Letters to the editor
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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 - 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 - 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

Letter - Honesty, ethics needed

Honesty, ethics needed We will not lie, steal, or cheat, nor tolerate among us anyone who does. If the Herald publishes this letter, it will be the second or third time I have been published where I … more

Letter - Keep McLellan on state board

Keep McLellan on state board I strongly encourage your vote to reelect Rebecca McClellan to the Colorado State Board of Education in CD6. Rebecca McClellan has lived in my neighborhood since 1997, … more

Letter - Come around to Rotary

Come around to Rotary We live in a time where people tend to take sides. This month, one year ago, I wanted to escape from negativity and partisanship. Where to turn? I went onto the Highlands Ranch … more

Letter - Biden has achieved much

Biden has achieved much In response to John Couf's letter, “Don't stand with Democrats,” I submit the following response. His claim that President Biden is the worst president we've ever had is … more

Letter - Don’t stand with Democrats

Don’t stand with Democrats In response to the “Stand with Democrats” letter that ran Oct. 6: Biden is the worst president we’ve ever had. I guess people that vote for Democrats don’t like … more

Letter - Vote for Tom Kim

I write to ask you to vote for Tom Kim for State Senate District 27. As a father of two daughters enrolled in public school, Tom is fully invested in improving the public education system in the … more

Letter - Right-wing influence in schools

Right-wing influence in schools Recently, the Douglas County School Board voted to keep equity policy on the front burner. In a split vote, the board directed Superintendent Kane to gather input from … more

Letter - Don’t vote without checking

Don’t vote without checking Don’t vote for any elected official, be it for your municipality, town, city, county or state, who does not want better gun control laws. Yes, our Constitution says we … more

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Letter - Prioritize quality of life

Prioritize quality of life We all either grew up in Castle Rock, or moved here for a vision of a certain quality of life. This is being eroded by the planning commission, the town administration, the … more

Letter - Stop paying outside lawyer

Stop paying outside lawyer I am very angry at our Douglas County commissioners, who must believe that they can spend any amount of tax payer $$$ on pointless projects. I am referring to the … more

Letter - Stand with Democrats

Stand with 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 - Don't be gaslighted

Don't be gaslighted It is that time of year again. Yes boys and girls, it is “gaslighting” time, AKA political ads. Political ads are an excellent way to get a message out, supporting or … more

Letter - Choose Phibbs for sheriff

Choose Phibbs for sheriff I recently had the opportunity to see and hear Mike Phibbs, the unaffiliated candidate for Douglas County sheriff. For the first time, I encountered a candidate with … more

Letter - Huffman supports small business

Huffman supports small business As a small business owner, I can attest to the negative impact we are feeling from inflation and concerns we are having as we face an impending economic downturn. Many … more

Letter - Mental health struggle is real

Mental health struggle is real I am writing in response to the article titled “From the Editor: I have been there — Unmasking mental health can lead to help,” published in your newspaper the … more
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