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With the partisan rhetoric of the schoolboard elections behind us, it's time to ask, "will changes proposed by either side actually improve our schools?" While the new, anti-reform board will surely … more
Congratulations to the Rock Canyon High School marching band for getting into the semifinals of the State Marching Band Competition at the Air Force Academy. Under the direction of the new band … more
As the new school board of Douglas County takes office, it is time to put into action where they have complained for years about reform not working. Do they have a better plan? Do they have a plan to … more
Thank you, Craig Marshall Smith, for your recent column. It drives me crazy to see people with their pets off leash just walking around like they own the neighborhood. My favorite line that they … more
A longtime friend, former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, once said that putting one's name on a ballot is a deeply personal decision. I also think it's an incredible patriotic thing to do. Let's face it, … more
  "Not broke don't fix it." The attempted recall of former Mayor Paul Donahue proved it is broke. Only voters in his district could vote on the recall, not a townwide vote to recall our … more
As early residents and successful business owners, we recognized many years ago, how special Castle Rock is... but it's not been perfect. Growth brings prosperity and consequence. Our schools have … more
Let's get serious - do we really want our Town Council to be "broken" before we "fix" it? I would suggest six recalls, initiatives and referenda over the last five years proves something is not … more
A crucial vote against reforms I moved to Douglas County 10 years ago when my sons were babies, specifically for the vibrant, beloved, top-ranked schools. I am a former teacher, charter and … more
With almost two months left to go, the 2017 hurricane season is breaking records. The combined costs of Harvey, Irma and Maria are nearly $400 billion; almost 300 people in the region have lost their … more
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