Letters to the editor
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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: 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

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Letter: Plan doesn't solve problem

There are two frontage roads along I-25 from Castle Rock to the Tomah Road exit, one on the east side and one on the west. Together, they have four lanes, two in each direction, the same as I-25. … more

Letter: Time to embrace change

Respect is a crucial ingredient in any relationship voters have with elected officials. That's true of all elected positions at all levels. But it is especially true when it comes to elected school … more

Letter: Bad move by senator

Sen. Gardner:  The majority of Americans were opposed to your actions to repeal the protections of the Affordable Care Act. You voted for it anyway. Your work to dismantle this life-saving … more

Letter: Let's elevate our schools

Some kids write imaginative short stories as youngsters, some love numbers, and some collect bugs and butterflies from early on. My daughter loved dinosaurs and the planets. That's why we in Douglas … more

Letter: Let's elevate our schools

Some kids write imaginative short stories as youngsters, some love numbers, and some collect bugs and butterflies from early on. My daughter loved dinosaurs and the planets. That's why we in Douglas … more

Letter: Bad move by senator

Sen. Gardner:  The majority of Americans were opposed to your actions to repeal the protections of the Affordable Care Act. You voted for it anyway. Your work to dismantle this life-saving … more

Letter: Agency needs to be protected

July 21 was the birthday of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB is a federal agency with the sole purpose of protecting the average consumer from being taken advantage of by big banks … more

Letter: Setting the record straight

The Douglas County Federation is compelled to respond to misinformation shared by Directors Geddes and Peck at a recent board meeting. They stated DCF is opposed to performance-based pay or basing a … more

Letter: More of the same

Nothing quite admits the failure of an agenda than seeing those who previously supported it, distancing themselves from it right before an election.   Deb Scheffel publicly endorsed the … more

Letter: We lost a special person

I'm writing to remember Carla Turner to the community. I met Carla in 2005, when she applied for the-then spanking-new Douglas County Youth Initiative. Carla's experience with a host of social … more
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