Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: What are we paying for?

Do we really understand what “we are paying for” with the taxes we pay? Our Governments, Employees and Representatives don't always appear to be transparent or clear in where taxes go. Laws and … more

Letter to the editor: HOPE bill for Alzheimer's help

Today, 73,000 Coloradans are living with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. Last year, 252,000 of their family members and friends provided 287 million hours of unpaid care to support their … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more

Letter to the editor: Harriet Hall for Mayor

I have worked with Harriet Hall for many years on a variety of issues related to Arvada, from preserving our historic legacy to opposing inappropriate, luxury developments that do not fit the … more

Letter to the editor: Marc Williams for mayor

I have known Marc since 1979 when he moved to Arvada and became active in the Arvada Chamber of Commerce. Since then, I have had the pleasure of serving with him on many Arvada task forces, … more

Letter to the editor: Excited for Mayor Hall

I’m excited to vote for Harriet Hall for Arvada’s Mayor! She believes in responsible development, which means that she wouldn’t use tax dollars to subsidize luxury apartments unless they … more

Letter to the editor: Mayors for Marc

As former mayors of Arvada, we support Mayor Marc Williams’ re-election. Marc has a record of serving the best interests of all Arvadans and staying above partisan politics. We all should agree … more

Letter to the editor: Is Jeffco Generations the Right Program for Jeffco?

As a concerned Jeffco citizen I find the academic growth scores decreasing for the 2nd year in a row concerning. Our Superintendent (Dr. Glass) was from Eagle and he implemented “Eagle … more

Letter to the editor: A chance for schools to do better

We should all be concerned about the decreasing academic growth scores the students in our school district have earned in the last several years. They are falling behind other metro area students … more

Letter to the editor: Writing ‘against’ 1A nonsense

Some of the AGAINST comments regarding Ballot Issue 1A, sent to all registered Jeffco voters, were written to purposely confuse and mislead voters. They were submitted by campaigners for its … more

Letter to the editor: Too much, too late

Jefferson County’s Initiative 1A, which wants to keep excess funds over the TABOR (Taxpayers Bill of Rights) limit, is too much too late. Unless the voters approve, no governmental entity may keep … more

Letter to the editor: Arvada roads or pretty medians?

We experience Arvada’s teeth chattering damaged roads, potholes, and below-grade manhole covers every day, but we cannot admire adjacent new medians while we focus on avoiding road dangers. … more

Letter to the editor: Responsible growth

Talking to residents in west Arvada who face road congestion, lack of services and no public transportation, to those living in our older neighborhoods with traffic woes and poorly maintained roads, … more

Letter to the editor: Time for a change

The current mayor has had a very long run in Arvada and it’s time for a change. As yard signs begin popping up all over town I am noticing that the incumbent’s signs are mostly in front of … more

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: Supporting Hall and Simpson

Under the guidance of our current Mayor, it is my opinion that the residential homeowners of East Arvada (bordered on the east by Tennyson St.) have endured perpetual neglect with regard to … 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
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