Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Vote T.O.

I first met T. O. Owens when he volunteered to serve on a Capital Improvements Committee for the City of Arvada. I was pleased that he was a young homeowner in my Council District and interested … more

Letter to the editor: Bad reviews for short term rentals

On Oct. 21, the Arvada City Council will have a public hearing on a new ordinance regulating short-term rentals (for example, Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway). The draft ordinance does not go far enough in … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting CC

This November we all have a chance to start fixing our roads and funding our schools by voting yes on Prop CC. If passed, Prop CC would let the state keep excess tax revenue in the good years … more

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my … more

Letter to the editor: School board endorsements

Four years ago, the Jeffco community came together for our students and for public education, electing our five-member school board. Serving Jeffco in this capacity has been an honor. While we are … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 1A and Prop 66

I’m urging a no vote for both Jeffco 1A and Prop 66. On 1A and 66 we are literally writing the county and state a blank check to go over budget and not be accountable. The county tells us that … more

Letter to the editor: 1A doesn’t decrease crime

Proponents of Jefferson County’s Proposition 1A argue a small tax increase will stem the supposed wave of rising crime and maintain public safety. Citing vague statistics along with the “keep … more

Letter to the editor: Marc Williams for mayor

Marc Williams and I go back many years of friendship. I have been a taxpaying resident of Arvada since 1957, and it has given me a great deal of comfort and pleasure to witness our great … more

Letter to the editor: Opting for Owens

I serve with T.O. Owens on the Technology and Data Privacy Accountability Committee for Jefferson County Public Schools. T.O. approaches problems in a calm, thoughtful, collaborative way. T.O. is … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Owens

Please join me in voting for T.O. Owens in the upcoming Arvada city council election. As a District 2 candidate, T.O. has reached out to many residents to hear their concerns and offer … more

Letter to the editor: Enough with development

Your recent article about development and the possible tearing down of two old houses is a sad commentary of our town. We have development everywhere here. It is out of control! Anywhere there … more

Letter to the editor: Not so easy to erase debt

And just how might the local realtor, who writes a weekly ‘infomercial’ for his agency in several local newspapers or inserts, propose to pay for his proposal (9/19) to cancel all college student … more

Letter to the editor: Cycle safety

True, bicycles have every right to use our roads, but should they? Do you really want to take your life in your hands by mixing your cycle with automobiles? Our son witnessed a cyclists’ death … more

Letter to the editor: A lot of problems

I am writing to express my displeasure with the city of Arvada and its handling of the property on the corner of 60th and Pierce.This once beautiful property is more than an eyesore, it not only … more

Letter to the editor: Getting together on trash

My husband and I have lived on Simms Street for 42 years. We have seen it deteriorate for the past 10 for sure. We have trash trucks on our street five days a week, sometimes more than one hauler per … more

Letters to the editor: Fighting Alzheimer’s

One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. My grandma Patti was one of them. I know how devastating it is for the person living with it and everyone around them. My grandma was … more

Letter to the editor: The sheriff that lived in a shoe

The sheriff that lived in a shoe Whereas both our Jeffco County Commissioners and Sheriff are crying that they will not have enough money to keep a portion of our jail staffed and open; and … more

Letter to the editor: Microplastics a big problem

Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have … more

Letter to the editor: Freedom isn't rubbish

We don't live in a covenant controlled community on purpose! Because we believe in freedom of choice! Now that freedom is threatened by a few people! They complain of trucks in the … more

Letter to the editor: TABOR under attack

We are about to receive a double attack regarding the Tax Payor’s Bill of Rights (TABOR). Not only is Jefferson County attempting to put a hold on TABOR, so is the State of Colorado with … more
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