Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Enough about teacher pay

Enough about teacher pay No, Douglas County property owners should not pay higher taxes for teachers. The recent article “Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid” written by the … more

Letter to the editor: In praise of tax deduction

In praise of tax deduction National Small Business Week was April 30-May 4. It represented an opportunity to celebrate small businesses that have succeeded in today’s competitive and fast-changing … more

Letter to the editor: Not a good lesson

Not a good lesson Strike one. I am part of the wave of parents that voted for the teacher-friendly school board in Douglas County over the last two election cycles. My mom was the president of her … more

Letter to the editor: Support sensible gun laws

Support sensible gun laws I am pro Second Amendment, I own guns, I hunt and I support common-sense gun laws. “Centrist,” “moderate” and “middle” are not terms that come to mind in the … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t punish the students

Don’t punish the students As a DCSD parent, I couldn’t disagree more with Dave Usechek’s letter printed in the April 19 edition.  Douglas County School District is experiencing a severe lack … more

About letters to the editor

Colorado Community Media welcomes letters to the editor. Please keep in mind the following rules: Submit your letter in a Word document or in the body of an email to … 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: 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: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 … more

Letter to the editor: Board’s selection about money

Board’s selection about money Now that the choice for school district superintendent has been announced, it is clear what kind of skill set the school board wants, which is someone who has … more

Letter to the editor: Put human lives first

Put human lives first I am a supporter of the Second Amendment and I am a mother of two elementary age children. Every day, I drop my children off at school and I have a moment of worry, will I see … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to teenager

Kudos to teenager It took a lot of guts for Noah Hollingshead, a senior at Castle View High School, to express his position against assault rifles and allow his picture to be shown in the paper. I … more

Letter to the editor: An important article

An important article Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s … 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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