Letters to the editor
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Growing up, I was fortunate enough to learn some timeless values, including being: Open to new ideas, while respecting differences, being kind and polite, and tolerant of those with differing … more
I am well past the age of needing schools for my children, although funding them seems to be a "till-death-do-you-part" proposition. That I'm happy to do, because I think all of us profit from making … more
Doug Benevento's remarks following his belated resignation from the Douglas County School Board brought a rare opportunity for me to agree with his position: change is hard for some … more
The importance of a local media presence, in this case the Highlands Ranch Herald, was underscored with your front-page story on the HRCA decision to sell part of its operation to an outside company. … more
When I moved from the exploding town of Parker in 2001, to the quiet property at the mouth of Castlewood Canyon, it was to escape the ever-present construction and traffic noise, pollution and lack … more
I read with interest the recent article on heightened tensions between the school board and the community. Everyone is calling for things to de-escalate but nobody knows how to start. I would like … more
A recent headline in this newspaper said, "Meeting outbursts highlight tension" at the Douglas County School Board meeting. Maybe it should have been "Mob rule threatens  to take over … more
Kudos to Amy Fienen of Castle Rock Citizens for Responsible Development for her work on behalf of our community.  Although she says, "I am not a politically motivated person," her political … more
I'd like to say bravo and thanks to those few Castle Rock residents who have been vocal about the unrestrained growth in our community. I've lived in Castle Rock for well over a decade and I've … more
Proponents of Initiative 75 are currently collecting signatures in our community in an attempt to get a "local control" initiative for oil and gas development on this November's ballot.  … more
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