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Two weeks before the recent school board election, there was a story in this paper about a national teachers' union donating $300,000 to the campaigns of the CommUNITY candidates, who eventually … more
I believe we have made the right choices in electing Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris Schor to the Douglas County School Board. They will keep the students' and the teachers' … more
With the partisan rhetoric of the schoolboard elections behind us, it's time to ask, "will changes proposed by either side actually improve our schools?" While the new, anti-reform board will surely … more
Congratulations to the Rock Canyon High School marching band for getting into the semifinals of the State Marching Band Competition at the Air Force Academy. Under the direction of the new band … more
As the new school board of Douglas County takes office, it is time to put into action where they have complained for years about reform not working. Do they have a better plan? Do they have a plan to … more
Thank you, Craig Marshall Smith, for your recent column. It drives me crazy to see people with their pets off leash just walking around like they own the neighborhood. My favorite line that they … more
A longtime friend, former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, once said that putting one's name on a ballot is a deeply personal decision. I also think it's an incredible patriotic thing to do. Let's face it, … more
A crucial vote against reforms I moved to Douglas County 10 years ago when my sons were babies, specifically for the vibrant, beloved, top-ranked schools. I am a former teacher, charter and … more
With almost two months left to go, the 2017 hurricane season is breaking records. The combined costs of Harvey, Irma and Maria are nearly $400 billion; almost 300 people in the region have lost their … more
Vote for choice Every family has a worldview as does every teacher. One's worldview is the basis for one's answers to the ultimate questions: "Where did I come from?" "Why am I here?" and "What is … more
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