Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: City Council needs to move forward on trash

  In community surveys in 2017 and 2019, more than 60% of Arvadans supported changing to an organized waste hauling system. After extensive research by City Staff, City Council, and the … more

Letter to the editor: We should all vote on trash issue

  I am writing about the pending vote before Arvada City Council for a city sponsored waste hauler. As I watched the City Council meeting on May 4th, I became very concerned about the urgency … more

Letter to the editor: Trash this idea

  I am strongly opposed to a single hauler trash monopoly in Arvada for many reasons. First, Republic is a $9 billion a year Phoenix-based company that was sued in Missouri (Bridgeton … more

Letter to the editor: Time to set things aside

  Did anyone take the time to? • Thank their own personal “Higher Being” or someone, for keeping you and your loved ones safe • Thank a front line responder for … more

Letter to the editor: How does Jeffco’s garden grow?

  Springtime is a very important season for gardeners. Food crisis looming— every day of this growing season counts heavily. This year, after springtime crops were planted, JCPS … more

Letter to the editor: Right call

  I refute letters like Tracy Abell’s and Mary McWilliams’ about Michael Alcorn’s language and use of “Wuhan Virus” as “politically incorrect.” Even … more

Letter to the editor: Essentially confused

  Is anyone as confused as I am regarding essential and non-essential workers? Does anyone believe this will give our government pause to reconsider what the real job of government entails? … more

Letter to the editor: How does Jeffco's garden grow?

Springtime is a very important season for gardeners. Food crisis looming— every day of this growing season counts heavily. This year, after springtime crops were planted, JCPS abruptly … more

Letter to the editor: A good haul

  Changing to an organized waste system will provide lower prices, more services and better protections for Arvada residents. Such a system is not a monopoly — various licensed waste … more

Letter to the editor: What to call it?

  What to call the current pandemic is another flashpoint in the tiresome political correctness battles. The “China Virus,” the “Wuhan Virus,” the “Covid-19 … more

Letter to the editor: Drug smuggling surge

  During the war with Vietnam, the U.S. Coast Guard was very successful at denying enemy forces a maritime route for getting soldiers, ammunition etc. to communist forces in South … more

Letter to the editor: Why not more furloughs?

  Hopefully by the time your paper is printed, our elected officials who run special districts, local municipalities, Jefferson County and the state of Colorado will have followed the lead of … more

Letter to the editor: Borgen Project can help

  It can be easy to be pessimistic about the state that our world and society is in on a normal day but this sentiment can especially be felt right now as we face a pandemic with COVID-19. … more

Letter to the editor: McGoff for Arvada Fire Protection District Board

The Arvada Fire Protection District, starting as the Arvada Volunteer Fire Department in 1911, has built an excellent reputation over the years.To help keep that reputation, I think Mark McGoff would … more

Letter to the editor: McGoff my pick

  Being elected and serving on the Arvada Fire Protection District Board requires a person with a broad range of experience and understanding of government and community. Mark McGoff has a … more

Letter to the editor: About that Sooper suggestion

  Maria Wagner’s letter made me laugh and cry. We all should be grateful for everything that King Soopers and the other stores that are open are doing for the community. Many of their … more

Letter to the editor: Questions for the governor

  Is it the unelected officials at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment who are advising you as to which businesses are essential and can remain open? Have the … more

Letter to the editor: China’s wrongdoing

  A letter in the April 2 edition accuses Michael Alcorn of “stoking the flames of racism” for calling COVID-19 a Chinese curse.  But there is nothing racist about naming … more

Letter to the editor: Support and counseling

  For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease (76,000 living with the disease and 256,000 unpaid caregivers), the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. Caring … more

Letter to the editor: Durkin for DA

  I consider myself an average, but informed citizen. Quite frankly I have been very disturbed lately by the news I am seeing regarding violent felons who have been released back into the … more
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