Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the editor

The non-greatest show on earth I urge every county resident to attend the charade that is our commissioners' meeting! I guarantee you won't feel represented by these actors faking concern to appease … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County's schools made right call

As the controversy over wearing masks continues in Douglas County and our elected officials don’t get it, Douglas County School District has made the right move and is … more

Letter to the editor: Drowning out democracy in Douglas County

Democracy does not preserve freedom simply by one party claiming protection of it. At an Aug. 19 special business meeting, Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon asked … more

Letter to the editor: Remember Afghanistan facts

I am writing in response to the Aug. 26 article about veterans who served in Afghanistan. But first I want to thank them and all members of the military for their service … more

Letter to the editor: Disappointed by deniers in Douglas County

As a resident of Douglas County, I join my family and many friends in voicing our deep disappointment in the uncivil and unneighborly behaviors exhibited by a minority of … more

Letter to the editor: Adults should try to be adults in Douglas County

With regards to the informational meeting DCSD conducted on Aug. 4 concerning the school mask policy: When a 15-year-old is quoted in the article with more sense than … more

Letter to the editor

Commissioners fail to understand As a frontline worker trying to fight the COVID epidemic, I am appalled at your (Douglas County commissioners’) lack of understanding how bad this virus is. To say … more

Letter to the editor: Hit brakes on Douglas County commissioners’ plan

Hit brakes on commissioners’ plan Regarding the July 22 article, “County seeks volunteers to advise on public health,” I note that Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties have been members of the … more

Letter to the editor: COVID affects children, too

COVID affects children, too So those opposing mandatory masks and vaccinations in school argue that COVID doesn’t affect kids? Well it does now. How about 46K new hospitalizations with confirmed … more

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Douglas County's open space director

Thanks to open space director Cheryl Matthews, Douglas County’s Director of Open Space and Natural Resources since 2001, recently announced her retirement. Under Cheryl’s leadership the program … more

Letter to the editor: Pausing Gemini Group contract with Douglas County Schools was right move

Pausing contract was right move As a retired teacher who also did graduate coursework that included critical race theory philosophy training 20 years ago, I understand the current concern with the … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to masks, whose style is being crimped?

My house is on the Vista Trail open space a few hundred yards east of the Platte River Academy on South Colorado Boulevard. more

Letter to the editor: Tri-County does good work on our health

Have you had a swim in a public or community pool? Have your children attended a preschool in Douglas County? Have you dined in a restaurant in Douglas County? Do you value … more
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