Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Health orders are impractical

Health orders are impractical While I support most efforts to try to control the spread of COVID, this latest “Red” health order from Governor Polis puzzles me. As you reported in this paper any … more

Letter to the editor: Election mixed red amid blue

Election mixed red amid blue It wasn't all blue for Colorado voters this election. Despite electing Democrats in statewide races, voters chose Republican fiscal policies on two key ballot initiatives … more

Letter to the editor: Praise for GOP principles

Praise for GOP principles This note is directed to Will Johnson of Highlands Ranch regarding his recent letters concerning Republican principles and leadership. Mr. Johnson, thank you for promoting … more

Letter to the editor: Regulators hobble energy sector

Regulators hobble energy sector Unelected bureaucrats know better than we do. That’s what our state government is saying as Colorado regulators recently executed sweeping new restrictions on energy … more

Letter to the editor: Food bank is grateful for help

Food bank is grateful for help Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 was a special day at the Parker Task Force food bank. During our drive-up food drive the community donated 317 cases of food, enough to feed 150 … more

Letter to the editor: Biden brings hope for immigrants

Biden brings hope for immigrants The past four years have been trying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, also known as Dreamers, and many other immigrants. Since 2017, … more

Letter to the editor: Give up one gathering out of respect

Give up one gathering out of respect After over 30 years of hosting Thanksgiving dinner, this year I canceled. As a retired medical technologist, and parent of an emergency room nurse, I have too … more

Letter to the editor: County made right choice with GOP

County made right choice with GOP In a year of record turnout, Douglas County residents made it clear: We continue to choose Republican principles and leadership. Indeed, Republican candidates … more

Letter to the editor: A look behind the scenes

A look behind the scenes I had the honor to serve as a Douglas County election judge in this last election. It was my first time and I wanted to witness the process from behind the curtain. The … more

Letter to the editor: Officials did great with election

Officials did great with election Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Douglas County Clerk Merlin Klotz and their staffs deserve a big word of thanks for their outstanding work in the 2020 elections. … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our county great

Keep our county great When we vote, we make a statement about what principles we want guiding our community. While each candidate has their own priorities, there are general truths about Republican … more

Letter to the editor: Prop 113 is flawed idea

Prop 113 is flawed idea If Proposition 113 was actually good for Colorado, why would 95% of its funding come from out of state, with the vast majority coming from California? Instead of giving our … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Democratic in Douglas

Vote Democratic in Douglas Signs of growth and change in Douglas County are everywhere. Equally clear is that this evolution is our future. To effectively navigate these changes and plan for that … more

Letter to the editor: Turn down Prop 113

Turn down Prop 113 If we want presidential candidates to value our Colorado voices, it’s important we vote no on Proposition 113. Prop 113 would give Colorado’s presidential electoral votes to … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Democratic principles

Pick Democratic principles Re: Sarah May’s Oct. 8 letter “Pick Republican principles”: We are indeed at a crossroads. Republican and Democratic candidates do answer questions differently, such … more

Letter to the editor: Support Tri-County

Support Tri-County In July of this year, the Douglas County commissioners sent a letter to Tri-County Health Department with the intention of ending their 50 year partnership in order to establish … more

Letter to the editor: Learn about Electoral College

Learn about Electoral College In response to Douglas Willey’s recent letter regarding the Electoral College: Mr. Willey suggests that the Electoral College should be modified “for no other reason … more

Letter to the editor: Keep GOP in charge of county

Keep GOP in charge of county Why would we want to change the party leadership of one of the best counties in the country? That’s a key question we should ask ourselves this election. Douglas County … more

Letter to the editor: Steer clear of Prop 2A

Steer clear of Prop 2A Castle Pines has a problem with decaying streets due to poor initial design, the stress of overweight vehicles, too much winter salting, and just the age of the streets. The … more

Letter to the editor: Give 116 a thumbs-up

Give 116 a thumbs-up I’m just giddy thinking about tax decreases. With all the political negativity from the local level up to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, there’s nothing that brings people … more
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