Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Anti-death penalty

It is time to end the death penalty in Colorado. It is expensive, unfairly applied, and unnecessary for plea bargaining. As a librarian within the criminal justice system, I have come to know several … more

Letter to the editor: Murder in our name

Is it a tragedy or downright evil, that Iranian General Soleimani was murdered by the US shortly after arriving in Baghdad on a commercial flight, bearing his Government’s response to a Saudi … more

Letter to the edtor: Bury the death penalty

  My college boyfriend was murdered in 1979. That same year, my manager at the bookstore I worked at was murdered. More than a decade later, a client I represented in a divorce proceeding was … more

Letter to the editor: Disappointed in Perlmutter

  Democrats have desired to impeach President Trump since Election Day. Many publicly stated as much. This gave rise to the Russia collusion investigation and subsequent appointment of … more

Letter to the editor: Duped on the decade

  We are constantly hearing that this is the end of the decade, unfortunately many TV and radio commentators seem to have forgotten basic math. A decade is 10 years. The first year is one, … more

Letter to the editor: History of troop useage

  In response to  Mr.Dibble’s query related to the use of U.S. Army troops against civilians; one incident that pops instantly to mind is when Herbert Hoover ordered Doug MacArthur … more

Letter to the editor: Olde Town issue

  The city council’s denial of the Grandview Station development was extraordinary. The project was approved by planning staff, Design Review Committee, Director of Community … more

Letter to the editor: Violated his oath

The President of the United States takes an oath of office required by our Constitution. Every President from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Franklin Roosevelt has affirmed this oath. They … more

Letter to the editor: Appalled by plowing

I was totally appalled at the terrible job the city of Arvada did plowing the snow on November 26. I am taking about major roads like Ward Road and Ralston Road. We pay a lot in taxes and expect city … more

Letter to the editor: Enough of impeachment

Had enough TV coverage of people with nothing to say, opinions of Harvard leftists, cover-up of the corruption of Joe Biden, known mainly as the comedians’ livelihood for decades? Hasn’t all of … more

Letter to the editor: Reliable witnesses for impeachment

The impeachment hearings are bringing out far more than I expected, from incredibly reliable nonpartisan witnesses, both diplomats and constitutional scholars. It has been made clear that our … more

Letter to the editor: Something stinks

Our community and our state need to deal with our methane problem. Methane is 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and therefore, a major driver of climate disruption, in the … more

Letter to the editor: What are we paying for?

Do we really understand what “we are paying for” with the taxes we pay? Our Governments, Employees and Representatives don't always appear to be transparent or clear in where taxes go. Laws and … more

Letter to the editor: HOPE bill for Alzheimer's help

Today, 73,000 Coloradans are living with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. Last year, 252,000 of their family members and friends provided 287 million hours of unpaid care to support their … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more

Letter to the editor: Harriet Hall for Mayor

I have worked with Harriet Hall for many years on a variety of issues related to Arvada, from preserving our historic legacy to opposing inappropriate, luxury developments that do not fit the … more

Letter to the editor: Marc Williams for mayor

I have known Marc since 1979 when he moved to Arvada and became active in the Arvada Chamber of Commerce. Since then, I have had the pleasure of serving with him on many Arvada task forces, … more

Letter to the editor: Excited for Mayor Hall

I’m excited to vote for Harriet Hall for Arvada’s Mayor! She believes in responsible development, which means that she wouldn’t use tax dollars to subsidize luxury apartments unless they … more

Letter to the editor: Mayors for Marc

As former mayors of Arvada, we support Mayor Marc Williams’ re-election. Marc has a record of serving the best interests of all Arvadans and staying above partisan politics. We all should agree … more
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