Letters to the editor
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Letter - Freedom from tyranny needed

Freedom from tyranny needed On July 4, 1776, the leaders of the American Colonists signed a Declaration of Independence to free the Colonists from the tyranny of the British crown. Thomas Paine, an … more

Letter - Two Forks was missed chance

Two Forks was missed chance In regard to Douglas County’s (and other entities’) quest for water: can anyone remember and say Two Forks Dam? Thanks to former President George H.W. Bush’s early … more

Letter - Drag show protest was misguided

Drag show protest was misguided In response to the June 23 article “Drag show protesters, counterprotesters eye future events”: What’s “normal” in America right now, Ms. Overbeck, are … more

Letter - Disappointed by drag show decision

Disappointed by drag show decision I was sad and disappointed to read in the June 23 issue of the Highlands Ranch Herald that the Southridge Recreation Center sponsored a drag show. I wager that most … more

Letter: LPS interpreters deserve better

LPS interpreters deserve better After Littleton Public Schools board members voted to deny collective bargaining rights to interpreters for deaf/hard-of-hearing students on June 9, I was reminded of … more

Letter: In response to gun-control column

In response to gun-control column In response to Robert Tann’s column, “I’ve lived in a country with gun control. It works”: Unlike Robert Tann, I have never lived in a country with gun … more

Letter: Intention versus impact

Intention versus impact The Colorado Department of Education intends to revise the social studies standards. The impact of their intention will ultimately be harmful. When kids are not given the … more

Letter: Laydon has integrity

Laydon has integrity I am so proud to have Abe Laydon as county commissioner representing my district. Over the last few years, Commissioner Laydon was a leader in opening Douglas County so local … more

Letter: We are not helpless against gun violence

We are not helpless against gun violence I’m sure I am not alone in feeling many emotions after the killing of children in Uvalde, Texas last month. I have experienced sadness, anger, fear, and … more

Letter: Weekly is excellent choice

Weekly is excellent choice Douglas County has a long history of excellent leadership in the sheriff’s office. Our community safety standards and enforcement — much like the geographical distance … more

Letter: Assault weapons are false idol

Assault weapons are false idol I am white and used to be a Christian. One of my mother’s brothers, Uncle Lowell, was a Methodist minister who ministered to two or three backwoods congregations in … more

Letter: Directors showing bad faith

Directors showing bad faith A growing chorus of Highlands Ranch residents are bringing awareness to an upcoming “drag” show on June 17 at the community’s Southridge Recreation Center. While … more

Letter: Frizell is best for HD45

Frizell is best for HD45 Lisa Frizell is the right person at the right time to represent us here in House District 45. Lisa’s unique principles, experience and leadership enable her to hit the … more

Letter - Marshall deserves support

Marshall deserves support Bob Marshall is running for HD43. Bob is a Marine, he served well over 28 years as a military lawyer including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Within the past month, … more

Letter - Don't believe smear by GOP

Don't believe smear by GOP Talk about a smear campaign. Recently the official Douglas County Republicans sent out a smear email accusing the Douglas County Democratic Party of creating and … more

Letter - Buck’s words felt hollow

Buck’s words felt hollow I attended the Memorial Day remembrance in Littleton. I also attended the ceremony in Highlands Ranch. At Littleton’s event, the only speakers were veterans and a … more

Letter - Enough is enough

Enough is enough I am a great-grandfather and I don’t want to be standing out in front of a school shooting hoping that my great-grandchildren are safe inside from the gunfire I hear. Let the … more

Letter - Sheriff explains Weekly support

Sheriff explains Weekly support Primary ballots are in the mail, and I’ve received over a hundred texts, emails, and phone calls from people asking me “who should I vote for in the primary for … more

Letter - Societal decay is problem

Societal decay is problem Why would a human being do something like this to other human beings? Evil. You can’t “ban” evil any more than you can “ban” earthquakes. As for “thoughts and … more

Letter - Support Anderson for sheriff

Support Anderson for sheriff John Anderson is the only Douglas County candidate for sheriff to stand up at the 2019 Senate hearings and speak out against Sheriff Spurlock’s red flag bill. Candidate … more
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