Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: What about First Amendment?

What about First Amendment? I am writing this letter in support of my Castle Pines neighbor, Shauna Johnson. I have never met and do not know Shauna, but am proud of her effort to express her First … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Diane Holbert

Vote for Diane Holbert Why I will proudly cast my vote for Diane Holbert to be our county commissioner: Having spent nearly 30 years personally involved in Douglas County politics, I’ve observed … more

Letter to the editor: Tucker a great choice

Tucker a great choice As a self-proclaimed award-winning journalist, it’s ironic that Joy Overbeck has omitted some relevant facts in the discussion of Dr. Thomas Tucker’s qualifications to lead … more

Letter to the editor: A double dip?

A double dip? As the Douglas County School Board attempts to have charter parents get behind a possible bond election, are they selling out neighborhood schools for votes? If charter schools were … more

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: 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: 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: Don’t reward bad decisions

Don’t reward bad decisions Taxpayers in Douglas County may be asked to approve a ballot question asking voters to approve an increase for mill levy override money to fund teacher pay. Why? Who … more

Letter to the editor: Know what it’s all about

Know what it’s all about This is a response to Jen Wilking’s Living and Aging Well column in March titled “Yoga is practical method to achieve more ease in aging.” Jan wrote an informative … more

Letter to the editor: Other ways to be safe

Other ways to be safe My life experience of 71 years tells me that some of these children, including David Hogg who already has all the talking points, are little wanna-be-activists that have had a … more

Letter to the editor: Poor choice by school board

Poor choice by school board At its April 17 meeting, the Douglas County Board of Education voted to finalize a $260,000 contract with its new superintendent, Dr. Thomas Tucker.  What does school … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our kids safe

Keep our kids safe I am a Castle Rock resident and the mother of five elementary school-aged children. I support the Second Amendment and grew up in a family of responsible gun owners. When the … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser deserves your vote

Weiser deserves your vote As a life-long Coloradan, I believe that we need an attorney general who brings legal expertise, proven leadership and the courage to stand up for our environment, … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Johnston for governor

Vote Johnston for governor I first heard Mike Johnston at Belmar Library on a Saturday afternoon back in March of 2017. There were over 45 engaged voters in attendance. Many were students, teachers … more

Letter to the editor: Choose Weiser for AG

Choose Weiser for AG Like many Coloradans, I remember just where I was when I learned the Columbine shooting happened. Although my children were very young, I still remember the horror I felt. I … 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: 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: Now, parking is a concern?

Now, parking is a concern? It amazes many of us that some in the Castle Rock Town Council are now concerned about parking in downtown. Wait! Councilmembers such as Green, Valentine and Ford approved … more
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