Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Just a handy slogan

The new school board has just decided that a monopoly education system controlled by them is the best for all students, ignoring any differences or desires for alternate educational paths that … more

Letter to the editor: The rest of the story

Mike Coffman in his guest column regarding tax reform (Dec. 7) failed to provide readers with the complete description of the proposal. He did not mention that the Affordable Care Act will be … more

Letter to the editor: Why waste money?

As various board community committees research various ways to infuse money into the school district's budget, how can some members of the present board consider spending up to six figures of tax … more

Letter to the editor: Where will union fit in?

Two weeks before the recent school board election, there was a story in this paper about a national teachers' union donating $300,000 to the campaigns of the CommUNITY candidates, who eventually … more

Letter to the editor: Voters got it right

I believe we have made the right choices in electing Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris Schor to the Douglas County School Board. They will keep the students' and the teachers' … more

Letter to the editor: Strive for excellence

With the partisan rhetoric of the schoolboard elections behind us, it's time to ask, "will changes proposed by either side actually improve our schools?" While the new, anti-reform board will surely … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to band

Congratulations to the Rock Canyon High School marching band for getting into the semifinals of the State Marching Band Competition at the Air Force Academy. Under the direction of the new band … more

Letter to the editor: Time to get to work

As the new school board of Douglas County takes office, it is time to put into action where they have complained for years about reform not working. Do they have a better plan? Do they have a plan to … more

Letter to the editor: Not the right way

  Referring to ballot measures 4B and 4C, though each has many admirable points to it, all of which I support, each measure has an open ended provision. In 4B, the 1 mill property levy and … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for quality of life

As a South Suburban resident, I urge you to vote yes on South Suburban's 4B and 4C ballot issues. These two ballot issues protect our property values by extending the funding for the stellar work … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 4B

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is awesome and very much appreciated. However, Ballot Issue 4B can be misunderstood. The vote isn't specifically about funding, it's about the sunset provision … more

Letter to the editor: Pay it forward

Let's "pay it forward" by supporting South Suburban Park and Recreation District's Ballot Issues 4B and 4C. Our community has a great opportunity to continue a collective quest for better health for … more

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: Make sure to vote

A longtime friend, former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, once said that putting one's name on a ballot is a deeply personal decision. I also think it's an incredible patriotic thing to do. Let's face it, … more

Letter to the editor: Support South Suburban

I hope that voters in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District will join me and many others in supporting ballot issues 4B and 4C. When our family moved into the district 36 years ago we had … more

Letter to the editor: Say yes to 4B, 4C

Our family moved to Colorado in 1992 and we purchased a fine home in unincorporated Arapahoe County. After living in the south metro area for a while we became aware of and began using South Suburban … more

Roundup of this week's letters on the Douglas County School Board race

A crucial vote against reforms I moved to Douglas County 10 years ago when my sons were babies, specifically for the vibrant, beloved, top-ranked schools. I am a former teacher, charter and … 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: Vote yes on 4B and 4C

On our mail ballots arriving this week, South Suburban Park and Recreation District residents will have the opportunity to ensure the future high quality of our district's amenities through extending … more

Roundup of this week's letters to the editor on the Douglas County School Board races

Vote for choice Every family has a worldview as does every teacher. One's worldview is the basis for one's answers to the ultimate questions: "Where did I come from?" "Why am I here?" and "What is … more
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