Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Other ways to be safe

Other ways to be safe My life experience of 71 years tells me that some of these children, including David Hogg who already has all the talking points, are little wanna-be-activists that have had a … more

Letter to the editor: Poor choice by school board

Poor choice by school board At its April 17 meeting, the Douglas County Board of Education voted to finalize a $260,000 contract with its new superintendent, Dr. Thomas Tucker.  What does school … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our kids safe

Keep our kids safe I am a Castle Rock resident and the mother of five elementary school-aged children. I support the Second Amendment and grew up in a family of responsible gun owners. When the … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser deserves your vote

Weiser deserves your vote As a life-long Coloradan, I believe that we need an attorney general who brings legal expertise, proven leadership and the courage to stand up for our environment, … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Johnston for governor

Vote Johnston for governor I first heard Mike Johnston at Belmar Library on a Saturday afternoon back in March of 2017. There were over 45 engaged voters in attendance. Many were students, teachers … more

Letter to the editor: Choose Weiser for AG

Choose Weiser for AG Like many Coloradans, I remember just where I was when I learned the Columbine shooting happened. Although my children were very young, I still remember the horror I felt. I … more

Letter to the editor: Think of the kids

Think of the kids If Congress doesn’t act to save it, we could lose one of the best federal programs keeping kids healthy: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF uses funds from offshore … more

Letter to the editor: No need for tax hike

No need for tax hike The DougCo School Board will ask taxpayers for both a $40 million mill levy override (MLO) and a $250 million bond issue, which means much higher taxes for DougCo residents. … more

Letter to the editor: Way off base on teachers

Way off base on teachers How is it possible that there are educated adults in this country who still believe teachers work less than full time as professional educators? I was appalled to read … more

Letter to the editor: Numbers tell different story

Numbers tell different story Recently, Heidi Thomas made several blatantly misleading statements regarding another person’s letter to the editor. I’d like to address a couple of those. The first, … more

Letter to the editor: Money goes where needs are

Money goes where needs are Joy Overbeck questioned why charter schools were getting only a small percentage of the DCSD bond issue 5B on this November’s ballot. There are several reasons why … more

Letter to the editor: Step up for schools

Step up for schools Kindergartners in both Douglas County and Aurora are cuter than two buttons on a shoe.  Middle-schoolers, despite the occasional crack that they are living proof of aliens among … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Proposition 112 is misguided idea I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to … more

Letter to the editor: Stop anti-Christian bigotry

Stop anti-Christian bigotry The Colorado Civil Rights Division has again gone after Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, a Christian. This time, they’re giving credence to a complaint by a … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools Those who have lived in Douglas County for a long time know that the last three decades have brought a lot of change. When my children were little, Douglas County was … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition would bring needed change

Proposition would bring needed change I urge voters to vote yes on Proposition 112, prohibiting oil and gas development within 2,500 feet from other drill holes, living structures and critical … more

Letter to the editor: Phil Weiser for attorney general

Phil Weiser for attorney general I have been carefully listening to Mr. Weiser for a while now at forums and other gatherings. He and his Democratic opponent vary little on the issues that confront … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Holbert for commissioner

Vote Holbert for commissioner Diane Holbert has the experience, professionalism and depth of character to represent Douglas County with excellence as commissioner. Diane clearly understands that we … more

Letter to the editor: Holbert is the right choice

Holbert is the right choice I am writing to declare my unequivocal support of Diane Holbert for Douglas County commissioner. I have known Ms. Holbert for five years. She and I serve together in a … more

Letter to the editor: Make the positive pick

Make the positive pick In a recent debate, candidates for the office of attorney general painted two very different outlooks for this important job. Regarding the important issue of water needs of … more
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