Letters to the editor
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OPEN LETTER: Property tax relief – local governments can and should act

Editor’s note: This is an open letter written by the Elbert County commissioners in response to the spike in assessed valuations. more

Letter - Short on common sense

Short on common sense A few days ago we received our 2023 Water Wise Guide Guide from Centennial Water. This guide was an excellent instruction guide for the novice homeowner to conserve water. It … more

Letter - Cartoon was over line

Cartoon was over line As news spreads across the country exposing Republican racist roots, we have our local GOP crawling out from under those same rocks. GOP posted an insensitive, tone-deaf cartoon … more

Letter - Polis wants renters, not owners

Polis wants renters, not owners Jared Polis' SB23-213 is designed to make us all renters forever instead of homeowners who can build wealth and equity by living happily in our beautiful Colorado … more

Letter - Polis wants renters, not owners

Polis wants renters, not owners Jared Polis’ SB23-213 is designed to make us all renters forever instead of homeowners who can build wealth and equity by living happily in our beautiful Colorado … more

Letter - Misguided affordable housing bill

Misguided affordable housing bill Senate Bill 23-213 is a 105-page jerrycan of gasoline ready to pour onto the fire of housing shortages in Colorado. The bill’s title alone is 148 words long. SB213 … more

Letter - William will drag GOP down

William will drag GOP down Some Colorado GOP insiders and opinion writers bemoan the election of far-right, conspiracy theorist and election denier Dave Williams to head the Colorado GOP, and want … more

Letter - Disappointed in Marshall

Disappointed in Marshall When Democrats in the state legislature unveiled plans to consider an assault weapon ban, Rep. Bob Marshall, a Democrat representing Highlands Ranch, declared he does not … more

Letter - Enough infighting

Enough infighting I’m tired of reading about the endless infighting between Douglas County Commissioners. And I agree a county this size may benefit from representation by more than three when two … more

Letter - Housing needs attention

Housing needs attention I commend you on your in-depth look at the housing crisis with your series, “The Long Way Home.” Your reporting shined a big light on the complexity of the situation: … more

Letter - Fight woke ideology

Fight woke ideology I was very disappointed in the defeat of the bill that would require athletes to only compete with those who had same sex at birth. Douglas County Rep. Bob Marshall called the … more

Letter - Support Democrats

Support Democrats Joe Biden was not my choice for the Democratic nominee. I voted for Bernie Sanders. I am willing to admit now that Joe is probably the only Democrat who could have beaten Donald … more

Letter - Unhappy about story

Unhappy about story This letter will be worth writing if it can convert just one of your liberal journalists away from their woke ideology as expressed in your second of a four-part series, The Long … more

Letter - Housing and diversity

Housing and diversity Kudos to Colorado Community Media for a piece of fine local journalism with “The Long Way Home” series examining Colorado’s housing crisis. The January 26 articles … more

Letter - Show kindness, not cruelty

Show kindness, not cruelty I was particularly moved by the homily given at Christmas morning Mass about “holy moments,” and how each of us can provide a powerful kindness to another person in … more

Letter - Please do Santa Fe right

Please do Santa Fe right Regarding the proposed and upcoming Santa Fe Drive improvement between Highlands Ranch Parkway & C470. I would invite staff writer Nina Joss and any other interested … more

Letter - Do better

Do better On Monday, Nov. 21, national news covered the tragic mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs. Only minutes later, national news turned toward the increasing ineffectiveness of … more

Letter: Unhappy with status quo

Unhappy with status quo A couple of papers back I read a letter from a person who thought that Joe Biden was doing a good job as president. At first I thought I was reading the Denver Post but his … more

Letter - Douglas County hijinks

Douglas County hijinks Douglas County has many leaders in the county government. The county commissioners fight among themselves and go into investigations and innuendos. They pronounce about being … more

Letter - Support arming educators

Support arming educators We are responding to the Oct. 13 letter to the editor from Kyra Storojev about the Douglas County sheriff’s race and school safety. As the parents of Kendrick Castillo, who … more
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