Letters to the editor
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Growing up, I was fortunate enough to learn some timeless values, including being: Open to new ideas, while respecting differences, being kind and polite, and tolerant of those with differing … more
I am well past the age of needing schools for my children, although funding them seems to be a "till-death-do-you-part" proposition. That I'm happy to do, because I think all of us profit from making … more
Vote yes on Jeffco school bond I’m supporting Jeffco Schools’ 2016 mill/bond campaign — yes on 3A & 3B — because I believe in Jeffco Schools. We have strong traditions … more
Doug Benevento's remarks following his belated resignation from the Douglas County School Board brought a rare opportunity for me to agree with his position: change is hard for some … more
The importance of a local media presence, in this case the Highlands Ranch Herald, was underscored with your front-page story on the HRCA decision to sell part of its operation to an outside company. … more
Does the Jeffo taxpayer exist primarily for the nourishment of its fiscally irresponsible over-spending (R-1) School Board? Why should any single entity (especially … more
When I moved from the exploding town of Parker in 2001, to the quiet property at the mouth of Castlewood Canyon, it was to escape the ever-present construction and traffic noise, pollution and lack … more
I read with interest the recent article on heightened tensions between the school board and the community. Everyone is calling for things to de-escalate but nobody knows how to start. I would like … more
A recent headline in this newspaper said, "Meeting outbursts highlight tension" at the Douglas County School Board meeting. Maybe it should have been "Mob rule threatens  to take over … more
Kudos to Amy Fienen of Castle Rock Citizens for Responsible Development for her work on behalf of our community.  Although she says, "I am not a politically motivated person," her political … more
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