Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Some points about PERA

In the March 29 edition, in letters to the editor, a couple letters suggested Colorado let PERA go bankrupt; as if they, and the state, 1) were separated from, and not a part of PERA, and 2) that … more

Letter to the Editor: Another look at those student protestors

Another look at those student protests Have you wondered how many students walked out of school for a so-called gun protest with a clear workable plan in mind? Watching and reading news reports I … more

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 … more

Letter to the Editor: Expect trouble from teachers

We hear that Oklahoma’s teachers are on strike because, the average salary of $45,276 requires second jobs to keep off food stamps. We know many folks who work twice as hard and would be pleased … more

Letters to the editor: Housing policy hurts Arvada

Housing policy hurts Arvada As we continue to build luxury complexes, the average cost of housing rises for all of us. If we do not include attainable units with new development, the housing market … 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

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: 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: 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: 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 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

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: Cannot legislate morality

In response to “not facing the problem” letter to the editor last week: There is nothing wrong with the letter writer’s moral compass, however, you cannot legislate morality or … more

Letter to the Editor: Not facing the problem

Not facing the problem It is good and right that Colorado state lawmakers are “Facing the Problem” of opioid addiction and the resulting overdose deaths. As reported in the Jan. 4 newspaper … 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: 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: Cars, not coal plants, are the worst

Yes, renewables as an alternative to coal is good. Colorado is doing a good job toward that end. From 2010 to 2016 our electricity from renewables doubled, now at 20 percent of total. We ranked … more

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: Some schooling suggestions

Jeffco School Superintendent Glass’ calls, in his monthly op-ed, “Generations” visions, calling for public comment, which follows. There’s need for at least a year of … more

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