComment is scheduled…at 6:10 p.m.” I arrived at 6 p.m. to dozens of … more

Letter to the editor: Parker points to ponder

Parker points to ponder Your open space, high-density article in the June 14 paper has some interesting points. To start with, the first line “Parker town officials have a vision.” It’s too bad … more

Letter to the editor: A high-tech solution

Following is a school safety proposal I’ve submitted to the Physical School Safety and Protection Funding Committee to help facilitate spending our county government’s $10 million surplus. The … more

Letter to the editor: Some are denied a chance

Some are denied a chance Response to Ronald Nigh letter to the editor published in the June 6 paper:Dear Mr. Nigh: You are new to Colorado? For your information, Colorado led the way in abortion … more

Letter to the editor: Where does it stop?

Where does it stop? In response to Ronald Nigh letter on June 6, I agree, let's get an amendment to the Colorado Constitution that "a woman has the right to an abortion and a doctor has the freedom … more

Letter to the editor: An alternative

An alternative Rather than providing bond money to charters, the Douglas County School District may want to use those funds to match the county’s offer and in turn provide additional resources to … more

Letter to the editor: A mature decision

A mature decision Oh, the shock! Oh, the horror! Imagine, the Douglas County Board of Education denied the request of the DC Federation of Teachers — the union — to re-install collective … more

Letter to the editor: School board merits support

School board merits support This is not a pro- teachers’ union letter, and it’s not an anti-teachers’ union letter. It’s a common sense letter. As a Douglas County mom who has put in … more

Letter to the editor: Self-defense is our right

Self-defense is our right In her letter to the editor last month, Darcelia Beck correctly notes that we cannot control human behavior. She claims we can control inanimate objects. She proposes we … more

Letter to the editor: In defense of the electoral college

In defense of the Electoral College Per Article II of the U.S. Constitution, our president is not elected by the popular vote of citizens. Instead, the president is elected by the electoral college. … more

Letter to the editor: School board got it wrong

School board got it wrong In giving away $10 million dollars for school safety, the county commissioners have run into an unanticipated obstacle, the school board. In an unsolicited remark, … more

Letter to the editor: Defend women's rights

Defend women’s rights I am a man and I believe everyone has a right to live their life as long as it does not interfere with another person’s life. So, if a woman wants an abortion, it is not … more

Letter to the editor: Voters could boost school safety

Voters could boost school safety The Douglas County Commissioners have refused to address the elephant in the room: the pre-existing but sunsetting 0.13% portion of the county sales tax. This tax has … more

Letter to the editor: County needs this school

County needs this school On June 4, the DCSD Board of Education will vote to consider a new charter proposal called the John Dewey Institute (JDI). Unlike any current charter school in Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: Mixed messages

Mixed messages The recent passage of the red flag bill had the Douglas County sheriff being the “point man” on the issue, much to the dismay of Douglas County residents. The bill, “to let law … more

Letter to the editor: Please keep us safe

Please keep us safe Fear. Panic. Anxiety. Those words accurately describe how youth in America are affected by mass shootings. I believe I am a credible source when I say this because I am a young … more
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