Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Can the liberals be trusted?

Will the 56 percent of the liberal voters of Douglas County, the ones who got rid of the "bad guys" in the last election for DC School Board, be able to use their community organizing skills to … more

Letter to the editor: Enough complaining

Enough complaining The community that has been sending in their editorials to complain about the new school board are demonstrating their immaturity, selfishness and how spiteful they are. They have … more

Letter to the editor: Laydon is right choice

Laydon is right choice I have lived in south metro Denver for more than 40 years, with the past 15 years being in Douglas County. I love our community and what we do to protect conservative ideals, … more

Letter to the editor: Laydon for commissioner

Laydon for commissioner Abe Laydon has the experience to responsibly represent the citizens of Douglas, County. Many Douglas County residents are concerned about government spending. Abe knows that … more

Letter to the editor: CDOT takes a toll

CDOT takes a toll We should take a peak at the leaders of CDOT, who get paid to construct and maintain our state roadways. Why did we construct a new exit and exchange at the north end of Castle Rock … more

Letter to the editor: Good point on pay

Good point on pay I second Smith Young’s letter to the editor printed in last week’s edition. I do not begrudge the pretty good pay and all the vacation breaks teachers get. Teaching is … more

Letter to the editor: More needed on transportation

More needed on transportation Nice job by Ellis Arnold summarizing this year’s legislative accomplishments in the recent article “Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform.” … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Laydon

Vote for Laydon We have the privilege of living in a country where any eligible voting citizen has the opportunity to have a voice in the landscape and culture of the place in which they live. It … more

Letter to the editor: Support teachers

Support teachers In reference to Smith Young’s and CJ Smothers’ recent letters to the editor on teachers and pay: Teachers deserve every vacation break and holiday given to them. Most spend their … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would bring a boost

As the president of the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited in Littleton, I strongly support the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Future Generations Act (SB18-143), a bill that will provide critical … more

Letter to the editor: Make a real difference

Make a real difference I formerly worked in a local high school kitchen and served food out front. For the most part, I saw a great group of students. But I also saw kids who ate by themselves … more

Highway Robbery

CDOT's proposal to expand I-25 along the 'Gap' using toll lanes sounds a lot like another road project in Colorado where we taxpayers provided the funding for the road expansion, but did not get the … more

Learn about DCSD's budget needs

My family moved to Highlands Ranch 10 years ago because it was a family-oriented community with one of the best school districts in the nation. Little did we know Douglas County School District would … more

Letter to the editor: PERA needs help

PERA needs help As an educator I oppose Senate Bill 200 in its current iteration. I go to work each day because I know that what I do is important, impactful, and bigger than a means to an end. … more

Letter to the editor: Protect PERA

Protect PERA Right now there is a bill (Senate Bill 200) coming to the floor of our state Legislature which could destroy one of the few solid compensations for public employees, like teachers, whose … more

Letter to the editor: Families should have say

Thank you for your detailed coverage of the tragic New Year’s Eve morning violence. My condolences to the Matthew Riehl and Zackari Parrish families. May their deaths not be for naught. Sheriff … more

Letter to the editor: Adding to the problem

The writer of the recent letter titled “Enough complaining” should have stopped with the title, instead of doing more of the same. This letter fits the definition of being hypocritical. Hank Hall … 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: 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: Don’t reward bad decisions

Don’t reward bad decisions Taxpayers in Douglas County may be asked to approve a ballot question asking voters to approve an increase for mill levy override money to fund teacher pay. Why? Who … more
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