Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Put others first

Put others first When did our elected Douglas County state lawmakers become health experts to feel Tri-County Health was wrong in issuing stay-at-home orders prior to the governor’s call? Are they … more

Letter to the editor: Trump deserves praise

Trump deserves praise President Trump has been at the forefront of an unprecedented response to the outbreak of COVID-19, leading the way to protect Coloradans. By taking effective actions, the … more

Letter to the editor: A matter of common sense

A matter of common sense I am in full support of Director John Douglas of Tri-County Health. He has the facts and projections of COVID-19 and has nothing but the welfare of the people in mind. I do … more

Letter to the editor: Poor move by politicians

Poor move by politicians As a Douglas County resident and retired medical technologist, I was appalled at the actions of our local elected officials in response to the stay-at-home order by the … more

Letter to the editor: Leave it to the professionals

Leave it to the professionals I couldn’t believe it when I read that six of our state legislators admonished the Tri-County Health department for being proactive in reducing the spread of … more

Letter to the editor: Embracing the challenge

Embracing the challenge School is back in session. Parents, teachers and students usually just return to their normal school and life routines.This year, though, is different. The coming weeks offer … more

Letter to editor: Kudos to Laydon

Kudos to Laydon I wanted to make you aware of the unflagging support that was given to the Tri-County Health Department’s stay-at-home order by County Commissioner Abe Laydon. From the very … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you for article

Thank you for article My heart lifted when I saw the altar at St. Thomas More in the paper. My daughter was married there and my grandchildren received their sacraments there. I must make one … more

Letter to the editor: Hold colleges accountable

Hold colleges accountable I won’t be voting for any candidate who supports college loan forgiveness through a new law, bankruptcy or any other means. I and my children worked to pay for college … more

Letter to the editor: Careful, but normal

Careful, but normal My friend, Anna, and I have lived a total of 162 years, which makes us a tad older than most people in Douglas County. I am not going ro reveal our (her) age, but I’m the older … more

Letter to the editor: Empowering young women

Empowering young women When I think back to when I was a 16-year-old girl in 1978, I was only expected to get good grades, go to college, get married, and raise a family. Fortunately, people in my … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to Snowmass

Kudos to Snowmass It takes a village — Snowmass Village — to show the rest of Colorado how to enforce the red flag law. I urge all residents of Douglas County to go on the internet and read about … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would benefit workers

Bill would benefit workers Almost six out of 10 private-sector, nonunion employees have forced arbitration in their employment  contracts. That means that they have given up their rights to hold … more

Letter to the editor: Gun violence all too real

Gun violence all too real I am a mother of young children here in Parker. Since moving to this community five years ago, I have experienced numerous reminders of the ways gun violence impacts our … more

Letter to the editor: A strong law

A strong law On Feb. 3, several Colorado Republicans introduced a bill that seeks to repeal Colorado’s Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO or “red flag”) law. The move likely stems from … more

Letter to the editor: Keep church, state separate

Keep church, state separate Have the Douglas County Commissioners forgotten about a recent lawsuit concerning the use of taxpayer money in the form of vouchers that the Douglas County School Board … more

Letter to the editor: Keep all kids safe

Keep all kids safe I would like to applaud the actions of the Douglas County commissioners in awarding grants to schools for the purpose of school safety. One of the schools mentioned in a recent … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners stand by funding

Commissioners stand by funding In a recent letter to the editor, Mr. Robert Clarke expresses concern regarding the legality of spending certain county funds for school safety, but his underlying … more

Letter to the editor: Losing respect for GOP

Losing respect for GOP In 2016, I attended a backyard rally for Congressman Coffman. He assured supporters in attendance that Republicans needed to be elected because they are the only ones who can … more

Letter to the editor: No place for politics

No place for politics I am a resident of Douglas County and I’m proud of our community. However I am disappointed in the reception myself and other survivors of gun violence, including STEM parents … more
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