Letters to the editor
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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

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
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