Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Merlin Klotz needs to resign

Merlin Klotz needs to resign Merlin Klotz, Douglas County clerk and recorder, needs to resign — now! Never mind that Mr. Klotz thinks Vice President Mike Pence has “plenary” or absolute powers … more

Letter to the editor: Question on enrollment issue

Question on enrollment issue A recent issue contained an article, “Enrollment decline may devastate schools.” Declining enrollment in the state is real. My question to the many school districts … more

Letter to the editor: Open enrollment offers choice

Open enrollment offers choice This past year has magnified the importance of school choice. Whether it’s providing more options for in-person schooling or offering different learning environments … more

Letter to the editor: Vaccine can’t fix yahoos

Vaccine can’t fix yahoos I ain’t got much education and the fact I even have an IQ is doubtful. But I have already lived longer than most people in Douglas County and don’t need to be put at … more

Letter to the editor: There is a definition of truth

There is a definition of truth The letter “Who should be the judge?” by Jeri Brown is yet another long line of complete nonsense that has accelerated as a result of the Trump era. If someone does … more

Letter to the editor: Buck shows unpatriotic side

Buck shows unpatriotic side It should be remembered in 2022 that Congressman Ken Buck joined 125 fellow Republicans in an assault on our democracy by endorsing a futile attempt to overturn the … more

Letter to the editor: Dumbing down the youths

Dumbing down the youths I pay an enormous amount of taxes each year to DCSD to educate our youths. Now the district alters the grading system by lowering the standards of the grading system. In my … more

Letter to the editor: Kids need in-person learning

Kids need in-person learning “Open the schools,” Dr. Fauci said recently, speaking with a concurring Gov. Polis, echoing what so many of us are pleading. Why then has DCSD gone the opposite … more

Letter to the editor: Rebuild economy, safeguard planet

Rebuild economy, safeguard planet It’s mid-December and it’s 65 degrees today. Our Colorado weather has always been extreme, but THIS IS NOT NORMAL. We can’t hide from the truth that climate … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t call health clubs essential

Don’t call health clubs essential A recent letter to the editor concerning health clubs did have one point correct, this pandemic is having an impact on everyone’s mental health. I do question … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners back small businesses

Commissioners back small businesses I’m proud to see the Douglas County commissioners standing up for small businesses while protecting the safety of our community, knowing that both lives and … more

Letter to the editor: Paying the price

Paying the price To the letter writer who said that he “[doesn’t] know anyone who didn’t violate this order over the Thanksgiving holiday,” I’m writing to introduce myself. He was referring … more

Letter to the editor: Commissioners need discipline

Commissioners need discipline My treasure file which will be passed on to my two great-granddaughters in the not too distant future includes my first grade report card dated May 17, 1940. The first … more

Letter to the editor: Health orders are impractical

Health orders are impractical While I support most efforts to try to control the spread of COVID, this latest “Red” health order from Governor Polis puzzles me. As you reported in this paper any … more

Letter to the editor: Election mixed red amid blue

Election mixed red amid blue It wasn't all blue for Colorado voters this election. Despite electing Democrats in statewide races, voters chose Republican fiscal policies on two key ballot initiatives … more

Letter to the editor: Praise for GOP principles

Praise for GOP principles This note is directed to Will Johnson of Highlands Ranch regarding his recent letters concerning Republican principles and leadership. Mr. Johnson, thank you for promoting … more

Letter to the editor: Food bank is grateful for help

Food bank is grateful for help Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 was a special day at the Parker Task Force food bank. During our drive-up food drive the community donated 317 cases of food, enough to feed 150 … more

Letter to the editor: Biden brings hope for immigrants

Biden brings hope for immigrants The past four years have been trying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, also known as Dreamers, and many other immigrants. Since 2017, … more

Letter to the editor: Give up one gathering out of respect

Give up one gathering out of respect After over 30 years of hosting Thanksgiving dinner, this year I canceled. As a retired medical technologist, and parent of an emergency room nurse, I have too … more

Letter to the editor: County made right choice with GOP

County made right choice with GOP In a year of record turnout, Douglas County residents made it clear: We continue to choose Republican principles and leadership. Indeed, Republican candidates … more
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