Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Thanks for the votes

Thanks for the votes I truly would like to thank everyone who voted for me to the South Suburban Parks and Recreation board. I very much appreciated your support, trust and believing in me for … more

Letter to the editor: Good point on pay

Good point on pay I second Smith Young’s letter to the editor printed in last week’s edition. I do not begrudge the pretty good pay and all the vacation breaks teachers get. Teaching is … more

Letter to the editor: Laydon is right choice

Laydon is right choice I have lived in south metro Denver for more than 40 years, with the past 15 years being in Douglas County. I love our community and what we do to protect conservative ideals, … more

Letter to the editor: Laydon for commissioner

Laydon for commissioner Abe Laydon has the experience to responsibly represent the citizens of Douglas, County. Many Douglas County residents are concerned about government spending. Abe knows that … more

Letter to the editor: CDOT takes a toll

CDOT takes a toll We should take a peak at the leaders of CDOT, who get paid to construct and maintain our state roadways. Why did we construct a new exit and exchange at the north end of Castle Rock … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Laydon

Vote for Laydon I’m thrilled to vote for Abe Laydon in the Douglas County Republican primary in June. Ballots will be mailed on Monday, June 4. Here are some of the many reasons why Laydon is the … more

Letter to the editor: Enough about teacher pay

Enough about teacher pay No, Douglas County property owners should not pay higher taxes for teachers. The recent article “Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid” written by the … more

Learn about DCSD's budget needs

My family moved to Highlands Ranch 10 years ago because it was a family-oriented community with one of the best school districts in the nation. Little did we know Douglas County School District would … more

Letter to the editor: In praise of tax deduction

In praise of tax deduction National Small Business Week was April 30-May 4. It represented an opportunity to celebrate small businesses that have succeeded in today’s competitive and fast-changing … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Bakke for SSPR board

Vote Bakke for SSPR board On May 8, residents of the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District will vote to fill three seats on the SSPRD Board of Directors. Jerry Bakke is a great choice for your … more

Letter to the editor: Not a good lesson

Not a good lesson Strike one. I am part of the wave of parents that voted for the teacher-friendly school board in Douglas County over the last two election cycles. My mom was the president of her … more

Letter to the editor: Support sensible gun laws

Support sensible gun laws I am pro Second Amendment, I own guns, I hunt and I support common-sense gun laws. “Centrist,” “moderate” and “middle” are not terms that come to mind in the … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t punish the students

Don’t punish the students As a DCSD parent, I couldn’t disagree more with Dave Usechek’s letter printed in the April 19 edition.  Douglas County School District is experiencing a severe lack … more

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Colorado Community Media welcomes letters to the editor. Please keep in mind the following rules: Submit your letter in a Word document or in the body of an email to … more

Letter to the editor: Pye’s presence needed on board

Pye’s presence needed on board In the May 8 South Suburban board election, Susan Pye is the only woman running in the nine-candidate field. If voters choose her as one of the three new board … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Pye for SSPR board

Vote Pye for SSPR board It is our honor and pleasure to support and endorse Susan Pye for South Suburban Parks & Recreation District Board of Directors.  As our friend and neighbor, we have … more

Letter to the editor: Poor choice by school board

Poor choice by school board At its April 17 meeting, the Douglas County Board of Education voted to finalize a $260,000 contract with its new superintendent, Dr. Thomas Tucker.  What does school … more

Letter to the editor: Keep our kids safe

Keep our kids safe I am a Castle Rock resident and the mother of five elementary school-aged children. I support the Second Amendment and grew up in a family of responsible gun owners. When the … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Barrett for SSPR board

Vote Barrett for SSPR board I have known Pete Barrett for almost 30 years. Pete is an outstanding individual who is and has been a strong supporter of the district. We have worked together on many … more

Letter to the editor: Blosten the right choice

Blosten the right choice We are truly fortunate in having Charlie Blosten running for the board of directors of South Suburban. Knowing him for over 30 years as the director of public works for the … more
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