Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Fight gerrymandering

I have faith that when our democratic elections are protected from unfair practices like gerrymandering, that our government will represent the will of the people. When we vote this November, we will … more

Letter to the Editor: Praise for Pyne

House District 27 has lost an even-handed and thoughtful candidate with Lang Sias moving over to run for Lt. Governor with Walker Stapleton. We are fortunate to have another candidate with a … more

Letter to the Editor: Triple tax threat

Jeffco Schools $567 million bond will cost $1 billion to retire. With the $33 million mill levy in addition, taxes will be a deadly drag on our local economy. Prioritization of needs is vague or … more

Letter to the Editor: Rollback of clean car standards

Please contact the Colorado Air Quality Commission to encourage them to adopt the low emissions vehicle standards that Governor Hickenlooper proposed and ask that they put said rules into the … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks EPA!

When I used to visit Colorado in the 1960’s and ‘70s, you could hardly see the mountains from Denver because of the brown cloud. By 1985 it was so much better! You could see the mountains most of … more

Letter to the Editor: How much should it cost

The other day as we were checking out of the grocery store the clerk told us we had saved $47, thanks to our coupons and value customer card. When I use one of my credit cards I can save by way … more

Letter to the Editor: Tough to tolerate the tailgate

I shared some of the same experiences with tailgaters as Mr. Smith. If you slam on your brakes in retaliation, it can be considered as aggressive driving. Occasionally, I would feel so appreciative … more

Letter to the Editor: Graffiti ghoul a gonner

Last Friday we (my pooch and I) encountered a ghoulish sight down under the 44th Avenue bridge that heads into Anderson Park: I can only describe it as an unpleasant clown-devil face with a gaping … more

Letter to the Editor: The Band-Wagon Effect

The other day I heard that a 12-year-old stated that about half her class in school said they were either Transgender or leaning toward a form of sexuality other than their own. A huge number of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

Vote Brauchler for AG I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. … more

Letter to the Editor: Picking a fight

I have gay/transgender friends, but I have little sympathy for Autumn Scardina because it is patently obvious she/he went looking for a fight. Masterpiece bakery has been headline news for … more

Letter to the Editor: Per the recycling OpEd last week

Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of the city again. I wish you every success in getting city council to pay attention. I have worked on the issue of the trash haulers from the … more

OpEd — Arvada can do better on recycling

Arvada is falling behind on Recycling, we can do better! Did you know that Arvada’s recycling rate is a mere 13 percent? It’s embarrassing. The majority of our waste stream is recyclable or … more

Letter to the Editor: Fellman for school funding measures

As a retired math teacher and administrator, former school board member, parent of two successful Jeffco graduates, and a grandmother, I’ve dreamed of the day we’d have an opportunity to … more

Letter to the editor: Christmas kindness

On Christmas Eve, my husband and I went to Malone’s for breakfast. When it was time to pay our server, we were told that another couple had treated not only us but two other tables in the … more

Letter to the Editor: Next steps to stopping overdose deaths

Thanks for your attention to Overdose Awareness Day, which is recognized internationally on Aug. 31. In recent years, Colorado has made strides in enacting policies to curtail overdose deaths. … more

Letter to the Editor: School funding is community funding

A letter writer last week objected to the cost of the Jeffco Schools District’s funding request. His objection is that it “takes money out of the local economy.” Where on earth does he think … more

Letter to the editor: A retort to the freedoms of the press

It’s about time ... for supporting the free press, written by Andrea Doray greatly confuses this issue. Exactly who is a part and where does a “Free Press” exist? Why … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to proposed heroin injection site in Denver

Please, Denver — and the Colorado General Assembly, we don’t need another “Colorado first” with the proposed heroin injection site — surely soon to be followed by sites all over Denver, … more

Letter to the editor: 14 years of taxes for nothing

Have you read the complaints about the Arvada/Wheat Ridge “G” Line being behind schedule? On Jan. 1 we will have been paying a regressive tax for this rail line for 14 years, not 2 years. Has … more
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