Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Be part of solution for schools

Be part of solution for schools As former school board directors for the Douglas County School District, we are appealing to the community for cooler heads to prevail. We are all dealing with a … more

Letter to the editor: School recall plan costly, misguided

School recall plan costly, misguided Your recent story about the effort to recall some members of the Douglas County school board is concerning. Over the past year, the board of education has been … more

Letter to the editor: BOCC has right idea

BOCC has right idea I’ve heard a lot of criticism of the Douglas BOCC inquiry regarding establishing a health department for Douglas County outside of Tri County Health Department (TCHD) and I must … more

Letter to the editor: School board not effective

School board not effective As our community continues to contend with the ineptness of Douglas County School Board members as well as hear the rumblings of a potential recall, one group caught in the … more

Letter to the editor: School board recall not needed

School board recall not needed Who exactly is Nate Ormond? What qualifies him to single-handedly select the next school board? Why are 60 potential candidates willing to give him the authority to … more

Letter to the editor: Make incline accessible

Make incline accessible I loved the Jan. 22 article on the new Rueter-Hess incline. What a wonderful addition to Parker and Douglas County! However, I was dismayed to see there were no handrails on … more

Letter to the editor: Free speech and ethics challenged?

Free speech and ethics challenged? I was shocked to see Smith Young’s challenge to our Democratic Party county chair’s values of freedom of speech and ethics (letter in the papers of Jan. 21 and … more

Letter to the editor: Follow science, not politics

Follow science, not politics Dear neighbors of the Castle Rock Town Council and Douglas County Commissioners: Castle Rock is my hometown. I have lived here since the 1970s, and graduated from Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: Toborg can speak

Toborg can speak So, the anonymous Facebook group “Recall Jeff Toborg” wants to launch a recall of newly elected Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg because of some comments he posted on Parler regarding … more

Letter to the editor: School board letting kids down

School board letting kids down I, along with many parents, am very frustrated by the Douglas County Board of Education’s decision to delay middle- and high-schoolers’ return to in-person … more

Letter to the editor: Two different kinds of protests

Two different kinds of protests In the aftermath of the recent riot at the United States Capitol, the nation is left divided over what some argue to be acting upon their First Amendment right, and … more

Letter to the editor: Giving up on Republicans

Giving up on Republicans The final straw … I have been a registered Republican for 52 years. I’ve recently changed to being a registered Independent. This difficult decision was based on four … more

Letter to the editor: Thoughts on Klotz

Thoughts on Klotz If I were the reporter interviewing Merlin Klotz, in the article “Clerk urges Pence to declare some states’ elections illegal” by Elliott Wenzler, I would have asked Mr. … more

Letter to the editor: Mark Hall, let’s talk

Mark Hall, let’s talk Mark Hall’s call to harass inspectors and CDPHE staff at their homes is alarming. I joined the Parker community over 15 years ago. I was on staff at PEPC and volunteered … more

Letter to the editor: Taking issue with Klotz

Taking issue with Klotz As a fellow voting Republican I take issue with Clerk Klotz regarding his allegations and statements. Firstly, it should be pointed out that this article was certainly … more

Letter to the editor: Account for officers

Account for officers Given the large number of reports and identifications of law enforcement officers who traveled to D.C. and participated in the seditious assault upon the Capitol, shouldn’t all … more

Letter to the editor: Merlin Klotz needs to resign

Merlin Klotz needs to resign Merlin Klotz, Douglas County clerk and recorder, needs to resign — now! Never mind that Mr. Klotz thinks Vice President Mike Pence has “plenary” or absolute powers … more

Letter to the editor: Question on enrollment issue

Question on enrollment issue A recent issue contained an article, “Enrollment decline may devastate schools.” Declining enrollment in the state is real. My question to the many school districts … more

Letter to the editor: Open enrollment offers choice

Open enrollment offers choice This past year has magnified the importance of school choice. Whether it’s providing more options for in-person schooling or offering different learning environments … more

Letter to the editor: Doxxing revealed character

Doxxing revealed character I wish I could say I was surprised to hear about Mark Hall’s doxxing of public health officials, but sadly it’s just another example of the division in this country, … more
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