Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor

Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor Jason Gray is the right choice as Castle Rock’s first popularly elected mayor. Jason has been a contributor to our town since he moved here 20 years ago, … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B will benefit schools

5A, 5B will benefit schools As a Douglas County legislator, my conservative record on educational activism is strong. My last year as state representative I was awarded the Legislator of the Year … more

Letter to the editor: Keep politics out

Keep politics out Recent letter writer Jake Meuli has the right of it. My family has lived in Douglas County since 1983. Two of my three children experienced the DougCo educational system, as well as … more

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

Vote yes on 5A, 5B As a parent, community member and director of the Douglas County Board of Education, I fully support 5A and 5B. Passing a bond and mill levy override would provide DCSD with a … more

Letter to the editor: Schools need your vote

Schools need your vote The Douglas County School District currently has capital needs that could threaten the physical safety or interrupt the education of children in our community and no dedicated … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our children

Vote yes for our children I have one child attending school in Littleton Public Schools and another in Douglas County School District and I can testify to the fact that more funding provides more … 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: 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: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B We have an excellent opportunity to support a brighter future for our community this November. For years, the Douglas County School District board implemented unnecessary austerity … more

Letter to the editor: Great schools help everyone

Great schools help everyone My wife and I live in Parker and have three sons that attend our public schools. I’ve lived in Parker nearly my entire life. I went to kindergarten at Pine Lane … more

Letter to the editor: Discipline policy a failure

Discipline policy a failure I am a believer in teaching by example. A school district such as DCSD has a responsibility to help our kids learn responsible behavior by setting an example. … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s keep the buses

Let’s keep the buses I am writing in response to Steve Hickox’s recent letter. I drive a bus for the school district. Steve suggests using Uber instead. Since by law the district must supply … more

Letter to the editor: Right choice for future

Right choice for future Recently, I read several well-reasoned, articulate letters in support of ballot measures 5A and 5B. They clearly argued the urgent need for competitive teacher pay and … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Reed for mayor

Vote Reed for mayor Under the old system that lasted for about 30 years, the mayor of Castle Rock was appointed by the remaining council members. After being elected the first time, a new council … more

Letter to the editor

Vote no on bond, mill levy There are several state and local ballot initiatives, all of which deserve our no vote. Most increase taxes, with the exception of proposition 112 that effectively bans oil … 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
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