Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Don’t end anthem tradition

Don’t end anthem tradition I was extremely disappointed to read Mr. Smith’s “moment of silence” comments in his recent column. I think he certainly shows his true colors when he feels we do … more

Letter to the editor: Child care a key investment

Child care a key investment As an educator with more than 30 years of experience, I have seen firsthand how high-quality early childhood programs help children and families thrive. While quality … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B As a parent, community member and director of the Douglas County Board of Education, I fully support 5A and 5B. Passing a bond and mill levy override would provide DCSD with a … more

Letter to the editor: Schools need your vote

Schools need your vote The Douglas County School District currently has capital needs that could threaten the physical safety or interrupt the education of children in our community and no dedicated … more

Letter to the editor: Will the hate end?

Will the hate end? In the June 7 paper, an article discussed the 7-2 Supreme Court decision favoring Lakewood baker Jack Phillips over the Colorado Civil Rights commission saying it violated the … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B will benefit schools

5A, 5B will benefit schools As a Douglas County legislator, my conservative record on educational activism is strong. My last year as state representative I was awarded the Legislator of the Year … more

Letter to the editor: What about First Amendment?

What about First Amendment? I am writing this letter in support of my Castle Pines neighbor, Shauna Johnson. I have never met and do not know Shauna, but am proud of her effort to express her First … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our children

Vote yes for our children I have one child attending school in Littleton Public Schools and another in Douglas County School District and I can testify to the fact that more funding provides more … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Diane Holbert

Vote for Diane Holbert Why I will proudly cast my vote for Diane Holbert to be our county commissioner: Having spent nearly 30 years personally involved in Douglas County politics, I’ve observed … more

Letter to the editor: Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor

Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor Jason Gray is the right choice as Castle Rock’s first popularly elected mayor. Jason has been a contributor to our town since he moved here 20 years ago, … more

Letter to the editor: Tucker a great choice

Tucker a great choice As a self-proclaimed award-winning journalist, it’s ironic that Joy Overbeck has omitted some relevant facts in the discussion of Dr. Thomas Tucker’s qualifications to lead … more

Letter to the editor: A double dip?

A double dip? As the Douglas County School Board attempts to have charter parents get behind a possible bond election, are they selling out neighborhood schools for votes? If charter schools were … more

Letter to the editor: School board’s sales job

School board’s sales job The Douglas County School Board’s strategy for selling the tax increase on the November ballot is now clear. They want money for teacher pay raises but that likely … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Polis for governor

Vote Polis for governor In the 19 years since the shooting at Columbine High school, there have been no meaningful pieces of federal gun legislation. I should know, I am a Columbine survivor. When I … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

Vote Brauchler for AG I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B I am a mom of four kids in Douglas County Schools. My oldest is now a freshman in high school. She feels like up to this point she has served as a guinea pig for new teachers, who … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 110

Vote yes on 110 This November, two transportation propositions will be on the ballot. In light of a recent letter to the editor, it is worth outlining their differences. Prop 109 (Fix Our Damn … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools You may have seen statistics about school Douglas County School District pay scales. Data rarely tells the whole story. Take the chemistry and math teacher that Rock Canyon … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Proposition 112

Vote no on Proposition 112 Debates over the future of Colorado’s oil and gas industry can seem remote for residents in the southern suburbs of Denver. But ballot measures such as Proposition 112, … more

Letter to the editor: There’s conservative bias, too

There’s conservative bias, too In reading the back and forth on media bias I noticed something interesting. What I noticed was that every time someone complains of media bias it is always liberal … more
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