Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: A good deed

A good deed My husband and I were driving from McPherson, Kansas, to the mountains when we stopped in Castle Rock for groceries. We want to thank a wonderful, but unknown lady who stayed with our van … more

Letter to the editor: Take deal off table

Take deal off table If I were a billionaire (and you don’t know that I’m not) I too would make the same decision as our Douglas County commissioners and donate my $10 million to the school … more

Letter to the editor: DCSD has made strides

DCSD has made strides As a long time Douglas county resident, a parent of two Douglas county school district graduates, and as I look forward to the birth of my first grandchild, I am reminded once … more

Letter to the editor: Meek deserves your vote

Meek deserves your vote I would like to extend my gratitude to Wendy Vogel for representing my area, District A, on the Douglas County School Board for these past four years. Wendy has been a true … more

Letter to the editor: Schools are in right direction

Schools are in right direction I am a parent of two high school students in Douglas County. We are very excited to start the new school year. As we were driving all around Highlands Ranch this … more

Letter to the editor: Meek a strong candidate

Meek a strong candidate I’m so excited to see that Susan Meek has decided to run for school board. Not only is she experienced and knowledgeable about education policy at the school, district and … more

Letter to the editor: Make sure you are heard

Make sure you are heard Have you heard of The Borgen Project? TBP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, fighting global poverty since 2003. The organization encompasses a wide network of active … more

Letter to the editor: Results needed on school safety

Results needed on school safety What happened to the days when kids could freely come and go to school, be instructed on reading, writing and arithmetic with teachers responsible for teaching, … more

Letter to the editor: It’s not really free

It’s not really free The headline reads “DCSD Offers Free, Full-day Kindergarten This Fall.” Then, the first paragraph goes on to explain the miracle of House Bill 12-1262. Free? Really? DCSD … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner not right fit

Gardner not right fit Colorado needs a senator who will work for everyone in Colorado regardless of their political party. Unfortunately, Cory Gardner is not that senator. Gardner did the right thing … more

Letter to the editor: Lack of morality is problem

Lack of morality is problem  Predictably, various committees are forming and meeting to discuss “causes of school violence” and related topics. It is interesting to note that these “leaders in … more

Letter to the editor: School district needs a CBA

District needs a CBA The future is bright for Douglas County schools. I, as a teacher and parent, appreciate the hard work that has gone into the board of education end statements, new strategic plan … more

Letter to the editor: Won’t get fooled again

Won’t get fooled again Monday, I was approved to speak at the June 18 meeting, receiving confirmation stating: “PublicComment is scheduled…at 6:10 p.m.” I arrived at 6 p.m. to dozens of … more

Letter to the editor: A high-tech solution

Following is a school safety proposal I’ve submitted to the Physical School Safety and Protection Funding Committee to help facilitate spending our county government’s $10 million surplus. The … more

Letter to the editor: Some are denied a chance

Some are denied a chance Response to Ronald Nigh letter to the editor published in the June 6 paper:Dear Mr. Nigh: You are new to Colorado? For your information, Colorado led the way in abortion … more

Letter to the editor: Where does it stop?

Where does it stop? In response to Ronald Nigh letter on June 6, I agree, let's get an amendment to the Colorado Constitution that "a woman has the right to an abortion and a doctor has the freedom … more

Letter to the editor: An alternative

An alternative Rather than providing bond money to charters, the Douglas County School District may want to use those funds to match the county’s offer and in turn provide additional resources to … more

Letter to the editor: A mature decision

A mature decision Oh, the shock! Oh, the horror! Imagine, the Douglas County Board of Education denied the request of the DC Federation of Teachers — the union — to re-install collective … more

Letter to the editor: School board merits support

School board merits support This is not a pro- teachers’ union letter, and it’s not an anti-teachers’ union letter. It’s a common sense letter. As a Douglas County mom who has put in … more

Letter to the editor: Self-defense is our right

Self-defense is our right In her letter to the editor last month, Darcelia Beck correctly notes that we cannot control human behavior. She claims we can control inanimate objects. She proposes we … more
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