Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Support for the retired

It is a strong belief of mine that when you work for decades and give into our American economy, you should be supported after you retire.  more

Letter to the editor: No excuse not to vote

  In answer to Michael Alcorn’s question (The problem with money in politics, Nov. 11, 2021), I believe it should always be worth fighting a system with dysfunction. And when it comes … more

Letter to the editor: Religious rebuttal

  Thanks to the Nov. 11 letter writer, helping make my point about the need to preserve religious freedom in America, including in its religious schools. Neither Jeffco, nor the State of … more

Letter to the editor: Poor choice

  I had to write to object to the latest issue of the Arvada Press in which the young police officer who accidentally shot John Hurley was not only named but was shown in a photo. They … more

Letter to the editor: Immunity of a different sort

  According to the National Museum of American Diplomacy...an embassy is the headquarters for U.S. Government representatives in a foreign country. Embassies have a special status. While the … more

Letter to the editor: For kids, support Build Back Better Act

  This Sunday, I will walk in the Denver Autism Walk to build awareness about Autism and to celebrate the accomplishments of my grandchild who is on the Autism spectrum. I am passionate about … more

Letter to the editor: Bravo to JSO

  Thank you, thank you, to the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra for a wonderful 69th season premiere concert last weekend!  I am grateful to Dr. William Morse, music director and … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t defund your police!

  Police Departments, and Sheriff’s offices needs much more funding than what is being offered. There is no greater purpose of government than Police and Fire. Did you know that part … more

Letter to the editor: Four Arvada charter changes to consider

  The City Charter is Arvada’s most important legal document. It describes the powers, essential functions, and limitations of our municipal government. After a comprehensive review of … more

Letter to the editor: Harvest Festival Shocker

  Good for Nancy Young in her Sept. 2 letter-to-the-editor to take the city council to task over cancellation of the Harvest Festival. Not long ago I wrote to congratulate council members … more

Letter to the editor: Smoke in our eyes regarding mask mandates

Can any, not remember those summer’s smoke-filled days? How many remember the questioner who asked if the now ubiquitous masks would block inhalation of associated aerosol particles? How … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting the mask mandate

  As someone who witnessed the havoc COVID-19 raged on ICUs across the state after my dad had to be admitted for multiple strokes, I am very supportive of the Jeffco Public Schools mask … more

Letter to the editor: A small way to help get past this nightmare

  Nobody, including me, enjoys wearing a mask. But while our daughter is at school, it is a simple and effective way to keep everyone safe. I know we all were really hoping that things would … more

Letter to the editor: Griffith for council

I am a veteran and a long-time resident of Arvada, CO. I own my own business as a general contractor and have raised my family in this city. Traffic has always been a problem and capacities are not … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Lisa Smith

When I first met Lisa in person, she struck up a conversation with me like we were old friends. Through all of my emails, chats, and calls with her, I have felt valued and heard. Lisa is energetic … more

Letter to the editor: Salute to a local hotel 

We in the (Weld County sheriff’s department) public affairs office just recently learned about this story and feel a long overdue thank you is owed to the managers of the Holiday Inn Express … more

Letters to the editor: Sept. 9

Alcorn’s Aug. 26 column Alcorn is right, he will be getting emails. He continually spouts off hurtful commentary about communities he doesn’t understand. He really seems to have ramped … more

Letter to the Editor: September 2

On canceled Harvest Fest Shocking! I was born and raised in Arvada, and the Arvada Harvest Festival was central to my childhood. I pity the poor children of Arvada who are not experiencing the joy of … more

Letter to the editor: Our forgotten history

  We must not panic over Critical Race Theory, a legitimate idea worthy of discussion at the college graduate level. Its six tenets, as stated by Michael Alcorn, seem reasonable topics for … more

Letter to the editor: Land of confusion over Reagan legacy

  In response to Joe Webb’s letter on Ronald Reagan.Joe wrote “…what Reagan achieved as president was meant for all Americans without exception.All Americans benefited from … more
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