Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Column was spot-on

Thank you, Craig Marshall Smith, for your recent column. It drives me crazy to see people with their pets off leash just walking around like they own the neighborhood. My favorite line that they … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to the environment, let's work to calm the storm

With almost two months left to go, the 2017 hurricane season is breaking records. The combined costs of Harvey, Irma and Maria are nearly $400 billion; almost 300 people in the region have lost their … more

Letter to the Editor: Biblically speaking

I read with interest the Sept. 7 article by Jessica Gibbs on The State of the Bible in 2017. It is of course no surprise that most people who read the Bible are older. Many youth (not all) today and … more

Letter: Local film industry still has ways to go

I'm afraid letter writer Brian Olson has pretty well nailed it with regard to the prospects for big-time film and other media production in Colorado ("What's the Incentive", Aug. 25, 2017 issue). … more

Letter: Does civil discourse still exist?

I was amused by the word you used in your recent headline to describe the actions by "constituents" at a town hall with Cory Gardner - "chided." No, it was more that the screamers stole his, and … more

Letter: Don't make the wrong choice

Recently there is a trend in letters to the editor about the upcoming school board election that I assume are coordinated based on similar styles of wording.They follow a pattern; "if you are looking … more

Letter: Time to change course

As a parent of two children enrolled in DCSD schools (a high school junior and a first-grader) I am thrilled to support grassroots candidates Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris … more

Letter: Vote for change in schools

In 2009, education reformers took over the Douglas County School Board. They have spent the last eight years conducting expensive, unproven experiments with our tax dollars. Year after year, they … more

Letter: Act brings needed support

There are 244,000 people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. As someone who has served in this role, I am proud to support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training … more

Letter: Did senator learn lessons?

Sen. Cory Gardner is chair of the re-election committee for GOP senators, so of course he'd meet with the president of the Colorado Business Roundtable and left Thursday for a fundraiser with … more

Letter: Act brings needed support

There are 244,000 people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. As someone who has served in this role, I am proud to support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training … more

Letter: Fresh faces, ideas needed

We've all heard it a million times: politics has no place in education. Yet, politics is exactly what we've seen on the school board in recent years. Many of our board members have lost their focus … more

Letter: What's the incentive?

I have been reading/seeing a lot about the Town of Parker's plans to build a 70-acre digital/film campus that could create 4,000 jobs. Wow! As far as Hollywood being a "monolith" that stopped a long … more

Letter: Our great local people

In June, we went to a concert at the Amphitheater at Carpenter Fields in Thornton. As we came in from the parking lot, the basket on my walker was full but I put my compact red umbrella on top to … more

Letter: Slate is the right choice

In 2017, the usually ho-hum school board election is grabbing national attention. The Elevate Douglas County candidates Randy, Ryan, Debora and Grant are running to sustain educational excellence for … more

Lettr: Scheffel's experience crucial

I was thrilled to see Debora Scheffel announce her candidacy for the Douglas County school board. Dr. Scheffel started her career right here in Douglas County as a special education teacher, and she … more

Letter: Hit the reset button

Recent years have been hard in the Douglas County School District. Our schools are still excellent, as the many people moving here for them can attest. But the pace of change has been far, far too … more

Letter: Parkway still problematic

The recent article on the Jefferson Parkway does a good job of presenting the arguments for the JP, but not as much for the opposition.  As Dan Hartman said, it "is a bad project that will … more

Letter: The limitations of U.S. might

If indeed 'Might can make right' as claimed in an Aug. 3 letter, would not 1940's Germany and Japan have been the most righteous nations on earth? How has the so-called 'strength' … more

Letter: Scrutinizing Coffman's plan

In response to "Plan has potential of moving ACA replacement forward," a guest column by U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman: Representative Coffman's proposal for repealing and replacing the ACA presents … more
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