Letters to the editor
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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: One extreme to another

One extreme to another The sad saga of George Shipley and the barking dog once again highlights the extreme spectrum of effectiveness an HOA can operate in. On one hand, back in the 1990s, we had the … 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: Going to the dogs

Going to the dogs We too live in quiet desperation due to the entitled thinking of a neighbor with a barking dog. Since they moved in a year ago, we are awakened daily between 3 and 5 a.m. to their … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you

Thank you After noting the absence of a Toys for Tots effort in Castle Pines Village last year, a couple of Marines teamed up with Louie Lee, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker, to reinstitute the … 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

Letter to the editor: Kudos to library board

Kudos to library board Like James Larue, I was absolutely astonished and surprised when the Highlands Ranch Library name was changed to James Larue in 2014. I questioned the library board at the time … more

Letter to the editor: Library belongs to us

Library belongs to us As a former member of the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, I am deeply disappointed by the current board’s actions in removing former director James H. Larue’s name … more

Letter to the editor: End carriage rides

End carriage rides A lump of coal to the organizers of the Castle Rock Home and Holiday Show for promoting outdated horse drawn carriage rides. Forcing horses to pull carriages is not only cruel to … more

Letter to the editor: A matter of intolerance?

A matter of intolerance? County Commissioners appoint members to serve on the Douglas County Library Board. The county commissioner race is partisan. So naturally, since commissioners are currently … more

Letter to the editor: We need more than a senior center

We need more than a senior center I too think there needs to be a place for seniors to meet. I also think a senior center is very limited and the space could be more inclusive, more of a community … more

Letter to the editor: A questionable decision

A questionable decision The Douglas County Library Board President announced that James LaRue's name would be removed from the Highlands Ranch Library, reversing a decision his predecessors made in … more

Letter to the editor: Library board was wrong

Library board was wrong I was shocked and angry to read about the unilateral action by the Douglas County library board to rename the James H. Larue Library in Highlands Ranch. To me, it looks a … more

Letter to the editor: Youth vaping a real threat

Youth vaping a real threat Alarm bells should be ringing. Colorado has one of the highest youth vaping rates in the nation, and it’s growing. Over 27% of high school students in Colorado reported … more

Letter to the editor: Bad move by trustees

Bad move by trustees Shame on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, who recently voted to drop the “James H. LaRue” from the name of the library in Highlands Ranch. Let’s not even get … more

Letter to the editor: Library move an insult

Move an insult Reading the article in last week’s paper about the action of the Douglas County Library Board’s decision to delete the name of James LaRue from the library in Highlands Ranch came … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for more progress

Vote for more progress After all three of my children were hurt by the “reforms” in Douglas County Schools from 2010-18, I joined the grassroots effort to elect our current board members in 2015 … more
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