Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor - School board switcheroo

School board switcheroo After campaigning to keep politics out of the district, and pledging fiscal prudence; these silly notions have already been cast aside. The newest Douglas County School Board … more

Letter to the editor: What have you sacrificed?

Brave patriots have made sacrifices for America all through America's history. From the Revolutionary War through to the present, they have answered the call. My Grandpa … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County health board endorses selfishness

I am a parent of two children attending Douglas County schools, and I am a practicing physician. I support continued layered COVID mitigation measures, including … more

Letter to the editor: Like a spinning top in Douglas County

No, Commissioner Laydon, there aren’t dozens of staffed hospital beds lying vacant, and unless hospitalized patients are going to be attended by family members … one bed + no … more

Letter to the editor: Reconsider equity policy in the Douglas County schools

An open letter to Douglas County School Board President David Ray: I read with interest your praise of the outgoing school district board members. more

Letter to the editor: Join fight against air pollution

I am a concerned parent in Douglas County. My children deserve to breathe clean air. Everyone deserves to breathe clean air. We should be able to enjoy the great … more

Letter to the editor: Vouchers, here we go again

Before even completing his victory lap, a newly elected director of the Douglas County Board of Education is backtracking on one of his campaign promises. Vouchers are … more

Letter to the editor: COVID toll is staggering

Let’s look at the science for COVID-19. Here are the numbers from the CDC on deaths from COVID-19. Deaths recorded for people under 18 are around 558. Deaths recorded for … more

Letter to the editor: Do your part for health, says Lone Tree's mayor

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw how vital Colorado’s health care workers are to keeping our communities safe and healthy. As mayor of Lone Tree, I witnessed how … more

Letter to the editor: The Douglas county health board follies

When will this Board of Health farce end? At a town hall, Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon insisted the new BoH will “not cost one more penny” than the … more

Letter to the editor: A telling moment at Douglas County school board meeting

At the most recent school board meeting, a woman said (and this is a direct quote): “How dare you put special-needs kids before my own kids?” Not only is it required by law for … more

Letter to the editor: Examine disease numbers

We continue to be bombarded with selective fear “facts” about COVID-19 that fail the “science test.” For instance, how many people know what the percent is of deaths … more

Letter to the editor: Health board is pandering

The “Big Lie” has come to the local level here in Douglas County. The new “Douglas County Board of Health” President Beneveneto says: “This board is not … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County health plan is heedless

For 55 years the Tri-County Health Department has effectively served the public health needs of Douglas, Adams and Arapahoe counties in a cost-sharing arrangement that is … more

Letter to the editor: Campaign finance reform needed

You shouldn’t be able to buy an election. There is a $2,900 individual donation limit to federal election campaigns, including congressional and presidential … more

Letter to the editor: Reject the Golden Rule for schools

Should “The Golden Rule” apply to schools? (“Those with the gold make the rules.”). In the school board campaign reports, the GOP’s hand-picked candidates, “Kids First”, showed donations of almost $160,000. For a school board race? more

Letter to the editor: Stay the course in Douglas County schools

Stay the course in DCSD Support Holtzmann, Leung, Martinez and Watkins for the DCSD School Board. The results speak for themselves. During a global pandemic and unprecedented circumstances that … more

Letter to the editor: Be wary of 'Kids First' slate for Douglas County School Board

Be wary of `Kids First' slate As a Douglas County resident and devoted mother, I am flabbergasted that a slate of local Douglas County School Board candidates has been endorsed by the national … more

Letter to the editor: Student values Leung’s leadership on Douglas County school board

I am a junior at Mountain Vista High School. Although the pandemic has brought immense hardships upon the community, I acknowledge that it has greatly fortified my … more

Letter to the editor: Look again at Afghanistan

I cannot sit back and allow the letter to the editor in the Sept. 9 edition titled “Remember Afghanistan facts” to go unanswered. The letter said the Biden … more
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