Letters to the editor
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Letter: Another side on end of Roe

Another side on end of Roe This is in response to the June 30 article, “Residents protest end of Roe v. Wade at city’s courthouse.” I would like to share another side of the June 24 overturning … more

Letter: Kellner plays fear card

Kellner plays fear card Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney John Kellner, Republican candidate for Colorado attorney general, mimics his party’s tactic of fearmongering, comparing Denver to the … more

Letter: Candidates put property over life

Candidates put property over life You have to stand for something or you will fall for anything. Lyrics to a song by a country music singer, Aaron Tippin. After the Fourth of July mass shooting in … more

Letter: Some courage at last

Some courage at last Regarding the June 30 article “Commissioners pivot on homeless approach”: I have been very discouraged by attitudes so prevalent in Douglas County … loss of a sense of … more

Letter: Weekly deflects accountability

Weekly deflects accountability In his recent half-page campaign ad, Darren Weekly blames Democrats for the increased crime rates in Douglas County. Weekly also offers his plan for more patrol boots … more

Letter: Freedom from tyranny needed

Freedom from tyranny needed On July 4, 1776, the leaders of the American Colonists signed a Declaration of Independence to free the Colonists from the tyranny of the British crown. Thomas Paine, an … more

Letter: Two Forks was missed chance

Two Forks was missed chance In regard to Douglas County’s (and other entities’) quest for water: can anyone remember and say Two Forks Dam? Thanks to former President George H.W. Bush’s early … more

Letter - Drag show protest was misguided

Drag show protest was misguided In response to the June 23 article “Drag show protesters, counterprotesters eye future events”: What’s “normal” in America right now, Ms. Overbeck, are … more

Letter - Disappointed by drag show decision

Disappointed by drag show decision I was sad and disappointed to read in the June 23 issue of the Highlands Ranch Herald that the Southridge Recreation Center sponsored a drag show. I wager that most … more

Letter: LPS interpreters deserve better

LPS interpreters deserve better After Littleton Public Schools board members voted to deny collective bargaining rights to interpreters for deaf/hard-of-hearing students on June 9, I was reminded of … more

Letter: Laydon has integrity

Laydon has integrity I am so proud to have Abe Laydon as county commissioner representing my district. Over the last few years, Commissioner Laydon was a leader in opening Douglas County so local … more

Letter: We are not helpless against gun violence

We are not helpless against gun violence I’m sure I am not alone in feeling many emotions after the killing of children in Uvalde, Texas last month. I have experienced sadness, anger, fear, and … more

Letter: Weekly is excellent choice

Weekly is excellent choice Douglas County has a long history of excellent leadership in the sheriff’s office. Our community safety standards and enforcement — much like the geographical distance … more

Letter: Assault weapons are false idol

Assault weapons are false idol I am white and used to be a Christian. One of my mother’s brothers, Uncle Lowell, was a Methodist minister who ministered to two or three backwoods congregations in … more

Letter: Directors showing bad faith

Directors showing bad faith A growing chorus of Highlands Ranch residents are bringing awareness to an upcoming “drag” show on June 17 at the community’s Southridge Recreation Center. While … more

Letter: Frizell is best for HD45

Frizell is best for HD45 Lisa Frizell is the right person at the right time to represent us here in House District 45. Lisa’s unique principles, experience and leadership enable her to hit the … more

Letter - Don't believe smear by GOP

Don't believe smear by GOP Talk about a smear campaign. Recently the official Douglas County Republicans sent out a smear email accusing the Douglas County Democratic Party of creating and … more

Letter - Buck’s words felt hollow

Buck’s words felt hollow I attended the Memorial Day remembrance in Littleton. I also attended the ceremony in Highlands Ranch. At Littleton’s event, the only speakers were veterans and a … more

Letter - Sheriff explains Weekly support

Sheriff explains Weekly support Primary ballots are in the mail, and I’ve received over a hundred texts, emails, and phone calls from people asking me “who should I vote for in the primary for … more

Letter - Societal decay is problem

Societal decay is problem Why would a human being do something like this to other human beings? Evil. You can’t “ban” evil any more than you can “ban” earthquakes. As for “thoughts and … more
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