Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: A revealing opportunity

A revealing opportunity We will not lie, steal or cheat, nor tolerate anyone among us who does. This rather quaint and simple sentence is the Air Force Academy cadet honor code. This code was adopted … more

Letter to the editor: An irresponsible move

An irresponsible move As a taxpayer, homeowner, parent and regular patron of Douglas County Libraries, I was disappointed to learn that the Douglas County Libraries Board of Trustees had decided to … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to library board

Kudos to library board Like James Larue, I was absolutely astonished and surprised when the Highlands Ranch Library name was changed to James Larue in 2014. I questioned the library board at the time … more

Letter to the editor: Library belongs to us

Library belongs to us As a former member of the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, I am deeply disappointed by the current board’s actions in removing former director James H. Larue’s name … more

Letter to the editor: End carriage rides

End carriage rides A lump of coal to the organizers of the Castle Rock Home and Holiday Show for promoting outdated horse drawn carriage rides. Forcing horses to pull carriages is not only cruel to … more

Letter to the editor: A matter of intolerance?

A matter of intolerance? County Commissioners appoint members to serve on the Douglas County Library Board. The county commissioner race is partisan. So naturally, since commissioners are currently … more

Letter to the editor: We need more than a senior center

We need more than a senior center I too think there needs to be a place for seniors to meet. I also think a senior center is very limited and the space could be more inclusive, more of a community … more

Letter to the editor: A questionable decision

A questionable decision The Douglas County Library Board President announced that James LaRue's name would be removed from the Highlands Ranch Library, reversing a decision his predecessors made in … more

Letter to the editor: Library board was wrong

Library board was wrong I was shocked and angry to read about the unilateral action by the Douglas County library board to rename the James H. Larue Library in Highlands Ranch. To me, it looks a … more

Letter to the editor: Youth vaping a real threat

Youth vaping a real threat Alarm bells should be ringing. Colorado has one of the highest youth vaping rates in the nation, and it’s growing. Over 27% of high school students in Colorado reported … more

Letter to the editor: Bad move by trustees

Bad move by trustees Shame on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, who recently voted to drop the “James H. LaRue” from the name of the library in Highlands Ranch. Let’s not even get … more

Letter to the editor: Library move an insult

Move an insult Reading the article in last week’s paper about the action of the Douglas County Library Board’s decision to delete the name of James LaRue from the library in Highlands Ranch came … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for more progress

Vote for more progress After all three of my children were hurt by the “reforms” in Douglas County Schools from 2010-18, I joined the grassroots effort to elect our current board members in 2015 … more

Letter to the editor: Something to think about

Something to think about In the letters to the editor last week, I tend to agree with Mr. Kullas letter regarding the school board candidates. I also think an open-minded approach for all topics is … more

Letter to the editor: Keep positive momentum

Keep positive momentum We moved to DCSD in 2012. I’d heard about the excellent school district and was pleased that my child could attend DCSD schools. As I learned about the decisions of the … more

Letter to the editor: Meek the clear choice

Meek the clear choice Susan Meek is the clear choice for the Douglas County School Board. Having worked with Susan over the last few years, I have found her to be one of the most intelligent, … more

Letter to the editor: Fresh, new perspectives

Fresh, new perspectives I am writing to give my support to two school board candidates: Kory Nelson. Kory has a broad background in dealing with students and their needs. For 30 years, he has … more

Letter to the editor: Focus on the students

Focus on the students I’m disappointed CCM published a letter full of false accusations on Oct. 17. There was no “punishment” involved in the STEM School charter renewal earlier this year. The … more

Letter to the editor: Anti-fracking request overreaches

Anti-fracking request overreaches Anti-fracking group Colorado Rising lost at the ballot box last November by a vote of 57% to 43% with their Proposition 112, a poorly disguised oil and gas ban. Now, … more

Letter to the editor: The right approach

The right approach I want to praise Hanson, Meek and Ray for taking a stand on student safety. They made it very clear in the student-led forum where they stand. They have come to this decision by … more
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