Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Hold colleges accountable

Hold colleges accountable I won’t be voting for any candidate who supports college loan forgiveness through a new law, bankruptcy or any other means. I and my children worked to pay for college … more

Letter to the editor: Careful, but normal

Careful, but normal My friend, Anna, and I have lived a total of 162 years, which makes us a tad older than most people in Douglas County. I am not going ro reveal our (her) age, but I’m the older … more

Letter to the editor: Empowering young women

Empowering young women When I think back to when I was a 16-year-old girl in 1978, I was only expected to get good grades, go to college, get married, and raise a family. Fortunately, people in my … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to Snowmass

Kudos to Snowmass It takes a village — Snowmass Village — to show the rest of Colorado how to enforce the red flag law. I urge all residents of Douglas County to go on the internet and read about … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would benefit workers

Bill would benefit workers Almost six out of 10 private-sector, nonunion employees have forced arbitration in their employment  contracts. That means that they have given up their rights to hold … more

Letter to the editor: Gun violence all too real

Gun violence all too real I am a mother of young children here in Parker. Since moving to this community five years ago, I have experienced numerous reminders of the ways gun violence impacts our … more

Letter to the editor: A strong law

A strong law On Feb. 3, several Colorado Republicans introduced a bill that seeks to repeal Colorado’s Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO or “red flag”) law. The move likely stems from … more

Letter to the editor: Keep church, state separate

Keep church, state separate Have the Douglas County Commissioners forgotten about a recent lawsuit concerning the use of taxpayer money in the form of vouchers that the Douglas County School Board … more

Letter to the editor: Keep all kids safe

Keep all kids safe I would like to applaud the actions of the Douglas County commissioners in awarding grants to schools for the purpose of school safety. One of the schools mentioned in a recent … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners stand by funding

Commissioners stand by funding In a recent letter to the editor, Mr. Robert Clarke expresses concern regarding the legality of spending certain county funds for school safety, but his underlying … more

Letter to the editor: Losing respect for GOP

Losing respect for GOP In 2016, I attended a backyard rally for Congressman Coffman. He assured supporters in attendance that Republicans needed to be elected because they are the only ones who can … more

Letter to the editor: No place for politics

No place for politics I am a resident of Douglas County and I’m proud of our community. However I am disappointed in the reception myself and other survivors of gun violence, including STEM parents … more

Letter to the editor: What about the state constitution?

What about the state constitution? When reading the news article online regarding the Douglas County commissioners granting public taxpayer money to Douglas County schools, something caught my eye. … more

Letter to the editor: Honor victims and heroes

Honor victims and heroes My family has lived in Douglas County for seven years. My 12-year-old daughter is a survivor of the STEM shooting. Recently, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners … more

Letter to the editor: Up to interpretation?

Up to interpretation? Regardless of whether you support gun control or not, it appears that the Douglas County policy is the most unclear and potentially overreaching when comparing views between … more

Letter to the editor: Senator effective, bipartisan

Senator effective, bipartisan Sen. Gardner has been characterized as “not doing anything” for Colorado.  Actually, he has done a lot for us.  I was most impressed with Ambassador Nikki Haley … more

Letter to the editor: Will he do right thing?

Will he do right thing? Sen. Cory Gardner has been largely mum about his views on the impeachment trial that is being planned by the Senate. A recent news article reported Gardner’s comment that … more

Letter to the editor: A fund worth helping

A fund worth helping Colorado Gives day is now past and this is a good time to recognize the local Hearts and Hands Fund while the bookkeepers are busy adding up Gives Day donations. Perhaps not well … more

Letter to the editor: A revealing opportunity

A revealing opportunity We will not lie, steal or cheat, nor tolerate anyone among us who does. This rather quaint and simple sentence is the Air Force Academy cadet honor code. This code was adopted … more

Letter to the editor: An irresponsible move

An irresponsible move As a taxpayer, homeowner, parent and regular patron of Douglas County Libraries, I was disappointed to learn that the Douglas County Libraries Board of Trustees had decided to … more
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