Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Super Dad

Super Dad Hello head of household, Super Dad. The one your family looks up to for guidance. You won’t wear a mask or get the COVID-19 vaccination, but there you are in the hospital for over three … more

Letter to the editor: Urge Congress to help kids

Urge Congress to help kids As we look back at Mother’s Day, I reflect on how hard mothers have worked during the COVID-19 pandemic to care for their children. Unfortunately, too many moms are still … more

Letter to the editor: Let experts make health decisions

Let experts make health decisions Per your article, “County opts out of Tri-County dial extension,” Abe Laydon’s quote “I want ... Douglas County to be the first county in the state to say … more

Letter to the editor: Corrupt or dishonest?

Corrupt or dishonest? On 23 April, the Board of County Commissioners issued a public letter to Commissioner Thomas stating she: “...continued to misrepresent the truth and leverage your name, title … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners drop ball on health

Commissioners drop ball on health Reading County Commissioner Abe Laydon’s declaration that “this pandemic is over” (Castle Rock New Press, April 22) just reaffirmed my decision not to frequent … more

Letter to the editor: Schools' equity policy needed

Schools’ equity policy needed Re equity policy at DCSD — thank you for including the quotes representing opposition. Many of them are verbatim the standard responses from entitled white … more

Letter to the editor: Conserve for Colorado's water use

Conserve for Colorado’s water future Meeting Colorado’s water needs in the face of climate change requires that we significantly reduce the use of water, rather than build more environmentally … more

Letter to the editor: Support bill to protect land

Support bill to protect land The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act. As a mom, I was thrilled to see the news. Like so many Colorado … more

Letter to the editor

‘Needs’ and ‘wants’ in LPS I read the article “LPS mulls closing some elementaries” with great interest. It reported that due to a “$60 million premium on bond sales, district officials … more

Letter to the editor: Irritated by mask rules

Irritated by mask rules I play racquetball. I like to play at Northridge Rec Center. I was playing cutthroat on Saturday and was informed by staff that only two players are allowed in a … more

Letter to the editor

Questions about equity policy Douglas County residents agree that all kids should thrive in school. To help accomplish this, we should foster respect and empathy and reject bias and racism. This is … more

Letter to the editor: Enough self-congratulation

Enough self-congratulation The sponsors of the now-defunct Douglas County School Board recall seem happy to take credit where none is due. In fact, they’re patting themselves on the back. “We … more

Letter to the editor: Recall died, now fund schools

Recall died, now fund schools As a public school teacher and Douglas County parent, I feel deep empathy for parents who have struggled with this unprecedented and enormously difficult year. I’ve … more

Letter to the editor: Grassroots victory at DCSD

Grassroots victory at DCSD Nate Ormond called off Road to Recall at the DougCo Board of Education meeting 3/2/21 as the board unanimously voted to return the district to full in-class learning. Only … more

Letter to the editor: Charters lead way amid COVID

If the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board is looking for exemplars on how to competently reopen schools, they need not look further than the resilient charter schools across this district. … more

Letter to the editor: Recall drive seems pointless

Recall drive seems pointless It is difficult to understand the Douglas County School Board director recall election effort. The district will have to pay $250-350K for an election when just four … more

Letter to the editor: Recall drive has bad odor

Recall drive has bad odor Why do I think there is a backstory to the Feb. 11 News-Press front page story of a recall process initiated to target four DCSD school board directors? A group claims it is … more

Letter to the editor: Schools’ equity policy is crucial

Schools’ equity policy is crucial I congratulate Douglas County School District for the work on the Equity Policy and this media for shedding light into this journey. George Floyd’s murder was … more

Letter to the editor: Equity, inclusion are needed

Equity, inclusion are needed Thank you to Colorado Community Media for the many articles in last week’s paper about the Douglas County School District’s lack of diversity. I am a … more

Letter to the editor: School directors shut down our voices

School directors shut down our voices If you watched the February 16 DCSD Board of Education meeting, your jaw probably dropped like mine did. For two consecutive meetings now, school board … more
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