Letters to the editor
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Letter - Thanks for good work

Thanks for good work I want to thank Thelma Grimes, the editor of our Lone Tree Voice. Since you have started the whole paper has more pertinent information and I especially I enjoy your personal … more

Letter - Word from a reader

Word from a reader When I first picked up a copy of the Centennial Citizen, I was expecting a “pennysaver” sort of paper whose few threadbare articles were there only to fill the space between … more

Letter - Save America at ballot box

Save America at ballot box The people who voted for Joe Biden for president in 2020 were led to believe he was the great uniter, the moderate, the one who would reach across the aisle for bipartisan … more

Letter - Need facts on bond, MLO

Need facts on bond, MLO How does one go about improving the chances of getting a $450 million bond issue and $60 million mill levy override passed? Most of us support public education and see the … more

Letter - Say no to MLO

Say no to MLO The Douglas County School Board passed a mill and bond in 2019. A lockdown and three years later, the board is again requesting more money. Why? DCSD has lost over 3,500 students since … more

Letter - Why men care about abortion

Why men care about abortion This is in response to Linda Newell's guest column dated Aug. 11. Linda asks the question “Why would men be so interested in allowing the government to tell a person … more

Letter - A thought about charters

A thought about charters As expected after nearly a year of researching possible tax increase for schools our Douglas County School Board approved a ballot question that even research demonstrated it … more

Letter - Stick with three commissioners

Stick with three commissioners The bad idea of adding two more Douglas County commissioners as published Aug. 25 by Elliott Wenzler is an article that reads more like a story or allegory than a news … more

Letter - It’s time for five

It’s time for five There are strong logical arguments for upgrading to five commissioners: 1) Three commissioners can’t adequately represent the whole county of 375,000 residents. The … more

Letter - Editorial got it right

Editorial got it right Thelma Grimes’ Aug. 11 editorial, “Cough it Up,” was a breath of fresh air. Between the legally suspicious antics of the new school board, the silly battles between the … more

Letter - Five commissioners needed

Five commissioners needed The article “Commissioners Teal, Laydon vote to investigate Thomas again” points to more than just the dysfunction of a Board of County Commissioners. The series of … more

Letter - Republican nonsense

Republican nonsense What part of Secret, Top Secret and other government security clearances do Republicans and Republican members of Congress not understand? One of the most responsible positions a … more

Letter - Pro-life movement cares

Pro-life movement cares In response to Linda Newell’s “Since you asked …” column on Aug. 11: Not only a woman (the only gender with a uterus), but a man too can understand the dignity of … more

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
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