Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Bill would help reduce suicide

Bill would help reduce suicide As a one-time state lawmaker who had an “A+” NRA rating and a former Republican candidate for governor, I’m strongly supportive of HB-1177 — a bill that would … more

Letter to the editor: Sheriff deserves support

Sheriff deserves support I’m sorely disappointed at the lack of citizen support and representation shown at the Douglas County commissioners meeting on March 12 by our somewhat elected officials. … more

Letter to the editor: Not everything is political

Not everything is political Thank you for publishing Sean Duffy’s guest column. He carefully and logically explained the process for finding and vetting candidates for the DC Library Board. The … more

Letter to the editor: Bad move by commissioners

Bad move by commissioners More than 25 percent of states across the country have passed red flag laws and another dozen, including Colorado, are considering doing the same. In less than three months … more

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a … more

Letter to the editor: Bill a step for safety

Bill a step for safety All of Highlands Ranch was shocked by the slaying of Deputy Zackari Parrish. Now our Legislature is considering a legal tool that could have prevented Parrish’s murder, by … more

Letter to the editor: Cartoon a very poor choice

Cartoon a very poor choice I was taken aback by and angry with the editorial cartoon in your last issue of the paper. This cartoon mischaracterizes people of faith, Trump voters and conservatives in … more

Letter to the editor: The system is not broken

The system is not broken In response to Roy Legg, our electoral college system of vote counting is not broken. He wants to change it so that if Colorado votes for candidate X, but huge states like … more

Letter to the editor: Stand up for conservative principles

Stand up for conservative principles Consider Robert Clarke’s letter to the editor expressing his dismay at Meghann Silverthorn’s appointment to the Douglas County Library Board on the basis of … more

Letter to the editor: Make every vote count

Make every vote count In his recent letter to the editor, Mr. Grevillius criticizes the bill that would give Colorado’s electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. He implies that … more

Letter to the editor: The wrong direction

The wrong direction As the Douglas County School Board and staff begin spending proceeds from MLO/bonds, why is there a need for a new standing committee to oversee the spending? By the time this new … more

Letter to the editor: A helpful explanation

A helpful explanation Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tucker’s explanation of how the school district is spending money from the mill levy override and bond, which was described in a recent edition of … more

Letter to the editor: It doesn't add up

It doesn't add up If Colorado Republicans want to whine about Democrats trying to equalize our broken system of counting votes, they should take a 1,500-mile trip east to my home state of West … more

Letter to the editor: A political move

A political move I was dismayed to read that Meghann Silverthorn was chosen for a position on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees. Her extreme right-wing ideology was part of the destruction … more

Letter to the editor: A kind gesture

A kind gesture As I grow older — I’ll soon be 82 — I have experienced many kindnesses, like people holding the door for me or inviting me to go ahead of them in line at the grocery store. … more

Letter to the editor: A poor, partisan move

A poor, partisan move In the midst of working feverishly to ensure that no one’s vote counts concerning state tax increases (incessant attacks on TABOR), our Democrat state legislators have come up … more

Letter to the editor: A big-picture fix is needed

A big-picture fix needed DCSD Superintendent Tucker’s recommendation to fire Michelle Grissom can be expected, but it’s a narrowly focused reaction that doesn’t address the root cause of the … more

Letter to the editor: Just the facts, please

Just the facts, please It was disappointing to read Ellis Arnold’s account of certain bills currently being discussed in the Colorado Legislature. “Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal … more

Letter to the editor: A vote against bill

A vote against bill If Mike Foote’s bill in the Colorado Legislature to make the popular vote count becomes law it will have exactly the opposite effect. Your vote won’t count, instead it will … more

Letter to the editor: A bad idea

A bad idea While everyone has been looking down at the 2.02-acre ground proposed for senior apartments/senior center at Dorchester and Ridgeline, many have yet to look up and realize what a monstrous … more
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