Letters to the editor
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Letter - Mental health struggle is real

Mental health struggle is real I am writing in response to the article titled “From the Editor: I have been there — Unmasking mental health can lead to help,” published in your newspaper the … more

Letter - Vote yes on 5A and 5B

Vote yes on 5A and 5B In 2018, Douglas County voters approved a bond and mill levy override (MLO) for the first time in over a decade. The passage of these measures allowed us to begin correcting … more

Letter - Vote yes on tax for parks

Vote yes on tax for parks Douglas County’s youth sports teams serve thousands of kids and their families every season. Youth sports groups work to instill in all players the challenge of … more

Letter - Student loan counterproposal

Student loan counterproposal In response to the article authored by Robert Tann on “Biden’s student debt relief plan met with mixed reactions,” I would offer a counterproposal. Often the … more

Letter - Thanks for good work

Thanks for good work I want to thank Thelma Grimes, the editor of our Lone Tree Voice. Since you have started the whole paper has more pertinent information and I especially I enjoy your personal … more

Letter - Save America at ballot box

Save America at ballot box The people who voted for Joe Biden for president in 2020 were led to believe he was the great uniter, the moderate, the one who would reach across the aisle for bipartisan … more

Letter - Need facts on bond, MLO

Need facts on bond, MLO How does one go about improving the chances of getting a $450 million bond issue and $60 million mill levy override passed? Most of us support public education and see the … more

Letter - Say no to MLO

Say no to MLO The Douglas County School Board passed a mill and bond in 2019. A lockdown and three years later, the board is again requesting more money. Why? DCSD has lost over 3,500 students since … more

Letter - It’s time for five

It’s time for five There are strong logical arguments for upgrading to five commissioners: 1) Three commissioners can’t adequately represent the whole county of 375,000 residents. The … more

Letter - Why men care about abortion

Why men care about abortion This is in response to Linda Newell's guest column dated Aug. 11. Linda asks the question “Why would men be so interested in allowing the government to tell a person … more

Letter - A thought about charters

A thought about charters As expected after nearly a year of researching possible tax increase for schools our Douglas County School Board approved a ballot question that even research demonstrated it … more

Letter - Stick with three commissioners

Stick with three commissioners The bad idea of adding two more Douglas County commissioners as published Aug. 25 by Elliott Wenzler is an article that reads more like a story or allegory than a news … more

Letter - It’s time for five

It’s time for five There are strong logical arguments for upgrading to five commissioners: 1) Three commissioners can’t adequately represent the whole county of 375,000 residents. The … more

Letter - Editorial got it right

Editorial got it right Thelma Grimes’ Aug. 11 editorial, “Cough it Up,” was a breath of fresh air. Between the legally suspicious antics of the new school board, the silly battles between the … more

Letter - Five commissioners needed

Five commissioners needed The article “Commissioners Teal, Laydon vote to investigate Thomas again” points to more than just the dysfunction of a Board of County Commissioners. The series of … more

Letter - Republican nonsense

Republican nonsense What part of Secret, Top Secret and other government security clearances do Republicans and Republican members of Congress not understand? One of the most responsible positions a … more

Letter - Pro-life movement cares

Pro-life movement cares In response to Linda Newell’s “Since you asked …” column on Aug. 11: Not only a woman (the only gender with a uterus), but a man too can understand the dignity of … more

Letter - End bias against renters

End bias against renters I could not agree more with editor Thelma Grimes’ column “A Sad Reality” (July 28) in which she cited the unfortunate, negative perceptions of those who rent their … more

Letter - Release the pricey report

Release the pricey report Two Douglas County commissioners’ vendetta against their fellow commissioner, Lora Thomas, has crossed the line into obsession. Incredibly, Laydon and Teal refuse to … more

Letter - DCSD board majority not for ­community

DCSD board majority not for ­community Regarding the story “Law enforcement investigating DCSD board members over allegations of perjury”: What Douglas County School Board President Mike … more
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