Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the editor: The wrong direction

The wrong direction As the Douglas County School Board and staff begin spending proceeds from MLO/bonds, why is there a need for a new standing committee to oversee the spending? By the time this new … more

Letter to the editor: A helpful explanation

A helpful explanation Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tucker’s explanation of how the school district is spending money from the mill levy override and bond, which was described in a recent edition of … more

Letter to the editor: It doesn't add up

It doesn't add up If Colorado Republicans want to whine about Democrats trying to equalize our broken system of counting votes, they should take a 1,500-mile trip east to my home state of West … more

Letter to the editor: A political move

A political move I was dismayed to read that Meghann Silverthorn was chosen for a position on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees. Her extreme right-wing ideology was part of the destruction … more

Letter to the editor: A big-picture fix is needed

A big-picture fix needed DCSD Superintendent Tucker’s recommendation to fire Michelle Grissom can be expected, but it’s a narrowly focused reaction that doesn’t address the root cause of the … more

Letter to the editor: Just the facts, please

Just the facts, please It was disappointing to read Ellis Arnold’s account of certain bills currently being discussed in the Colorado Legislature. “Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal … more

Letter to the editor: A vote against bill

A vote against bill If Mike Foote’s bill in the Colorado Legislature to make the popular vote count becomes law it will have exactly the opposite effect. Your vote won’t count, instead it will … more

Letter to the editor: Letter writer off base

Letter writer off base My name is Kyle Lewis, and among other things, I am a high school student in Douglas County. I was dismayed to read Smith Young’s Jan. 31 letter to the editor, in which he … more

Letter to the editor: DCSD no place for radical agenda

DCSD no place for radical agenda Referring to Alex Dewind’s Jan. 24 online article “Douglas County teacher on leave following Twitter post,” most of us who follow the news are aware of Michelle … more

Letter to the editor: Argument falls flat

Argument falls flat In regard to last week’s article “Finding hope on a flat earth,” the Flat-Earthers state that the world is flat, covered by a dome, and Antarctica is a wall off ice that … more

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. … more

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the … more

Letter to the editor: Elect George Brauchler

Elect George Brauchler Courtroom experience is critical for our next attorney general. George Brauchler has tried hundreds of cases, many high-profile. Ninety percent of the positions in the … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B crucial for DCSD

5A, 5B crucial for DCSD I taught in Douglas County for 18 years before taking a (yes) pay cut to move to a neighboring district. My working conditions (student learning conditions) were poor and left … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for our future

Vote for our future Thank you, CCM, for telling it like it is in your Oct. 11 issue, with regard to the school district’s funding concerns. We haven’t passed a funding measure in 12 years, to the … more
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