Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor - Dementia training needed

Dementia training needed When my husband, John, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, our family was devastated. There was so much for us to learn. When it was time to look for help with his … more

Letter to the editor - School board majority short-shrifts locals

School board majority short-shrifts locals The recent Douglas County School Board election placed four new conservative members. Many predicted, if elected, these arch-conservatives would move … more

Letter to the editor - Don't let FAIR run the show

Don't let FAIR run the show The Douglas County School Board plans to revisit the equity policy at the Jan. 25 meeting. Given the recent national school board election rancor over educational equity … more

Letter to the editor - School board switcheroo

School board switcheroo After campaigning to keep politics out of the district, and pledging fiscal prudence; these silly notions have already been cast aside. The newest Douglas County School Board … more

Letter to the editor: Like a spinning top in Douglas County

No, Commissioner Laydon, there aren’t dozens of staffed hospital beds lying vacant, and unless hospitalized patients are going to be attended by family members … one bed + no … more

Letter to the editor: Do your part for health, says Lone Tree's mayor

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw how vital Colorado’s health care workers are to keeping our communities safe and healthy. As mayor of Lone Tree, I witnessed how … more

Letter to the editor: Growth is hurting Castle Rock

I have been an area resident since 1979 — Castle Rock was 4,700 folks then, 70,000 now. Current zoning takes us to over 120,000. That is an annual growth rate of over … more

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
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