Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Should continuity trump achievement?

Do Jeffco parents and taxpayers know that the number or our K-3rd graders with 'Significant Reading Deficiencies' had increased to 11 percent last year rather than decreasing to 9 percent as was … more

Letter to the editor: Fight factory farming

All over the United States, we maintain an endless amount of factory farms- in 2012 there was a recorded 2.1 million factory farms in America alone. In Colorado, we participate in nationwide … more

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a … more

Letter to the editor: Beltway blues

I am a mom and resident of Leyden Rock — A majestic community where my family of 4 (and two pups) have made lifelong friends and become part of a cohesive community. Or, so we thought. At … more

Letter to the editor: Hunters against gun violence

I’ve owned a rifle and hunted since I was 14 years old. I taught my four children about gun safety and we still hunt together. After the massacre at Columbine High School, people started … more

Letter to the editor: Not transparent on Glass

On March 7 the Jeffco School Board met and once again violated their obligation to transparency. The agenda contained an extension to Superintendent Glass’s contract. The contract had not been … more

Letter to the editor: Accountability accepted

I am very pleased to read that the writer who claimed professional journalism is not held accountable has surrendered that argument. He does so when when he calls attention to a defamation lawsuit … 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

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
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