Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Douglas County mistaken about separation

County mistaken about separation As our Douglas County commissioners move away from Tri-County Health, I question their judgment, asking some pointed questions. Can the commissioners provide the same … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County commissioners let us down

Commissioners let us down I am extremely disappointed with the Douglas County commissioners' decision to opt out of the Tri-County Health Department because of the health department's mandate to wear … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose

Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose Cory Gardner is attempting to “greenwash” his reputation to improve his chances for reelection in 2020; however, Gardner’s voting record and unwavering … more

Letter to the editor: Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot

Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot Guns and safety will be a big topic in the next legislative session and it’s important that Coloradans have their voice heard. Our state laws are evidence-based … more

Letter to the editor: Wrong approach on surprise bills

Wrong approach on surprise bills Federal COVID-19 relief efforts have helped many small businesses survive, but our health-care workers remain hard hit. In April, more than 1.4 million lost their … more

Letter to the editor: Civil War statue was part of Colorado’s story

Statue was part of Colorado’s story Meet my great-grandfather, John Dare Howland, designer of the Civil War statue that stood near Colorado’s Capitol. “Jack” Howland, was born in Zanesville, … more

Letter to the editor: Thankful for Wind Crest in Highlands Ranch

Thankful for Wind Crest Day after day as I hear and read about the difficult situations in some nursing homes throughout the country, I’m reminded of how fortunate I am to be living at Wind Crest. … more

Letter to the editor: Englewood-area assistance agency seeks your help

COVID-19 impacts health and hunger in and around our base. more

Letter to the editor: Salute to strong Highlands Ranch teen

Patrick Boland, your story left me in awe and quite humbled by your strength in coping with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (the story: “Highlands Ranch teen’s a … more

Letter to the editor: Voting procedures scrutinized

Voting procedures scrutinized I read a letter to the editor last week claiming there was no fraud in mail-in voting. While that may be so, I have had personal experience with some deficiencies in our … more

Letter to the editor: Educators must focus on diversity

Educators must focus on diversity We represent many students in our community who are deeply outraged by the ongoing racial injustices occurring in our country. It is our belief that diversity in … more

Letter to the editor: Help prevent suicide in America

Help prevent suicide in America In this time of uncertainty, it is especially important to take care of our mental health. more

Letter to the editor: Arbitration is medical-bill answer

Arbitration is medical-bill answer Since last summer, one federal policy debate has been simmering in the halls of Congress: how to deal with “surprise medical bills.” Colorado’s congressional … more

Letter to the editor: We can be better on race

As a white woman, I attended a middle school where I was the minority. In high school (1970s), I went to Mississippi to help rebuild a black community and became friends with … more

Letter to the editor: Wear mask to demonstrate care

Wear mask to demonstrate care In response to the letter by Smith Young, you claim that your opposition to wearing a mask is “obstructing choice.” Is wearing a seat belt “obstructing choice” … more

Letter to the editor: Inconvenience isn’t a tragedy

Recently I read that Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon was appealing to the health department to reopen the pools because “it’s a tragedy that pools are … more

Letter to the editor: Follow safe health guidelines

Follow safe health guidelines Since the owners of C&C Coffee and Kitchen (in Castle Rock) are not afraid of the COVID-19 virus and its related laws, I must doubt their adherence to hygiene and … more

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the … more

Threat comes with opportunity

COVID-19 is perhaps the greatest threat to our collective lives — or maybe, one of our greatest opportunities. A May 14 article in the May 14 issue of The Lone Tree Voice brings both into stark … more

Masks are path to reopening

Occam's Razor stipulates that the simplest solution is usually the best solution. All of us want to reopen — we all want the economy to stabilize, to attend family reunions, send our kids back to … more
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