Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Thanks to health-care sector

Thanks to health-care sector The Douglas County Business Alliance represents more than 5,500 businesses and over 155,000 employees, allowing us to see firsthand the many challenges COVID-19 threw at … more

Letter to the editor: Glad for response

Glad for response So proud that there was a published response to “Super Dad” appearing in your May 27 edition. The response from John Salanitro was spot on. He should be asked to write guest … more

Letter to the editor: Why I will walk

Why I will walk My Wind Crest senior living community will hold its second Pride Parade June 24. When a few residents and employees met to plan the upcoming parade, it started me thinking. Why is our … more

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years … more

Letter to the editor: Still waiting for more

Still waiting for more As I read the May 20th Castle Rock News-Press article titled, “As counties lift restrictions, virus not done taking toll,” I have to say, I was left with disappointment and … more

Letter to the editor: Scenario was scare mongering

Scenario was scare mongering This is in response to the author of the “Super Dad” letter. Please stay in your basement with a mask, goggles, face shield, binky and blanket. No one, you or the … more

Letter to the editor: End loopholes for ultra-rich

End loopholes for ultra-rich No matter what we look like, where we come from, or how we make a living, most of us do our best to care for our families and communities. But today a handful of … more

Letter to the editor: Equity naysayers seek past

Equity naysayers seek past Douglas County School District is reflecting the myriad issues churning across the country. Most of these issues are much larger social and cultural in nature. And what … more

Letter to the editor: County leadership disappointing

County leadership disappointing The recent actions of the Douglas County commissioners as reported in the Highlands Ranch Herald are an affront to the citizens of the county. Who believes that a … more

Letter to the editor: End transcript withholding

End transcript withholding When colleges withhold transcripts for ransom for unpaid fines, it creates a vicious Catch-22; students need a well-paying job to afford the fine, they need a degree to get … more

Letter to the editor: Importance of air quality

Importance of air quality Without good air quality, our health and well-being is in jeopardy. Our community, along with many others can experience some of the highest ozone concentrations in the … more

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
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