Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Highlands Ranch Senior Center proposal is 'a boondoggle'

‘Senior Center’ proposal is sham The “Senior Center” project appears to be a boondoggle designed to establish a means for the Highlands Ranch Metro District to eliminate green spaces in the … more

Letter to the editor: Inconvenience isn’t a tragedy

Recently I read that Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon was appealing to the health department to reopen the pools because “it’s a tragedy that pools are … more

Letter to the editor: Follow safe health guidelines

Follow safe health guidelines Since the owners of C&C Coffee and Kitchen (in Castle Rock) are not afraid of the COVID-19 virus and its related laws, I must doubt their adherence to hygiene and … more

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the … more

Threat comes with opportunity

COVID-19 is perhaps the greatest threat to our collective lives — or maybe, one of our greatest opportunities. A May 14 article in the May 14 issue of The Lone Tree Voice brings both into stark … more

Masks are path to reopening

Occam's Razor stipulates that the simplest solution is usually the best solution. All of us want to reopen — we all want the economy to stabilize, to attend family reunions, send our kids back to … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for letting me off the hook

I have lived a long and productive life and I have no interest in prolonging it by spending my last days on a ventilator. Two months ago I instructed my daughter to follow my end-of-life wishes to … more

Letter to the editor: Look into details

Look into details We are all well aware of the COVID-19 crisis, and we urgently need your help. Of utmost importance to most of us is getting back to some sense of normalcy, so our economy can … more

Letter to the editor: Grateful for essential workers

Grateful for essential workers At the April 21 board of county commissioners meeting, as the commissioners weighed how much to open up the county, something was missing. Much concern was expressed … more

Letter to the editor: Hoping for new normal

Hoping for new normal Recently, Paul Albani-Burgio wrote a piece highlighting the finding of significantly cleaner air across the Denver area, according to measurements taken in late March. Those … more

Letter to the editor: Thankful for kindness

Thankful for kindness In a time of so much uncertainty, where all we hear is the negative side of what is going on in the world, it is important to highlight positivity and true acts of kindness. … more

Letter to the editor: Promoting engagement

Promoting engagement For too long, the Highlands Ranch Metro District has lacked engagement with its citizens. Many residents often confuse the Metro District and the Highlands Ranch Community … more

Letter to the editor: Make the right choices

Make the right choices I want to recommend the following individuals for election to the Metro District Board this year: Northeast: Nancy Smith; North Central: Ron Winter; Southwest: Renee Anderson. … more

Letter to the editor: A shared vision

A shared vision Many Douglas County citizens care a great deal about their local government, but too often just the pieces that affect them directly. Whether it is a town council, your RTD Director, … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Winter

Vote for Winter Ron Winter would be an excellent and knowledgeable member of the Metro District Board of Directors. During the 30 years he has lived in Highlands Ranch, Ron often attended community … more

Letter to the editor: Why not more furloughs?

  Hopefully by the time your paper is printed, our elected officials who run special districts, local municipalities, Jefferson County and the state of Colorado will have followed the lead of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Anderson, Jones, Smith

Vote Anderson, Jones, Smith For nearly 40 years, the Highlands Ranch Metro District has provided for our citizens with trails, parks, parkway landscaping, storm water management and a great water … more

Letter to the editor: We need proactive thinking

We need proactive thinking The message we send with our vote is the most powerful voice we have in our democracy. That is why I encourage everyone in Highlands Ranch to vote for Paula Smith, Barrett … more

Letter to the editor: Make your voice heard

Make your voice heard One of the many benefits to living in Highlands Ranch should be the access we have to our local government, but did you know we have an election happening right now? My friends … more

Letter to the editor: Not praiseworthy

Not praiseworthy Recent letter author Priscilla Rahn wrote that Trump deserves praise. Ms. Rahn didn’t comment on why the president waited so long to get serious about the pandemic given we now … more
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