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Before 1987, Castle Rock voters elected their mayor. That changed and, according to him two weeks ago, Cliff Orr and a few others signed the charter in July 1987 that took that right from them. I - … more
Re: the recent Q&A with state Rep. Kevin Van Winkle and his answers to the question of the two most important issues the Legislature must tackle this session. Rep. Van Winkle identifies … more
By not supporting the petition, you are telling the voters of Castle Rock: "No! You do not have the right to vote for your mayor and we do not want to give you that right. It is OK for all the other … more
I wrote our Senator, Cory Gardner, and implored him to not vote for Betsy DeVos as education secretary. I based my argument on the confirmation hearings where she displayed an almost complete … more
On Feb. 6, Senate Bill 17-005, a bill that would allow a county sheriff to provide training to educators seeking to carry a concealed weapon in school, led by state Sen. Chris Holbert, of Parker, and … more
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
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
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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