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Letters to the editor: Jefferson County

Prioritize kids As an educator, and as a parent, I have witnessed the incredible and far-reaching impact early childhood education has had on my daughter, and on kids in my classroom. Most of a … more

Letter to the editor: Would have been nice

  I would like to thank Mayor William, and council members John Marriot and David Jones for voting to allow citizens to have a voice in the trash hauling debate. The despicable action of … more

Letter to the editor: Trash choice chucked

  It’s a sad day in Arvada! It’s A sad day when one council member thinks the public is not smart enough to understand the problem because it is too complicated; I guess ignoring … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco Schools fall opening

  The plan for Jeffco schools this fall is very confusing. Teachers, often the most vulnerable in the classroom, teach some students in person, while teaching the majority online. Will … more

Letter to the editor: Prevent elder abuse

  Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. As Colorado’s population ages, our state is expected to see a 21% increase in the number of Coloradans diagnosed with … more

Letter to the editor: A sharp distinction

  The media, with an agenda, purposefully conflate legal immigrants with illegal immigrants when they talk about economic contribution and crime statistics. Now we see the same thing … more

Letter to the editor: COVID-19 impacts health and hunger

  Unemployment rates are unprecedented, leaving people across the country facing food insecurity for the first time, including families in our neighborhoods. Community Table is working … more

Letter to the editor: Legal issue behind case

  In the past few days, a number of conservatives have been publishing op-eds supporting changes to qualified immunity, which prevents officers from being sued in civil court for actions … more

Letter to the editor: Salute to strong Highlands Ranch teen

Patrick Boland, your story left me in awe and quite humbled by your strength in coping with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (the story: “Highlands Ranch teen’s a … more

Letter to the editor: Voting procedures scrutinized

Voting procedures scrutinized I read a letter to the editor last week claiming there was no fraud in mail-in voting. While that may be so, I have had personal experience with some deficiencies in our … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting Jake for DA

 I support Jake Lilly for DA for Jefferson & Gilpen Counties (JD1) because he’s been for Criminal Justice Reform before it was cool.    Jake believes our … more

Letter to the editor: Help prevent suicide in America

Help prevent suicide in America In this time of uncertainty, it is especially important to take care of our mental health. more

Letter to the Editor: Supportive of single hauler in Arvada

"Last week, I watched a riveting City Council workshop on organized trash and recycling, and found the information helpful and exciting. I am grateful to city staff for working so long and so hard on … more

Letter to the editor: Opportunity to improve life in Arvada

City Council has an opportunity to improve the quality of life in Arvada by making our waste and recycling system more affordable and efficient while providing more choice and recycling options … more

Letter to the editor: We can be better on race

As a white woman, I attended a middle school where I was the minority. In high school (1970s), I went to Mississippi to help rebuild a black community and became friends with … more

Letter to the editor: Wear mask to demonstrate care

Wear mask to demonstrate care In response to the letter by Smith Young, you claim that your opposition to wearing a mask is “obstructing choice.” Is wearing a seat belt “obstructing choice” … more

Letter to the editor: COVID fever?

  Would much, if any, of the post Minneapolis event mayhem, now occurring in Denver and other cities, have happened, if the frustrated, fear driven, and unemployed rioters still had their … more

Letter to the editor: Polis should stop

  Here we are 2-3 weeks after the Water’s Edge Winery and C&C Café openings without a single related COVID-19 incidence being exposed in the media. It is highly unlikely that … more

Letter to the editor: Something stinks with trash plan

  People of Arvada, please wake up and smell the foul deal that some members of the Arvada City Council are attempting to force on us, without giving us the chance to vote.We are talking … more

Letter to the editor: Next steps for COLEG

  As a candidate for County Commissioner, one of my top priorities is a flourishing environment for Jefferson County businesses. Little did I know when I made that commitment that our … more
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