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The truth about the Olde Town Residences development

Earlier this spring, the Arvada City Council approved what has certainly been a controversial proposal on the nine acres of blighted land near Wadsworth Boulevard and West 56th Avenue, along the RTD …

Wheat Ridge would benefit from some de-weeding

I encourage the Wheat Ridge City Council to not allow the establishment of marijuana accessory consumption rooms as provided for in the recently passed House Bill 1258.  And, I would further …

Some tips I’ve learned about how to be a geezer

According to Webster Dictionary a geezer is a old grumpy man. But in my opinion with the advent of transgender identities, and for the purpose of this column, a geezer doesn’t have to be a man. …

Amidst all the change leap into the adventure

“Just because everything’s changing, Doesn’t mean it’s never been this way before. All you can do is try to know who your friends are, As you head off to the war. Pick a star on the dark …

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A message to my 17-year-old self at graduation

Because of the way school districts used to determine the age cut-offs for entering kindergarten, I started school at age 4 and graduated high school at 17. I had been at college almost two months …
Letters to the Editor
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Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth …
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Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative …
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Letter to the editor: Still no Gold Line!

We in Arvada and the rest of the Gold Line (despite a fully electrified line and a huge bi-level parking lot, in downtown Arvada) is two years overdue, and we are still waiting for train service …
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Letter to the editor: School funding going up, so why is administration getting so much?

Jeffco schools board gave initial approval for the proposed budget which has more growth in administrators. In fact administration has grown over 25 percent in the last few years. Included in the …
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Letter to the editor: Good news for parents

I’d like to thank the state legislature for passing the Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit bill, HB18-1208, which will make child care more affordable for more families across the …
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