Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: No need for tax hike

No need for tax hike The DougCo School Board will ask taxpayers for both a $40 million mill levy override (MLO) and a $250 million bond issue, which means much higher taxes for DougCo residents. … more

Letter to the editor: Numbers tell different story

Numbers tell different story Recently, Heidi Thomas made several blatantly misleading statements regarding another person’s letter to the editor. I’d like to address a couple of those. The first, … more

Letter to the editor: Step up for schools

Step up for schools Kindergartners in both Douglas County and Aurora are cuter than two buttons on a shoe.  Middle-schoolers, despite the occasional crack that they are living proof of aliens among … more

Letter to the editor: Stop anti-Christian bigotry

Stop anti-Christian bigotry The Colorado Civil Rights Division has again gone after Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, a Christian. This time, they’re giving credence to a complaint by a … more

Letter to the editor: Think of the kids

Think of the kids If Congress doesn’t act to save it, we could lose one of the best federal programs keeping kids healthy: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF uses funds from offshore … more

Letter to the editor: Ballot measure not fair

Ballot measure not fair The following is a type of parody of a solicitor’s visit based on the recent article, “School board approves tax measures for ballot” by Alex Dewind. Knock, knock. … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s rebuild DCSD

Let’s rebuild DCSD After eight years of unnecessary school reforms and underfunding, the time has come for the voters of Douglas County to once again show their support for public education. We can … more

Rules for letters to the editor

Colorado Community Media welcomes letters to the editor. Please keep in mind the following rules: • Submit your letter in a Word document or in the body of an email. No PDFs, please. • Letters … more

Letter to the editor: Time for change in Congress

Time for change in Congress I’m a retired Douglas County professional sharing why I think it is time for a change after generally voting Republican since 1976. No, it’s not Trump (entirely). … more

Letter to the editor: Support ballot measures

Support ballot measures I’m writing to express my gratitude to the Douglas County School District Board of Education for unanimously voting to add two local school-funding measures to the ballot … more

Letter to the editor: Schools do need the money

Schools do need the money Smith Young's letter in the Aug. 16 paper advising us to defeat any Douglas County School District bond proposal is flawed in several respects. He states that the district's … more

Letter to the editor: Keep momentum going

Keep momentum going A letter printed in your Aug. 16 edition shows why it is so important to get out and vote for the school-funding measures this November. Because if you believe those who … more

Letter to the editor: Letter writer was off base on teachers

Letter writer off base In his letter last week, Smith Young made several blatently incorrect statements. I’d like to address one in particular: “$53,080 is a good salary with full benefits for … more

About letters to the editor (updated)

Colorado Community Media welcomes letters to the editor. Please keep in mind the following rules: • Submit your letter in a Word document or in the body of an email. No PDFs, please. • Letters … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to tax hike to fund schools

Say no to tax hike Views expressed at the Aug. 7 Douglas County School Board meeting were one-sided perspectives by tax-increase advocates. But we must ask, where’s the doom and gloom catastrophic … more

Letter to the editor: A double dip?

A double dip? As the Douglas County School Board attempts to have charter parents get behind a possible bond election, are they selling out neighborhood schools for votes? If charter schools were … more

Letter to the editor: School board’s sales job

School board’s sales job The Douglas County School Board’s strategy for selling the tax increase on the November ballot is now clear. They want money for teacher pay raises but that likely … more

Letter to the editor: Child care a key investment

Child care a key investment As an educator with more than 30 years of experience, I have seen firsthand how high-quality early childhood programs help children and families thrive. While quality … more

Letter to the editor: Pointing out bias is important

Pointing out bias is important My thanks to George Sullivan, of Centennial, for his excellent letter to the editor earlier this month. He stated what I wanted to say, but more elequently than I might … more

Letter to the editor: Ruling doesn’t make sense

Ruling doesn’t make sense A federal judge ruled that the Douglas County School District violated the law by promoting a Christian group’s mission trip. The case involved the Fellowship of … more
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