Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Celebrating American Indian heritage

During this month, our nation and the Lakewood Blue Spruce Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the Native Americans who were the … more

Letter to the editor: Sad about 73 outcome

Coming from a family of teachers in Colorado, we are saddened and heartbroken about the lack of support Colorado voters gave to Colorado public schools, educators and students in our state in voting … more

Letter to the editor: End of election relief

We can all breathe a sigh of relief that the onslaught of political ads are over, at least for the moment. My hope now is that our elected officials do not go right back to business as usual. The … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco tax cut setting us up to fail

One reason that the Jeffco budget may be cut is the loss of revenue caused by a two to one vote by the County Commissioners to eliminate the County portion of the Business Personal Property Tax. To … more

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same.George and I worked … more

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students … more

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. … more

Letter to the editor: Brian Cassidy for Assessor

This county’s tax payers, especially small businesses, need change – they need fair and accurate property valuations that represent actual value rather than inflated unrealistic values that add … more

Letter to the editor: Colorado kids deserve better

I was a Jeffco 3rd grader the last time Colorado was near the national average in per pupil funding — 35 years ago. Today, we trail $2,800 below the national average in per pupil funding. Colorado … more

Letter to the editor: Vote No on Jeffco 5A & 5 B

According to a previous Jefferson county school board member, school bonds are used exclusively to build new schools for newly constructed housing. A subsidy for out-of-control housing growth … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has proven history

As an engaged Jefferson County resident, here’s my local voting practice: the closer to my backyard, the less I care about party and platform; the more I care about Proven History, Prudence, … more

Letter to the editor: We cannot delay on 5A and 5B

In the course of my life, I have been a Jeffco student, teacher, principal, and now proud school board member. This November, a YES on 5A & 5B helps secure quality education today and for … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco students deserve 5A and 5B

It was with great dismay that I watched two years ago as other metro area districts passed their bond and mills, while Jeffco did not. Adams 12, Cherry Creek, Aurora, Denver and Englewood schools … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has leadership experience

I support Lesley Dahlkemper for Jeffco Commissioner. She was the best thing to ever happen to our School Board when, as a parent of a Jeffco student, I felt our Board had hit bottom. Lesley was a … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same. George and I … more

Letter to the editor: State says oil and gas rules suffice

As an Arvada resident who works in the oil and gas industry, I not only care about the products my company produces and the state of our economy, but I also deeply care about the health and safety of … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for schools and students

I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students to be good citizens who make … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Frank Teunissen

Once again we are heading into uncertain financial times. The finances of Jefferson County are as much at risk as our personal finances. This is one of many reasons I support Frank Teunissen for … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s ride this wave

“I have a vision that the morning after the election’s headlines will read, “Mid-Term Election Turn Out at All Time High.” There is a wave coming, and it’s a wave of justice, equality, … more
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