Letters to the editor
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Re: the recent Q&A with state Rep. Kevin Van Winkle and his answers to the question of the two most important issues the Legislature must tackle this session. Rep. Van Winkle identifies … more
I wrote our Senator, Cory Gardner, and implored him to not vote for Betsy DeVos as education secretary. I based my argument on the confirmation hearings where she displayed an almost complete … more
On Feb. 6, Senate Bill 17-005, a bill that would allow a county sheriff to provide training to educators seeking to carry a concealed weapon in school, led by state Sen. Chris Holbert, of Parker, and … more
Earlier this year, principals at middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District were blindsided by sudden budget cuts which will directly impact students this fall. Despite outcry from … more
Once again, the commissioners of Douglas County prove that fiscal responsibility is an alien concept. The law enforcement driver training center and the crime lab are two more projects that are … more
It's extremely sad, and frustrating, to see the unchecked growth in Douglas County, and the cities within the county. We all understand that growth will happen, but it needs to happen responsibly. … more
I was very disappointed to read the recent article "Douglas County School Board rescinds latest voucher program." What a lost opportunity to be on the cutting edge. It would be interesting to … more
If I went up to any Castle Rock resident on the street and asked if they knew who the current mayor is, there's an almost certainty that they would not know. If I then told them the name of our … more
In her Dec. 8 opine, Barbara Backlin apparently lost the road map when she wandered through "good teachers," "Obama forcing kids back into ineffective schools," and the value of charter schools, en … more
Re: Last week's letter, "Choice is a good thing for students" My truck is 14 years old and I would like to buy a new one, but the truck I would really like to have is expensive.  I would like … more
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