Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Heads up on trash hauling

  This month on March 15 Arvada held a video/phone presentation regarding the proposed new trash services. Apparently, this was not very well publicized as less than 50 Arvada residents … more

Letter to the editor: Seasonal situation?

  Now that the precedent has been set by panic-driven autocrats, to indefinitely shut down our state, nation, and the entire world for what may be a nasty seasonal respiratory illness, why … more

Letter to the editor: Hidden heroes

  We worry about the folks who have had their jobs removed by the COVID-19 pandemic while our nation “shelters in place.” The doctors and nurses on the front line are in the … more

Letter to the editor: Methodists’ morality

  Your story about the Methodist Church’s inevitable split over LGBTQ issues, took more than 2,500 words to say what an online satire site said in a 12-word headline on Jan. 6: … more

Letter to the editor: Drug safety concerns

  I rely on a prescription inhaler to treat my asthma and an EpiPen, as I’m severely allergic to bees. These treatments keep me safe in emergency health situations. I’m … more

Letter to the editor: An attribute not to be admired

  I was stunned to read a recent letter to the editor that praised President Trump’s narcissism. Apparently, we as a nation are benefiting from his being, as the writer stated … more

Letter to the editor: County must decide

  The Feb. 20 Tanscript listed the Jefferson County employees, which numbered 2,880+, and their salaries, which would need a monumental calculator to total. Of course this isn’t the … more

Letter to the editor: What’s the county’s game?

  Why is it that Sheriff Schrader’s jail and his department seem to be taking the biggest hit in Jeffco’s purported attempt to right its financial ship? Why have we not seen … more

Letter to the editor: Protecting voting rights

  For years I’ve seen the wealthy Republican elite, lacking a message that will resonate with average Americans, have been seeking ways outside of accepted democratic norms to maintain … more

Letter to the editor: A negative review

  On Donald Trump as Employee of the Year: Let’s consider some other performance metrics over the last three years. He has overspent his projects’ budgets (the National Debt … more

Letter to the editor: Wildlife threatened

  On Jan. 11 I attended an all-day bird-friendly, climate-friendly conference presented by Audubon of the Rockies, Xcel Energy and the city of Ft. Collins. The featured speaker was Ed Begley … more

Letter to the editor: Caucus coming up

Though Colorado has a mail in primary vote for president, many do not realize that there is still a caucus meeting for Republicans on Saturday, March 7. Most of Arvada will meet at 10 a.m. at Ralston … more

Letter to the editor: Wannabe emperor has no clothes

  Now past his possible removal via impeachment, Donald Trump is as arrogant as ever, or worse!  A frequent letter to the editor writer complained about “hate” from … more

Letter to the editor: Focus more on issues

  The media is presenting the election and the Democratic primaries and caucuses as though they were a horse race. We get poll numbers, scores, demographics, and percentages, but we … more

Letter to the editor: Reframing socialism

  If your idea of socialism is limited to Russia, Cuba, Venezuela, East Germany, China, and North Korea, I can understand having negative opinion. Instead, study some modern European … more

Letter to the editor: We must do what we can

What happened in the Senate impeachment trial sickened me, and I’m sure that others feel the same. Regardless of political party, it was abundantly clear to me that our current president … more

Letter to the editor: President acquitted

  Now that the so-called House Democrat instigated impeachment-effort has collapsed, and Pres. Trump has been rightfully ‘Acquitted’ regarding two non-criminal charges, especially … more

Letter to the editor: Employee of the year

I submit this nomination for Employee of the Year. We hired him three years ago, even though his experience was in another industry. His promises were compelling, promising to Make America Great … more

Letter to the editor: Help for the homeless

The NO votes against Proposition CC were about 15% of Colorado registered voters, but they won and kept TABOR money from paying for needed projects. Money was to go for public schools and higher … more

Letter to the editor: Socialism misrepresented

This recent appreciation for socialism by our younger generations is quite unsettling. Recent polls show support for Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and others who promise a world of “free … more
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