Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Missing the point on red flag bill

Missing the point on red flag bill Which is worse: ignorance or sending a letter to the editor with a covert political agenda beginning with “reasonable people"? Not conceding to ignorance, I must … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners should just do their jobs

Commissioners: Do your job Reasonable people can disagree about the merits and shortcomings, and yes, even the constitutionality of the recently passed Colorado House Bill 19-1177, the Extreme Risk … more

Letter to the editor: Need an explanation

Need an explanation In an article last week, County Commissioner Lora Thomas is quoted as having said, “What is not in question is our commitment to public safety and improved mental health … more

Letter to the editor: Bill a slippery slope

Bill a slippery slope Why would any reasonable person oppose the red flag law? I’m not a lawyer but here are a few reasons:  First, the law could violate the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. … more

Letter to the editor: Bill merits support

Bill merits support With an extreme-risk law, families and law enforcement can seek a court order to suspend firearms access to persons who are a danger to themselves and others. It is modeled after … more

Letter to the editor: Not a level playing field

Not a level playing field The school board of Douglas County, for what I believe were political reasons, stated if the bond issue passed it would share some of proceeds with charter schools. I assume … more

Letter to the editor: Maybe Neville should go?

Maybe Neville should go? State Rep. Patrick Neville's support for recalling Legislators whom he disagrees with, which he has affirmed through a recent Facebook post, is the worst kind of politics. … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would save lives

Bill would save lives In a sick twist of irony, a team of extremists is beginning a recall of Sheriff Spurlock — a sheriff who just four months ago won re-election with over 134,000 votes while … more

Letter to the editor: Bill not a gun grab

Bill not a gun grab I have been a gun owner for nearly 50 years and have lived in Highlands Ranch for 22 years. We recently co-founded Colorado Gun Owners for Safety (CGOS). CGOS are men and women … more

Letter to the editor: Bill thankfully defeated

Bill thankfully defeated In a Q&A published in the March 21 issue, state Rep. Patrick Neville mischaracterized the Child Safety Account bill that he had sponsored as one “to protect students … more

Letter to the editor: Silverthorn should resign

Silverthorn should resign The March 14 edition of the paper included a guest column from Sean Duffy, president of the Douglas County Libraries Board of Trustees. Mr. Duffy decries the “partisan … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would help reduce suicide

Bill would help reduce suicide As a one-time state lawmaker who had an “A+” NRA rating and a former Republican candidate for governor, I’m strongly supportive of HB-1177 — a bill that would … more

Letter to the editor: Sheriff deserves support

Sheriff deserves support I’m sorely disappointed at the lack of citizen support and representation shown at the Douglas County commissioners meeting on March 12 by our somewhat elected officials. … more

Letter to the editor: Not everything is political

Not everything is political Thank you for publishing Sean Duffy’s guest column. He carefully and logically explained the process for finding and vetting candidates for the DC Library Board. The … more

Letter to the editor: Bad move by commissioners

Bad move by commissioners More than 25 percent of states across the country have passed red flag laws and another dozen, including Colorado, are considering doing the same. In less than three months … more

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a … more

Letter to the editor: Bill a step for safety

Bill a step for safety All of Highlands Ranch was shocked by the slaying of Deputy Zackari Parrish. Now our Legislature is considering a legal tool that could have prevented Parrish’s murder, by … more

Letter to the editor: Cartoon a very poor choice

Cartoon a very poor choice I was taken aback by and angry with the editorial cartoon in your last issue of the paper. This cartoon mischaracterizes people of faith, Trump voters and conservatives in … more

Letter to the editor: The system is not broken

The system is not broken In response to Roy Legg, our electoral college system of vote counting is not broken. He wants to change it so that if Colorado votes for candidate X, but huge states like … more

Letter to the editor: Stand up for conservative principles

Stand up for conservative principles Consider Robert Clarke’s letter to the editor expressing his dismay at Meghann Silverthorn’s appointment to the Douglas County Library Board on the basis of … more
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