Letters to the editor
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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: 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: 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: Proud of Pomona theater performances

Proud of Pomona theater performancesWanting a cheap date with my husband, I perused the local options and came across an ad in your newspaper from Pomona High School’s Catwalk Theater and found … more

Letter to the editor: New bond money spending priorities

Jeffco schools presented a lot of information on what upgrades schools would receive if this $567 Million bond passed. Board members talked a lot about having “equitable schools” and making … more

Letter to the editor: A poem to a park

I went to the dog park the other day, And this is what I have to say. To the volunteers, let’s do the math, The hours it took to lay that path. Carpeted trails all neat and … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for Walker Stapleton for better health care

Health Care Op Ed Health care is the most important issue to me in this election. For that reason, I will be voting for Walker Stapleton. As a mother, grandmother, county commissioner and Chair … more

Letter to the Editor: Kudos on clean car call

I am writing to commend Governor John Hickenlooper on his Executive Order for Colorado to join 13 other states in adopting the Advanced Clean Cars standards. As his term comes to an end, it is … more

Letter to the Editor: Climate should be the top issue

Climate should be the top issue Journalists; TV, radio, print, on-line; and concerned citizens, when questioning political candidates from all parties and at all levels on their positions on … more

Letter to the Editor: Allowing children on Rocky Flats should be a crime

Scientists and medical doctors around the world have researched the impacts of plutonium and have found significant risks attached to inhaling a microparticle of plutonium, invisible to the human … more

Letter to the Editor: Summer break scrutiny

In paraphrase, ‘Have we not a School Board that lives in a shoe, which has so much money that it knows not what to do?’ In his first year on the job, has Jeffco’s “Million Dollar … more

Letter to the editor: Hopeful support for school measures

I’d like to say I live in a world of hope. A world where a school district in obvious financial need wouldn’t have to post pictures of sewage leaks at Columbine HS to try and encourage its … more

Letter to the Editor: Geezer goals

I enjoyed Mary Stobie’s accurate fine points of geezer qualifications (How to be a Geezer, July 5 edition). Strict standards, to say the least. A status I’ve often tried to achieve might be a … more

Letter to the editor: Perhaps time for pencil sharpening in school budget

This ballot will be loaded with critical financial and political issues. Shouldn’t we all be taking a closer look at school finances and budgets? Where is the money really going? Jeffco already … more

Letter to the editor: I’ll be voting Yes on Amendment 112

Why? Who paid young people to interfere with petition gathering? Who paid signature gatherers to stop collecting and violate their contract with Colorado Rising? Who has fought common … more

Letter to the editor: Why I care about 5A/5B

Why should I care if the mill levy override and bond package (5A/5B) passes)? I’ve lived in Jefferson County for over 54 years, I’m in my late 70’s, I’m retired, I’m on … more

Letter to the editor: Cook for RTD board

Shelley Cook, running for RTD District L, is the best candidate to represent Arvada in my opinion. Shelley founded and operated the A-Line Shuttle from Arvada to DIA for 13 years. When RTD cut … more

Letter to the editor: Midterm election lessons

Here are a few lessons and questions from the midterms that we can begin discussing prior to the 2020 election season: 1) The problems with democracy are once again uncovered. How many races … more

Letter to the Editor: Troubled by child separation

I am deeply troubled by the Trump administration’s policy which has led to the separation of children from families at the United States’ southern border. While President Trump has signed a … more

Letter to the editor: No Vote = No Democracy

Vote. It is your responsibility to your city, state, and nation. Ensure that you are registered to vote by checking the Secretary of State web site: … more
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