Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: I love America

I love America! I love the American flag — stars and stripes that represent freedom. I love our national anthem. I stand for the flag. I put my hand over my heart when I sing the … more

Letter to the editor: Be wary of 'Kids First' slate for Douglas County School Board

Be wary of `Kids First' slate As a Douglas County resident and devoted mother, I am flabbergasted that a slate of local Douglas County School Board candidates has been endorsed by the national … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County's schools made right call

As the controversy over wearing masks continues in Douglas County and our elected officials don’t get it, Douglas County School District has made the right move and is … more

Letter to the editor: ABC test spells trouble

Colorado’s representatives in Congress should be commended for efforts to lift up workers and families affected by the COVID pandemic. more

Letter to the editor: Drowning out democracy in Douglas County

Democracy does not preserve freedom simply by one party claiming protection of it. At an Aug. 19 special business meeting, Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon asked … more

Letter to the editor: Disappointed by deniers in Douglas County

As a resident of Douglas County, I join my family and many friends in voicing our deep disappointment in the uncivil and unneighborly behaviors exhibited by a minority of … more

Letter to the editor: Adults should try to be adults in Douglas County

With regards to the informational meeting DCSD conducted on Aug. 4 concerning the school mask policy: When a 15-year-old is quoted in the article with more sense than … more

Letter to the editor

Commissioners fail to understand As a frontline worker trying to fight the COVID epidemic, I am appalled at your (Douglas County commissioners’) lack of understanding how bad this virus is. To say … more

Letter to the editor: Hit brakes on Douglas County commissioners’ plan

Hit brakes on commissioners’ plan Regarding the July 22 article, “County seeks volunteers to advise on public health,” I note that Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties have been members of the … more

Letter to the editor: COVID affects children, too

COVID affects children, too So those opposing mandatory masks and vaccinations in school argue that COVID doesn’t affect kids? Well it does now. How about 46K new hospitalizations with confirmed … more

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Douglas County's open space director

Thanks to open space director Cheryl Matthews, Douglas County’s Director of Open Space and Natural Resources since 2001, recently announced her retirement. Under Cheryl’s leadership the program … more

Letter to the editor: Pausing Gemini Group contract with Douglas County Schools was right move

Pausing contract was right move As a retired teacher who also did graduate coursework that included critical race theory philosophy training 20 years ago, I understand the current concern with the … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to masks, whose style is being crimped?

My house is on the Vista Trail open space a few hundred yards east of the Platte River Academy on South Colorado Boulevard. more

Letter to the editor: Tri-County does good work on our health

Have you had a swim in a public or community pool? Have your children attended a preschool in Douglas County? Have you dined in a restaurant in Douglas County? Do you value … more

Letter to the editor: The Douglas County coroner recognizes a touch of compassion

My name is Jill Romann, and I am your Douglas County coroner. I would like to acknowledge another act of kindness which occurred here in our Douglas County. This act was one of … more

Letter to the editor: Littleton candidate and Denver Post columnist Krista Kafer’s views are troubling

Candidate’s views are troubling How many contortions did Krista Kafer have to execute in order to twist the meaning about critical race theory in her Aug. 2 Denver Post column (“Kafer: Colorado … more

Letter to the editor: Beware of same wine, different bottle

Beware of same wine, different bottle How does the richest county in Colorado, and America’s sixth richest, pay its teachers 20-25% less on average than neighboring school districts in Littleton … more

Letter to the editor

Growth needs better controls As a fourth-generation Colorado native who has lived in the Castle Rock area for almost 30 years, it breaks our hearts to watch the uncontrolled growth. We are not naive … more

Letter to the editor: The COVID pandemic is not over

We read with great wonderment recent statements by CDPHE and the Colorado State Board of Education related to the state’s lifting of rules for COVID masks, … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County school candidates deserve support

School candidates deserve support I, along with so many others, am excited to support Becky Myers, Christy Williams, Kaylee Winegar and Mike Peterson for Douglas County School Board. more
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