Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: A big-picture fix is needed

A big-picture fix needed DCSD Superintendent Tucker’s recommendation to fire Michelle Grissom can be expected, but it’s a narrowly focused reaction that doesn’t address the root cause of the … more

Letter to the editor: Just the facts, please

Just the facts, please It was disappointing to read Ellis Arnold’s account of certain bills currently being discussed in the Colorado Legislature. “Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal … more

Letter to the editor: A vote against bill

A vote against bill If Mike Foote’s bill in the Colorado Legislature to make the popular vote count becomes law it will have exactly the opposite effect. Your vote won’t count, instead it will … more

Letter to the editor: Letter writer off base

Letter writer off base My name is Kyle Lewis, and among other things, I am a high school student in Douglas County. I was dismayed to read Smith Young’s Jan. 31 letter to the editor, in which he … more

Letter to the editor: Time to reconsider?

Time to reconsider? In the recent article “State’s economy needs moderation, taxes, say experts,” two problem areas are stated: TABOR, Amendment 23, and the Gallagher Amendment; and the … more

Letter to the editor: Not the solution

Not the solution Since his salary and benefits are paid entirely from tax dollars, I am not surprised that the CFO from Colorado State University and others conclude that higher taxes is the only … more

Letter to the editor: DCSD no place for radical agenda

DCSD no place for radical agenda Referring to Alex Dewind’s Jan. 24 online article “Douglas County teacher on leave following Twitter post,” most of us who follow the news are aware of Michelle … more

Letter to the editor: Celebrate school choice

Celebrate school choice National School Choice Week, Jan. 20-26, is a great time to reflect on how school choice has allowed so many students the opportunity to find an educational option that allows … more

Letter to the editor: Argument falls flat

Argument falls flat In regard to last week’s article “Finding hope on a flat earth,” the Flat-Earthers state that the world is flat, covered by a dome, and Antarctica is a wall off ice that … more

Letter to the editor: Something’s missing

Something’s missing Normally, I wouldn’t have paid much attention to the article about the new chief academic officer for the Douglas County School District, primarily because we no longer have … more

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. … more

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the … more

Letter to the editor: Elect George Brauchler

Elect George Brauchler Courtroom experience is critical for our next attorney general. George Brauchler has tried hundreds of cases, many high-profile. Ninety percent of the positions in the … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Brauchler

Vote for Brauchler George Brauchler is a proven leader for families, by protecting us daily from increasing criminal activity in our schools and communities.   As district attorney for more than … more

Letter to the editor: We must pass 5A, 5B

We must pass 5A, 5B I strongly support the DCSD bond and mill levy proposals on this fall's ballot. As a DCSD employee since 1976 as a principal, high school science teacher and now a substitute … more

Letter to the editor: Trump makes choice easy

Trump makes choice easy I registered for the military draft 67 years ago and served eight years in the Air Force, including a stint at the Air Force Academy. I have paid Douglas County property taxes … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B crucial for DCSD

5A, 5B crucial for DCSD I taught in Douglas County for 18 years before taking a (yes) pay cut to move to a neighboring district. My working conditions (student learning conditions) were poor and left … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for our future

Vote for our future Thank you, CCM, for telling it like it is in your Oct. 11 issue, with regard to the school district’s funding concerns. We haven’t passed a funding measure in 12 years, to the … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Griswold

Vote for Griswold You’ve probably chosen a gubernatorial candidate. What about other statewide offices? Do you know about those candidates and their positions on our important issues? The secretary … more
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