Letters to the editor
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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: Against change to presidential voting

I write this in opposition to SB-42 which unbelievably cancels Colorado’s presidential election results if the state’s results are different than the national results. How can anyone who is … more

Letter to the editor: Lead on environment

I’m a health enthusiast, for both human health and the environment. In my opinion, the two are inextricably linked. I’m concerned because the most recent professional health advice from … more

Letter to the editor: Falling short of the ideal

A letter in the Jan. 17 edition called “Freedom of the Press” as something where “journalists accept to gather, confirm, reconfirm, and report on factual information that is vetted by a … more

Letter to the editor: Missed a march

In your Jan. 24, edition of the Arvada Press, you have a nicely written 2-page spread on the Jan. 19 Womxn’s March. I appreciated reading about this, but it does make me wonder why there is no … more

Letter to the editor: What about the other side

Andrea Doray’s piece in the Jan. 24 edition sounds like she’s stumping for office for the Democrat party. She goes on about current or past elected or appointed officials spending hundred of … more

Letter to the editor: Kindergarten change is fairer

One reader wrote to ask why 5 year-old kids should be kept inside for an additional 4 hours a day, with the new plan to fund all-day kindergarten. Although I favor very limited academics for young … more

Letter to the editor: Wait six years for safety?

I was astounded with the newspaper article on Jan. 17, where the Jeffco school district man in charge of facilities and construction that it will take six years to complete the recent bond issues … more

Letter to the editor: SD-19 in good hands

She’s baaaaack! Rachel Zenzinger barely got the Senate District 19 back in 2017 after a couple of years time-out for Laura Woods’ common sense. With the Senate in session 3 weeks, Rachel’s … more

Letter to the editor: One Street, One Truck is Right for Arvada

At least 70 percent of America’s cities manage waste services like other critical utilities, including water and sewer. And with good reason. What happens to our trash collectively affects our … more

Letter to the editor: Truck yeah Arvada

I’m excited that City Council is exploring One Street, One Truck! The Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee did an excellent job of explaining how this system could work (see page 22 of the Dec. … more

Letter to the editor: Why hold kids captive longer?

Is it tragic or comical that with lower income parents decrying the lack of grass and green spaces in their neighborhoods, conditions which are consigning their children to vegetate inside before … more

Letter to the Editor: Jefferson Parkway disconnect

With great fanfare Arvada (The Arvada Report December 2018/January 2019) announced the final actions before construction begins on the Jefferson Parkway after 50 years of planning and concludes … more

Letter to the editor: Trashing the idea

I read recently that the Arvada City Council is seriously contemplating taking away the citizens’ right to select rash removal companies. There are claims of efficiency and citizen preference … more

Letter to the editor: About free speech

A letter in the 10 Jan. edition conflates free speech with freedom of the press. Yes, both are protected by the First Amendment, but we all know that free speech essentially means the government … more

Letter to the editor: Something to the classic excuse

Have you heard the students excuse for not presenting his homework? ”The dog ate my homework”. This is a 100 percent valid excuse for not presenting the documents. I retired from medicine … more

Letter to the editor: A retort to the freedoms of the press

It’s about time ... for supporting the free press, written by Andrea Doray greatly confuses this issue. Exactly who is a part and where does a “Free Press” exist? Why … more

Letter to the editor: 14 years of taxes for nothing

Have you read the complaints about the Arvada/Wheat Ridge “G” Line being behind schedule? On Jan. 1 we will have been paying a regressive tax for this rail line for 14 years, not 2 years. Has … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to proposed heroin injection site in Denver

Please, Denver — and the Colorado General Assembly, we don’t need another “Colorado first” with the proposed heroin injection site — surely soon to be followed by sites all over Denver, … more

Letter to the editor: Christmas kindness

On Christmas Eve, my husband and I went to Malone’s for breakfast. When it was time to pay our server, we were told that another couple had treated not only us but two other tables in the … more
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