Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Like a spinning top in Douglas County

No, Commissioner Laydon, there aren’t dozens of staffed hospital beds lying vacant, and unless hospitalized patients are going to be attended by family members … one bed + no … more

Letter to the editor: Promote conversation in Parker

For years I have turned to the Parker Chronicle for differing voices and opinions, helping to broaden my perspective and deepen my understandings. Unfortunately, though, over the … more

Letter to the editor: Support bill to fight obesity

As COVID-19 has become America's new reality and the complexities and issues of the American health care system are on the forefront of citizens' minds, leaders are … more

Letter to the editor: School board vs. free speech

On Nov. 2, four Kids First candidates scored huge victories under the banner of giving parents input into their children’s education, among other issues. They will … more

Letter to the editor: Olympics dropped the ball

In the spring of 2020, the world plunged into a pandemic. The COVID-19 virus caused drastic changes to the lives of nearly everyone on the planet. A consequence to the … more

Letter to the editor: Do your part for health, says Lone Tree's mayor

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw how vital Colorado’s health care workers are to keeping our communities safe and healthy. As mayor of Lone Tree, I witnessed how … more

Letter to the editor: Double standards

As cases increase amongst school-age children and some classrooms have to return to remote learning for a week or so, disrupting their education, are these individuals who are … more

Letter to the editor: Policymakers must enforce law

Hospitals are the last resort for many, but unfortunately, whether it be life-saving procedures or standard care, these visits can leave individuals with thousands of … more

Letter to the editor: Paying for politics in Douglas County over Tri-County Health exit

Now that our Douglas County leadership fulfilled their promise to walk away from Tri-County Health and appoint a board that a majority of the members have no health background but … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County's schools made right call

As the controversy over wearing masks continues in Douglas County and our elected officials don’t get it, Douglas County School District has made the right move and is … more

Letter to the editor: ABC test spells trouble

Colorado’s representatives in Congress should be commended for efforts to lift up workers and families affected by the COVID pandemic. more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on sales tax in Lone Tree

I urge all Lone Tree residents to vote “no” to the proposed Lone Tree sales tax increase. Saying “it’s just a penny” is a platitude, not justification. The city’s … more

Letter to the editor: Drowning out democracy in Douglas County

Democracy does not preserve freedom simply by one party claiming protection of it. At an Aug. 19 special business meeting, Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon asked … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County school board is ducking its job

The Douglas County School Board is shuffling its responsibility to make policy decisions as elected officials off onto the hapless Superintendent Wise. more

Letter to the editor

Commissioners fail to understand As a frontline worker trying to fight the COVID epidemic, I am appalled at your (Douglas County commissioners’) lack of understanding how bad this virus is. To say … more

Letter to the editor: Hit brakes on Douglas County commissioners’ plan

Hit brakes on commissioners’ plan Regarding the July 22 article, “County seeks volunteers to advise on public health,” I note that Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties have been members of the … more

Letter to the editor: COVID affects children, too

COVID affects children, too So those opposing mandatory masks and vaccinations in school argue that COVID doesn’t affect kids? Well it does now. How about 46K new hospitalizations with confirmed … more

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Douglas County's open space director

Thanks to open space director Cheryl Matthews, Douglas County’s Director of Open Space and Natural Resources since 2001, recently announced her retirement. Under Cheryl’s leadership the program … more

Letter to the editor: Pausing Gemini Group contract with Douglas County Schools was right move

Pausing contract was right move As a retired teacher who also did graduate coursework that included critical race theory philosophy training 20 years ago, I understand the current concern with the … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to masks, whose style is being crimped?

My house is on the Vista Trail open space a few hundred yards east of the Platte River Academy on South Colorado Boulevard. more
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