Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Stay the course in DCSD

As a public education advocate, parent of 2 DCSD graduates and the grandparent of future DougCo students, I have been witness to the transition and progress of our school district. more

Letter to the editor: Keep Lone Tree services with 2E

Please join me Nov. 2 in voting yes on 2E, the proposed one cent on each dollar sales tax increase in Lone Tree. If you appreciate the great benefits we enjoy in Lone Tree … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to Lone Tree tax increase

I urge all Lone Tree residents to vote “no” to the proposed Lone Tree sales tax increase. more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 2E for Lone Tree's future

As my Lone Tree neighbors consider ballot issue 2E, I have some questions for them. more

Letter to the editor: 2E will sustain services in Lone Tree

I hope my fellow Lone Tree residents will join me in voting yes on 2E this November 2nd. I was initially skeptical but once I looked at the data I became convinced. Changing … more

Letter to the editor: 2E would help with policing in Lone Tree

We have lived in cities and states ranging from New York to Southern California, and absolutely love living in Lone Tree. For that reason, we will vote yes on 2E. The … more

Letter to the editor: Lone Tree's 2E doesn't make sense

2E doesn't make sense I encourage Lone Tree residents to vote no on 2E, the proposed Lone Tree sales tax increase, for two reasons: 1. The City of Lone Tree does not have a specific need for this 55% … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County's schools made right call

As the controversy over wearing masks continues in Douglas County and our elected officials don’t get it, Douglas County School District has made the right move and is … more

Letter to the editor: ABC test spells trouble

Colorado’s representatives in Congress should be commended for efforts to lift up workers and families affected by the COVID pandemic. more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on sales tax in Lone Tree

I urge all Lone Tree residents to vote “no” to the proposed Lone Tree sales tax increase. Saying “it’s just a penny” is a platitude, not justification. The city’s … more

Letter to the editor: Drowning out democracy in Douglas County

Democracy does not preserve freedom simply by one party claiming protection of it. At an Aug. 19 special business meeting, Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon asked … more

Letter to the editor: Sales tax is right idea in Lone Tree

Lone Tree has undergone drastic changes in the 25-plus years since its inception; however, our financial structure for supporting the maintenance and public safety of the city … more

Letter to the editor: Hit brakes on Douglas County commissioners’ plan

Hit brakes on commissioners’ plan Regarding the July 22 article, “County seeks volunteers to advise on public health,” I note that Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties have been members of the … more

Letter to the editor: COVID affects children, too

COVID affects children, too So those opposing mandatory masks and vaccinations in school argue that COVID doesn’t affect kids? Well it does now. How about 46K new hospitalizations with confirmed … more

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Douglas County's open space director

Thanks to open space director Cheryl Matthews, Douglas County’s Director of Open Space and Natural Resources since 2001, recently announced her retirement. Under Cheryl’s leadership the program … more

Letter to the editor: Pausing Gemini Group contract with Douglas County Schools was right move

Pausing contract was right move As a retired teacher who also did graduate coursework that included critical race theory philosophy training 20 years ago, I understand the current concern with the … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to sales tax hike in Lone Tree

Now is not the time for a massive tax increase on families, young people, our seniors and our neighbors. Lone Tree's mayor and city council are proposing a massive 66% … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to masks, whose style is being crimped?

My house is on the Vista Trail open space a few hundred yards east of the Platte River Academy on South Colorado Boulevard. more

Letter to the editor: Tri-County does good work on our health

Have you had a swim in a public or community pool? Have your children attended a preschool in Douglas County? Have you dined in a restaurant in Douglas County? Do you value … more

Letter to the editor: The Douglas County coroner recognizes a touch of compassion

My name is Jill Romann, and I am your Douglas County coroner. I would like to acknowledge another act of kindness which occurred here in our Douglas County. This act was one of … more
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