Letters to the editor
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Letter - Let’s have five commissioners

Let’s have five commissioners I read (again) in the Sept. 7 Highlands Ranch Herald about the disagreements among the three Douglas County commissioners. I am distraught that three grown adults are … more

Letter - Open letter to Ken Buck

Open letter to Ken Buck Dear Rep. Ken Buck, You are my representative and if asked today whether I would vote for you again I would hope to find an alternative. First, I question your judgment based … more

Letter - District suffers without funding

District suffers without funding The Douglas County School District suffers at its core due to the lack of funding, particularly for teacher and staff salaries. Because of poor pay, many teachers … more

Letter - Commissioners disappointing

Commissioners disappointing I am a longtime resident of Lone Tree and Douglas County (30 years). As such, I’d like to express my disappointment in the actions of my county commissioners and the … more

Letter - Uneasy about Polis

Uneasy about Polis As whispered concerns grow louder over Joe Biden’s obvious decline, alternative Dem candidates are being conjectured. One such person is our own dear governor Jared Polis, whose … more

Letter - Vote for school funding

Vote for school funding The mill levy override (MLO) and school bond (bond) are investments that will pay dividends to everyone. The MLO and bond are investments in the community. The first question … more

Letter - Financial hypocrisy

not one dime has been repaid. Using my calculator, I come up with $41,000 in county expenses paid for by requests from Laydon and Teal. Am I missing something? When Laydon and Teal can approve … more

Letter - Concerns about Page

Concerns about Page I want to express reservations about Mr. Page’s candidacy for the Douglas County School District Board. Mr. Page doesn’t thoughtfully represent all DCSD families, his promise … more

Letter - Editorial missed mark

  It is hard to believe that the editor of the same newspaper that produced a highly thoughtful, informative and insightful series on housing earlier this year has produced the editorial it … more

Letter - Unhappy with article

The article “The historic value and capital challenges of Geneva Village” only presents a single perspective and is disappointing as a consequence. That perspective is that Geneva Village … more

Letter - Construction a problem

We are a group at Legend High School Parker and we are writing to you to bring attention to the amount of construction happening in the town of Parker. In Parker, there is too much construction … more

Letter - Able Shepherd off-base

Able Shepherd off-base Regarding the Colorado Community Media article “Emails show Able Shepherd organized PrideFest protest, despite denial”: Given the most child predators are heterosexual, the … more

Letter - Stop bad-mouthing equity

Stop bad-mouthing equity In the recent LTE by Susan Renton, she erroneously combines equity with preferential treatment of certain identity groups. Equity is not about giving preferential treatment … more

Letter - Look at funding facts

Look at funding facts Michael Fields penned an inaccurate, slanted, and misleading screed about the school funding issues that will be on the November ballot in Douglas County. First, he stated that … more

Letter - Street plan is bad idea

Street plan is bad idea It is startling to me that the town of Castle Rock would plan the widening of 5th Street to four lanes based on a 2008 survey. Putting narrower lanes and a median down 5th … more

Letter - Gratitude, sorrow over Pride

Gratitude, sorrow over Pride I have deep gratitude and profound sorrow regarding the recent Castle Rock Pride Festival in Douglas County, an event meant to celebrate love, inclusivity, and the LGBTQ+ … more

Letter - Financial follies

Financial follies I’m not a financial genius, but I do have a family member who believes he is. After all, this relative proudly displays a framed, oversized college diploma showing he earned a … more

Letter - DeSantis ... yuck

DeSantis ... yuck Thank you, Thelma Grimes, for your great editorial to Trump supporters about the upcoming 2024 presidential election. Although I have seldom ever been a Republican, I wanted to make … more

Letter - Therapy seems dubious

Therapy seems dubious On July 25, Douglas County Commissioners Abe Laydon and Lora Thomas voted to award a “Suicide Prevention” grant to Castle Rock Pride, the LGBTQ group that produces PrideFest … more

Letter - Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences During the last Douglas County School District (DCSD) board meeting, Director Susan Meek asked our community to provide suggestions on how to “come together over race and … more
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