Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray

Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray Starting my fifth year of teaching, I find myself hopeful for the future because the district I have known and loved is moving in the right direction. I grew up in Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: We need open minds

We need open minds In the Oct. 10 edition of the paper, the article on the six Douglas County School Board candidates was quite revealing. On the topic of potentially arming teachers and/or staff … more

Letter to the editor: Ray a real leader

Ray a real leader We’ve had kids in Douglas County public schools for the last 14 years. We were part of the district’s rise to greatness, and also witnessed its decline. Under the leadership of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 7A

Vote yes on 7A On Nov. 5, voters in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District should voice their support for preserving our great parks and recreation system by voting YES on 7A. A yes vote … more

Letter to the editor: All voices should be heard

All voices should be heard I’m alarmed that there are people who insist that the voices and arguments of those with differing opinions should be not only silenced but eliminated from publication … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray

Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray I am a mom of four children, ages 6 to 15, in Castle Rock. Three of my children attend a charter school and my oldest is at the neighborhood high school. We have been … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Meek

Vote for Meek Having known and worked with Susan Meek on public education issues since 2013, there is no one more qualified and capable of serving in District A on the Douglas County Board of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Andy, Kory, Franceen

Vote for Andy, Kory, Franceen When candidates start talking “visioning” and “strategic plans,” I hear the pitter-patter of little unicorn hooves. At the Oct. 10 debate, only three candidates … more

Letter to the editor: Vote with kids in mind

Vote with kids in mind As we are midway through another election season, it is imperative that our community become informed as to who is running for the DCSD school board.  My oldest was in … more

Letter to the editor: Not an even fight

Not an even fight I am sitting in my home office/study reading two letters from a couple of guys who took exception to a letter I wrote a few weeks ago. A little background on me. I am looking at a … more

Letter to the editor: A crucial line of defense

A crucial line of defense Why does this paper continue to publish letters from the gun rights crowd that are pure drivel? Let’s start with not letting another opinion even be published – that’s … more

Letter to the editor: A new America

A new America Wow! Roy Legg apparently doesn’t believe in free speech. In his letter he lamented that this paper prints letters from citizens who don’t share his opinion regarding armed teachers. … more

Letter to the editor: It doesn’t make sense

It doesn’t make sense I was struck by the phrase “awarding grant money remains unclear” in the story about the DougCo commissioners’ $10 million dollar fund for school safety. This lack of … more

Letter to the editor: Support our sheriff

Support our sheriff My wife and I support Sheriff Spurlock 110% in his effort to reduce shootings in Douglas County. We agree with Sheriff Spurlock that the recall effort is politically and … more

Letter to the editor: Choices are clear

Choices are clear As a retired teacher and minister, and parent of two graduates, I am thankful for the work of the new Douglas County school board. Not long ago, board meetings were fraught with … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray

Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray As a retired teacher and grandparent, I’m very concerned about the future of our children, their schools and their teachers. Regarding the upcoming Douglas County School … more

Letter to the editor: Eliminate weapons of war

Eliminate weapons of war Why does this paper continue to publish letters from the gun rights crowd that are pure drivel? A teacher firing a few rounds through a classroom door might deter a gunman … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray

Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray Now that the field is set for our upcoming school board election, I am thrilled to see that three committed and qualified pro-public education candidates have emerged. As a … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to board, Tucker

Kudos to board, Tucker My family has lived in Highlands Ranch for 12 years and our kids attend our neighborhood middle school. I am writing in praise of our current Douglas County School Board and … more

Letter to the editor: Picking the wrong fight

Picking the wrong fight I comment on Jessica Gibbs’ Aug. 23 article, “Douglas County School District Seeks Ouster of Charter School That Has Armed Staff,” because I had interviewed several of … more
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