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

Taxpayers need a rainy day fund

How great if Colorado would enact a Secure Savings Plan so that all Coloradans can have a rainy-day fund and a retirement plan. Our elected officials need a wake-up call! Thousands of Coloradans … 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: Health tax trouble

Recently, I left my job and with it my health insurance. I’m very concerned about the cost of purchasing my own or finding another job with benefits. Now there’s reason to worry both … more

Letter to the editor: A bookish boon

In the spirit of gift-giving, I like to play a game that flies in the face of technology. Occasionally, I might leave a book at a bus stop. It could be of mixed genre but one I hope would be of … 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: Jefferson Parkway plan will slow Indiana

The proposed Jefferson Parkway is a tollway to be funded and operated by a private enterprise. The current plan is to re-align Indiana Street and will include a roundabout. A roundabout is 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: 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

Letter to the editor: Keep Jeffco schools from falling behind

Parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, local business owners - all Jeffco residents should value investing in our students and our schools and vote Yes on 5A and 5B, the mill levy … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser is best pick for attorney general

I am voting for Phil Weiser for Attorney General. I got to know Phil while he was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law. Phil is brilliant, thoughtful, courageous, humble and humane. … more
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