Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: School board’s sales job

School board’s sales job The Douglas County School Board’s strategy for selling the tax increase on the November ballot is now clear. They want money for teacher pay raises but that likely … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B I am a mom of four kids in Douglas County Schools. My oldest is now a freshman in high school. She feels like up to this point she has served as a guinea pig for new teachers, who … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 110

Vote yes on 110 This November, two transportation propositions will be on the ballot. In light of a recent letter to the editor, it is worth outlining their differences. Prop 109 (Fix Our Damn … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools You may have seen statistics about school Douglas County School District pay scales. Data rarely tells the whole story. Take the chemistry and math teacher that Rock Canyon … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Proposition 112

Vote no on Proposition 112 Debates over the future of Colorado’s oil and gas industry can seem remote for residents in the southern suburbs of Denver. But ballot measures such as Proposition 112, … more

Letter to the editor: There’s conservative bias, too

There’s conservative bias, too In reading the back and forth on media bias I noticed something interesting. What I noticed was that every time someone complains of media bias it is always liberal … more

Letter to the editor: A civic good for Douglas County

A civic good for county Sandy and I are senior citizens and have lived in Douglas County for 42 years as homeowners. Our local news comes primarily from your paper. We believe in the need to support … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Proposition 112

Vote no on Proposition 112 Debates over the future of Colorado’s oil and gas industry can seem remote for residents in the southern suburbs of Denver. But ballot measures such as Proposition 112, … more

Letter to the editor: Pointing out bias is important

Pointing out bias is important My thanks to George Sullivan, of Centennial, for his excellent letter to the editor earlier this month. He stated what I wanted to say, but more elequently than I might … more

Letter to the editor: Ruling doesn’t make sense

Ruling doesn’t make sense A federal judge ruled that the Douglas County School District violated the law by promoting a Christian group’s mission trip. The case involved the Fellowship of … more

Letter to the editor: Think of the kids

Think of the kids If Congress doesn’t act to save it, we could lose one of the best federal programs keeping kids healthy: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF uses funds from offshore … more

Letter to the editor: No need for tax hike

No need for tax hike The DougCo School Board will ask taxpayers for both a $40 million mill levy override (MLO) and a $250 million bond issue, which means much higher taxes for DougCo residents. … more

Letter to the editor: Way off base on teachers

Way off base on teachers How is it possible that there are educated adults in this country who still believe teachers work less than full time as professional educators? I was appalled to read … more

Letter to the editor: Numbers tell different story

Numbers tell different story Recently, Heidi Thomas made several blatantly misleading statements regarding another person’s letter to the editor. I’d like to address a couple of those. The first, … more

Letter to the editor: Money goes where needs are

Money goes where needs are Joy Overbeck questioned why charter schools were getting only a small percentage of the DCSD bond issue 5B on this November’s ballot. There are several reasons why … more

Letter to the editor: Step up for schools

Step up for schools Kindergartners in both Douglas County and Aurora are cuter than two buttons on a shoe.  Middle-schoolers, despite the occasional crack that they are living proof of aliens among … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Proposition 112 is misguided idea I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to … more

Letter to the editor: Stop anti-Christian bigotry

Stop anti-Christian bigotry The Colorado Civil Rights Division has again gone after Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, a Christian. This time, they’re giving credence to a complaint by a … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools Those who have lived in Douglas County for a long time know that the last three decades have brought a lot of change. When my children were little, Douglas County was … more

Letter to the editor: Proposition would bring needed change

Proposition would bring needed change I urge voters to vote yes on Proposition 112, prohibiting oil and gas development within 2,500 feet from other drill holes, living structures and critical … more
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