Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Arvada supports the DREAM

Recently Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, with the support of the Arvada City Council, signed his support for the DREAM Act on a letter to Senators Bennet and Gardner. The letter asked the Senators to … more

Letter to the Editor: Put brakes on FasTracks

Views of the test commuter train and partisan fighting over transportation spending have renewed interest in the FasTracks program.After 13 years of taxes without a choo-choo in sight, there’s … more

Letter to the Editor: Cassidy for Assessor

I am supporting Brian Cassidy for Jefferson County Assessor, and here is why you should too! I met Brian and his wife, Ann, 26 years ago. Through the years they have been steadfast neighbors and … more

Letter to the Editor: Good job Wheat Ridge parks crew

Kudos to the Wheat Ridge Parks’ Green Belt crew for their meticulous attention to Anderson Park and the Green Belt trail, and for always responding to my requests over the last couple years to … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco gets less transparent for parents

Why, at their Jan. 11 meeting, did the Jeffco school board take it upon themselves to swiftly pass a consent agenda item making it more difficult for parents to know if their children’s … more

Letter to the Editor: Getting drastic about plastic

In response to Ethan Cohen’s letter, May 31, I couldn’t agree more. So what are we going to do about it? Here’s a couple ideas that very few people are going to like. First, mandatory … more

Letter to the Editor: Spending for spending’s sake?

In the last few editions there have been many letters about the financial shenanigans of the Jeffco School District. Why is the current school board racing to create significant expenditures and … more

Letter to the Editor: A troubling question about school shootings

A troubling question about school shootings Has it occurred to anyone to ask; “Why are school shootings and violence occurring exclusively in Public Schools” and “Why is this mostly … more

Letter to the Editor: Parkway study flaws

Careful reading of the Parkway study reveals some flaws that lead to invalid projections of revenue. The most glaring error is the definition of other highways near the proposed JP route. The … more

Letter to the Editor: We need to defend civil rights

Recently three state legislators – Senator Lundberg(R), Senator Lambert(R), and Representative Rankin(R) – defunded the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD). In order to insure the CCRD … more

Letter to the Editor: About Alcorn and the need for education evolution

Michael Alcorn’s March 1 editorial on his thinking on the “Concept of Institutional Trust” was enjoyable but his conclusions of importance to parents and students in Drake Middle School’s … more

Letter to the Editor: The Civil Rights Commission debate

What Coloradan would think that he would get a fair-shake, if he were brought before a panel dealing largely in thought-crimes (i.e. the Colorado Civil Rights Commission), which functions as a … more

Letter to the Editor: A teacher’s story

My mother became a public school teacher at age 19 in Missouri. After teaching most of the time, the Phi Beta Kappa graduate of CU retired in California at age 60. After she died in 1979 we went … more

Letter to the Editor: Let’s keep a rein on methane

A current public lands issue many readers may wish to know about is the Interior Department proposal to relax methane release regulations from oil wells. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Methane … more

Letter to the Editor: Ridiculous letter

Calling out former President Obama for being a communist is ludicrous. The letter writer hasn’t matched any of Barrack Obama’s actions with the qualifications for being a communist. Perhaps, next … more

Letter to the Editor: A suggestion comrade

We hear proposals to name part of I-25 for Obama. Everything the guy touched fit the academic definition of Communism, and were steps toward his goal of a Marxist state. Wouldn’t Stalin … more

Letter to the editor: Guns make us safer

Guns make us safer Haven’t the tragic events of the last few months involving shootings, vehicle assaults and other attacks once again conclusively proven that ‘on a daily basis our government … more

Letter to the Editor: A gentleman does not patronize

Regarding Michael Alcorn’s “Battle of the Sexes” column... I am a 70 yr.old bipartisan, grandmother from Golden, politically active since the 60’s.Michael … more

Letter to the Editor: A negative state

Watching the State of the Union address by President Trump was an eye opener regarding the state of society. No matter what your political belief, it would seem that you would want your country to … more

Letters to the editor

Time to end PERA’s plight Regarding  Public Employee’s Retirement Association plight, how often have we heard its beneficiaries, legislators, and state office seekers aver that ‘the taxpayer … more
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