Letters to the editor
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Earlier this year, principals at middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District were blindsided by sudden budget cuts which will directly impact students this fall. Despite outcry from … more
In 2017, the usually ho-hum school board election is grabbing national attention. The Elevate Douglas County candidates Randy, Ryan, Debora and Grant are running to sustain educational excellence for … more
I sat on the Douglas County School District Charter Application Review Team as a parent volunteer for three straight years, ending just last year, and not once did I hear that there was student … more
Nothing quite admits the failure of an agenda than seeing those who previously supported it, distancing themselves from it right before an election.   Deb Scheffel publicly endorsed the … more
The Douglas County Federation is compelled to respond to misinformation shared by Directors Geddes and Peck at a recent board meeting. They stated DCF is opposed to performance-based pay or basing a … more
The recent article written by Tom Skelley addressing County Assessor Lisa Frizell's downside warning of property tax assessment rates, doesn't add up when you look at the numbers. The … more
Although I shouldn't be surprised anymore, I was when President Trump announced his not even thinly veiled, self-serving tax cut. After promising to cut middle-income taxes and target the rich, … more
Once again, the commissioners of Douglas County prove that fiscal responsibility is an alien concept. The law enforcement driver training center and the crime lab are two more projects that are … more
I'm writing to remember Carla Turner to the community. I met Carla in 2005, when she applied for the-then spanking-new Douglas County Youth Initiative. Carla's experience with a host of social … more
It's extremely sad, and frustrating, to see the unchecked growth in Douglas County, and the cities within the county. We all understand that growth will happen, but it needs to happen responsibly. … more
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